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 …

ANTHROPOLOGY: Revisited, Reinvented, Reinterpreted

Janet Goldner’s installation, Ntlowmaw/WhY, was shown in ANTHROPOLOGY: Revisited, Reinvented, Reinterpreted. Artists explore the great cultural landscape of past and present. These artists take a look at cultures from the inside, the outside, and through the passage of time. Myth and religion are examined and turned inside out.  Janet’s small steel books were featured in Gallery 1.

Exhibition: Ka kelen kelen wili (May we wake up one by one)

Brooklyn Public Library hosts exhibitions related to cultural themes, books and ideas. Janet has been making hinged sculptural steel books with movable pages since the early 1990s. Multiple pages which are pieced and pierced by imagery and text result in playfully layered steel collages. The title is a bamana proverb. If we all wake up at the same time, it …