Wish Calling Tree

Chyrsanne Stathacos’ “Wish Calling Tree.” Like leaves, pieces of paper gently sway in the wind with a simple message: “That bullets would turn to roses and hatred to friendship.” A sign with a cellphone number sits next to four benches, lined up like pews. Like a confessional, you can leave your own message with a single call.

The sermonlike installation offers commentary on technology and spiritually, the craziness of war, but also separates the outside world from the

by Tim Kane for THE TIMES UNION,  Sunday, September 14, 2008