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Global Africa Project Exhibition

The Global Africa Project featured the work over 100 artists working in Africa, Europe, Asia, the United States, and the Caribbean. The exhibition surveys the rich pool of new talent emerging from the African continent and its influence on artists around the world. The exhibition actively challenges conventional notions of a singular African aesthetic or identity, and reflects the integration …

Exhibition: I’ll cut thrU 2

Touring from The Center for Book Arts, the exhibition focuses on how the art of cutting: pochoir (stenciling), relief printing, paper cutting, and other related techniques are used to convey content, form, text, and image.

In the Shadow of the Empires: Protecting West Africa’s Cultural Heritage

Chairs: Janet Goldner, Oussouby Sacko; Participants: Janet Goldner, Oussouby Sacko, Kandioura Coulibaly, Kletigui Dembéle, Yuka Goto Focusing on culture, art and design issues for the first time at Mali Symposium on Applied Sciences (MSAS), this roundtable session brought together artists, architects and many other cultural actors. Many aspects of West African culture are in danger of being lost due to …

Bamako Symposium on the Arts

The symposium is designed to enable Malian and international arts practitioners, researchers, and policymakers share experiences, research and practitioner wisdom across arts disciplines and to identify key best practices across civilizations and their contiguities with the Mali context. The hope is that we will generate new initiatives to boost human capital development in Mali in the 21st century through a …

I will cut thrU: Pochoirs, Carvings, and Other Cuttings

Focuses on how the art of cutting: pochoir (stenciling), relief printing, paper cutting, and other related techniques are used to convey content, form, text, and image. Artworks featured in this exhibition represent a broad range of book and related arts, including but not limited to books, prints, woodblocks, linocuts, rubber stamps, sculpture, mixed-media installation, film and video, and performance art. …

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Exhibition: Babel

BABEL explored the relationship between language and the visual arts and establishes connections between the written word and the recent explosion of immigrant conclaves in and around New York City. This exhibition was organized and curated by New-media artist, Hector Canonge. ARTISTS TALK –moderated by Hector Canonge: Gema Alava, Felipe Galindo, Janet Goldner, Derick Melander, Sarah Nicholls, Panoply Performance Laboratory …

Artist in Residence

During the month of April, Janet Goldner was in Residence in the Sculpture Department at New Jersey City University. She produced welded steel sculptures in the sculpture facility and taught a workshop for the sculpture students. Using a process inspired by the renowned feminist art critic, Arlene Raven, students examined the reasons and context of their artistic production in order …

Arts in the One World Conference

Arts in the One World is a conference to explore ways that artistic, political and historical purposes intersect, through reconciliation, the recovery of historical memory and advocacy for justice. Janet was on two panels on Saturday, March 20th. One is about Cultural Diplomacy and the other is about Visual Arts. Website: Arts in the One World

Benefit Auction, Women’s Studio Workshop

Women’s Studio Workshop is a visual arts organization with specialized studios in printmaking, hand paper making, ceramics, letterpress printing, photography, and book arts. Their mission is to operate and maintain an artists’ workspace that encourages the voice and vision of individual women artists, to provide professional opportunities for artists, and to promote programs designed to stimulate public involvement, awareness, and …