Call for Art: CREATIVITY IN AN UNCERTAIN TIME

I am excited to be on the team creating a new series of Zoom art sessions. Jewish Art Salon artist members are invited to submit work for consideration as featured artists. This time of social isolation has led to unforeseen insights. What was familiar to us, what we knew and planned to do, has changed. … Continue reading Call for Art: CREATIVITY IN AN UNCERTAIN TIME

Chutzpah as Art Practice

July 12, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom Shoshana Gugenheim Kedem presents “Chutzpah as Art Practice”. Through the lens of Jewish identity and indigeneity, feminism and re-insertion, Shoshana Gugenheim Kedem will share from select social practice works created between 2016 and 2020 during the tenure of her MFA studies in Art and … Continue reading Chutzpah as Art Practice

HINENI & EINENI + BRIGHT MOON – DARK COFFEE

Two art presentations: Billha Zussman (Amsterdam) presents “HINENI & EINENI: Sieving and being sieved”. Zussman’s bible notebook, a patchwork of household kitchen symbols and objects, explores “Why aren’t Billha and Zilpah counted as Jewish matriarchs?” Yehudis Barmatz-Harris, Elinora Schwartz, and Avital Naor Wexler (Israel) present “Bright Moon – Dark Coffee: Exhibition Tour at Beita, Jerusalem”. The hour of darkness, black … Continue reading HINENI & EINENI + BRIGHT MOON – DARK COFFEE

JEWS OUTSIDE THE MARGINS

Ezra Rose and Amy Rubin will present Jews Outside The Margins. An exploration of how people in the literal and figurative far reaches of Judaism make sense of themselves and find ways to connect to their Jewishness. June 28, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom I organized this event for the … Continue reading JEWS OUTSIDE THE MARGINS

I AM. AN IMMIGRANT / WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN SANCTIFIED

DORIT JORDAN DOTAN presents “i am. an immigrant”, a visit of her intercontinental curatorial project in Berlin.  Demographic changes affect global and local politics, economies, urban affairs and day-to-day life. For some of those who were lucky to be born in a stable, strong, democratic country, it is hard to accept those changes. It creates … Continue reading I AM. AN IMMIGRANT / WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN SANCTIFIED

THE 2020 GLOBAL QUARANTINE AND THE RISE OF DIGI-ROMANTICISM

Jonatas & Dana Blickensderfer, Founders of JADA present The 2020 Global Quarantine and the Rise of Digi-Romanticism. An illustrated discussion on the manifold reactions to the search for meaning and deeper content in daily life during confinement, which deprived all of the constant multi-sensorial stimulation of life pre-Covid19 Pandemic. Sunday June 14, 1pm EST, 20:00 … Continue reading THE 2020 GLOBAL QUARANTINE AND THE RISE OF DIGI-ROMANTICISM

Virtual Art Events Testimonials

The virtual art events I organized recently have been tremendously successful so far. We are now halfway through the 3-month long series of weekly sessions. Attended by lay people, artists, curators, art historians and museum directors, the events garnered unsolicited comments such as these: These events are so fabulous! Every week I meet incredible artists … Continue reading Virtual Art Events Testimonials

FROM THERE TO HERE / VISUALIZING SHABBAT

May 31, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom. Two half-hour sessions: From There to Here – My Journey as an Artist, by Ellen Holtzblatt “I label myself as an artist because this is what I do, but my work is informed by who I am and what I experience. This presentation … Continue reading FROM THERE TO HERE / VISUALIZING SHABBAT

BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, and PRAYERS OF A KOHENET

I am organizing this Sunday's Zoom two virtual artstudio visits: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, by Alan Falk. PRAYERS OF A KOHENET, by Bekah Starr. Sunday May 31, 1pm EDT. Based on Alan Falk’s solo exhibit Between Two Worlds: Shir HaShirim and The Dybbuk his session explores the romantic and magical aspects of love and the search for … Continue reading BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, and PRAYERS OF A KOHENET