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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Bintou’s Salon: Photo Exhibition in Tribeca

photographs by Janet Goldner Bamako, Mali (West Africa), 2009 An intimate portrait of an open air beauty salon in Bamako, Mali, where women prepare for weddings, parties and other celebrations. Bintou and Aisha work long hours especially on the weekends to satisfy their clients. Henna is applied to hands and feet. It lasts for about two weeks. The henna process …