Evan Tapper has just sent over the work he created while in residency last week at the Jewish Museum. It is called “Sheh-asani Kirtzono,” in reference to the blessing recited by women in the morning prayer service thanking God for creating them “according to His will,” as opposed to the men’s blessing thanking God for [...]
photos by Tommy Mintz
Pink Hamentashen was a blast. We had so much to celebrate: the holiday of Purim, the Week 1 artists of Off the Wall, and the event was also a coming out party for Socalled (aka Josh Dolgin). Josh and his band were so hot that halfway through the set he blew out our sound system [...]
I must confess, I’ve been a bad blogger. Life sometimes just doesn’t let you do all the things you wish you could get done in a day. There’s so much to say about the wonderful events that have transpired at the Museum over the last two weeks, and I kind of missed the boat on [...]
We asked staff and visitors to share their American Dream. Here are some photos: Off the Wall artist Evan Tapper (week 1)
We asked staff and visitors of The Jewish Museum to share their American Dream. Here are some photos: Andy Ingall, Curator of the Off the Wall exhibition. Emily Casden, Curatorial Program Assistant for theÂ Off the Wall exhibition.
This is an image of our new video synth sculpture. Still in progress. For the last day of OTW week 1 we will be assembling electronics, making wires/straps, and chatting with the lovely and inspiring visitors at the Jewish Museum.
Day two of our American Dream project–we asked staff and visitors of The Jewish Museum to share their American Dream. Here are some photos: Her son is a marine.
Girls in Trouble is a contemporary song cycle composed by Alicia Jo Rabins in the voices of ancient women. Drawing on the some of the darker Bible stories, these original songs depict matriarchs young and old in dangerous situations: alone with an enemy general, stricken with leprosy, stranded on top of a mountain, or threatened [...]
Jake Marmer, publisher of the poetry journal Mimaamakim, was kind enough to send along the following poem, which he shared with the audience at yesterday’s poetry slam. Modern Dance Whatâ€™s natural is our constipated/infantile awkwardness who says dancing needs to be smooth or graceful whatâ€™s this a ballet? or the three cocktail hip hop blare [...]
This 2-week open studio project features 11 artists in fashion, music, performance art and video. One regular admission ticket gets you in Sunday - Thursday to watch works-in-progress, meet artists, and attend concerts, salons, runway show, poetry slam, and parties.