Bronx:Africa

BRONX:AFRICA is a multi-disciplinary exploration of the art and influence of African cultures that transform our city and impacts the arts as nationals mix and infuse. BRONX:AFRICA celebrates this vital presence as it strengthens and connects the many peoples of African descent, the diaspora, mixed heritage and migration-dispersion-all of whom call the Bronx their home. Artists: Seyi Adebanjo, Olaniyi Akindiya, …

OPEN (C)ALL: Up for Debate

Over 125 BRIC Registry artists were featured in OPEN (C)ALL: Up for Debate exhibition. The show presents work responding to current social/political issues or embodying aspirations for the future, given the upcoming Presidential elections. Gallery at BRIC House 647 Fulton Street (Enter on Rockwell Place) Brooklyn, NY 11217 Tel: 718.683.5600 http://bricartsmedia.org/events/contemporary-art/open-c-all-up-for-debate

Black Lives Matter

BLACK LIVES MATTER is a group exhibition asking the question, What does #blacklivesmatter mean to you? This mixed-media exhibition, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, was curated by MCLA professors Dr. Frances Jones-Sneed and Melanie Mowinski. #BlackLivesMatter first came to light in 2012 when a young, unarmed, black male, Trayvon Martin, was shot and killed. Martin’s death and the …

About Place Journal

About Place Journal is a literary journal published by the Black Earth Institute dedicated to re-forging the links between art and spirit, earth and society. Janet is pleased to be included in The Future Imagined Differently issue of About Place Journal, edited by Patricia Spears Jones.

DIG

“In archeology, we dig beneath the surface, an activity that is both literal and figurative. “The dig” also becomes the site of an excavation into the layers of history beneath us, our history. The deeper we dig, the more we uncover and learn about who we were and who we are and perhaps where we would like to go. The …

2014 Art & the Environment Photo Contest: Notable Entry

Janet’s photograph was chosen as a Notable Entry by the Theo Westenberger Estate and is featured on their Facebook page : Today’s Notable Entry is by Photographer JANET GOLDNER, Entitled “Pottery, Kalabougou, Mali” Description: “Kalabougou, Mali is a village renowned for its potters and pottery partly because of the quality of the clay found in and around the village.The women …

KAWRAL: Malian Visual Artists contribute to Mali’s REVIVAL

We are pleased to announce the publication of a catalogue to document the visual artists’ residency which took place in Mali in April, 2014. KAWRAL was an artistic residency that took place in Mopti in March, 2014. 25 professional artists from throughout Mali worked for three weeks on the themes Reconciliation, Peace and Social Cohesion. Works produced during the residency …

Celebrate Africa- Symbols of Spirits Exhibition

The 2nd Annual Exhibition celebrating the connections between the peoples of Africa and the Brooklyn public. The massive collection of Eric Edwards, one of the largest in the United States, is the center-piece of this historical undertaking. Carefully assembled over the last 44 years this Brooklynite has one of the finest and foremost collections of African art and artifacts in …