Multiple Exposures: Jewelry & Photography

Janet is pleased to show her sculpture Wealth in Africa @ The Museum of Arts & Design, 2 Columbus Circle, NYC Wealth in Africa is a mixed media sculpture in the form of a large necklace. Inspired by Janet’s long connection to the Continent, Wealth in Africa highlights the richness of Africa– the people and their culture(s). The title is …

Lecture: Threatened World Cultural Sites: The Silk Road & Mali

ArtTable The World Monuments Fund lists 67 cultural sites still threatened in 2014. ArtTable members Marla Mossman and Janet Goldner have intimate understanding of the issues in respective geographical areas: Marla on The Silk Road, and Janet on Mali. Each is an artist and a cultural ambassador to these areas of the world that have important and impressive ancient cultural …

Roundtable: Reflecting on the Ways Forward in Mali

This roundtable assembled a variety of academics and policy makers working in Mali in different areas, and from different perspectives. We come together to discuss ways to build a durable peace, responsible government and vibrant civil society in Mali. Part 1 focused on the political, military, and economic dimensions of the crisis and the future and included Greg Mann, historian, …

Farm Project 2013

Goldner’s installation, Interesting Times, is on view as part of the Farm Project 2013. Curated by Collaborative Concepts Sculptures by over 60 artists Goldner’s work is mentioned in a review of the Farm Project. Click Here Interesting Times is a series of 12 banners that present images of cultural sites in countries where there have been recent upheavals along with …

Lecture: UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mali

The African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress presents UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Mali a lecture by Janet Goldner, Scholar and Sculptor The African & Middle Eastern Division Reading Room LJ-220 Thomas Jefferson Building 10 First St. SE Washington, DC 20540 Here’s a link to a videocast of the lecture. For additional information …

New York artist, Janet Goldner Receives Fulbright Specialists Award to Zimbabwe

Goldner conducted a two week workshop for young professional visual artists. Inspired by a process originated by the renowned feminist art critic, Arlene Raven, participants examined the reasons and context of their artistic production in order to deepen their understanding of their work and learn how to present their work. The workshop also emphasizes community building amongst artists. During a …

Transcultural Collaborations: Collapsing Distance, Transforming Home

Transculture refers to the act of uniting people from different backgrounds and cultures in an effort to exchange varied perspectives and contexts. An exchange of this sort can potentially yield global/universal similarities and specific cultural differences. It is a way for people to think together while contributing beliefs and strategies from their individual experiences. Careful attention must be paid to …