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 …

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 …

Building

“Building offers a look at how artists grapple with the structure of structures.  The word “building” is inherently both the action of creating and the object of its creation. We begin with nothing, design by pushing and pulling, adding and subtracting, while amassing the elements to create the structure until we have an object that literally has to stand. Janet …

i found god in myself…

i found god in myself is a multimedia and multigallery exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking choreopoem, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. Since its debut performance in 1974 just outside Berkeley, California, at a bar named the Bacchanal, Shange’s work has captivated, provoked, inspired, and transformed audiences all over the world. …

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 …

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 …

Farm Project 2011

Goldner’s installation, Wealth in Africa, is on view as part of the Farm Project 2011. Curated by Collaborative Concepts Sculptures by over 60 artists Mid-run Reception: Saturday, October 1, 1-6pm (Rain: October 2, 1-6pm) Open daily to the public. Free of charge. Dawn to dusk. From north or south on Route 9 turn east on Travis Corners Road, opposite Garrison …