digital tapestries & hart ginsburg
Digital Tapestries creates digital media and curates visual-arts experiences in hope of nourishing and healing people’s mental and emotional states.
In 2015, Hart Ginsburg founded Digital Tapestries in response to his experiences as a psychotherapist. Inspired by the healing potential of art, he aimed to serve the diverse needs of his clients through interactive books and short films. He soon expanded his visual materials by developing a workshop format, offering film screenings as well as panel discussions. Hart’s approach evolved from his life experiences, incorporating both Eastern and Western elements into his aesthetic approach.
Since its inception, Digital Tapestries has grown into a team of artists and professionals that draw from digital media, art, social work, psychotherapy, and communications. Digital Tapestries has hosted workshops at the Gene Siskel Film Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and social service centers in Chicago. Each of Digital Tapestries’ productions – films, books, and workshops – encourages meaningful dialogue and human connection and encourages participants to reach beyond a surface level response by awakening to their own humanistic capacities.
"Inspired by Chaplin, I strive to artistically portray the trials of everyday people. At the same time, I try to blend touches of humor to provide moments for viewers to find something reflective and hopefully joyful that they can bring to their daily lives."