Link: A prison cell at Guantanamo may not be the most inspiring place for an artist. But a few detainees held at the notorious prison have still found a way to explore their creativity. A show in New York presents their work. Djamel Ameziane spent 11 years at Guantanamo Bay detention camp from 2002 to Read More »

Citizen Journalist Niccole Thurman enlists the help of famed art critic Jerry Saltz to get to the bottom of an exhibit showcasing the works of Guantanamo Bay detainees.

Link to watch: Nov. 20th, 2017, 6:20pm Transcript of the Interview: A new exhibit in New York shares art from an unlikely place: Guantanamo Bay Detention Center. Current and former detainees have created work that represent their experiences as prisoners — even episodes of torture — often using whatever nontraditional materials they can find. Special Read More »

Link: CBS NEWS //January 21, 2018, 9:29 AM On Display in New York: art from “Beyond The Walls” of a prison — which in the eyes of critics, makes it art that’s beyond the pale. Tony Dokoupil takes a look at the art … and the controversy: If you didn’t know better, “Ode to the Read More »

Link: By Alexandra SchwartzDecember 13, 2017 “Untitled (Oasis).”Art work by Muhammad Ansi Djamel Ameziane arrived at the detention center at Guantánamo Bay shortly after it opened, in early 2002. A citizen of Algeria, he had left his country during its civil war in the early nineties and sought refuge first in Vienna, where he worked Read More »

Link: By THE EDITORIAL BOARDDEC. 3, 2017 A painting by Muhammad Ahmad Abdallah al Ansi, a former prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, is part of an exhibit in New York of artwork by men who have been held at the prison. Credit Joshua Bright for The New York Times The American prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba Read More »

New York: “Politicizing Space” – Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, John Jay College of Criminal Justice by Jonathan Goodman Monolith, 2017.”Politicizing Space,” curated by Charlotta Kotik, took as its premise the fact that space can be made political by manmade interventions and used to control human movement and behavior. Kotik emphasized the need to understand Read More »



Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery present the works of Allan McCollum, Andrew Ross, Carin Riley, David Goodman, Felipe Cortez, Frauke Schlitz, Kara Rooney, Lan Tuazon, Lauren Clay, Paul Anthony Smith and Willaim Corwin in the group exhibition “Politicizing Space” in their primary fine art gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. On view from February 2, 2017 – March 31, 2017, the group exhibition curated by Charlotta Kotik examines the dichotomy of power between the art object and viewer.

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Αρχική OΜΟΓEΝΕΙΑ Εντονη ελληνική παρουσία σε έκθεση στην President’s Gallery στο Jay College Εντονη ελληνική παρουσία σε έκθεση στην President’s Gallery στο Jay College Από Του Φώτη Καλιαμπάκου – 4 Οκτώβριος, 2016 0 190 Η επιμελήτρια της έκθεσης, διακεκριμένη καθηγήτρια Ιστορίας της Τέχνης κ. Θάλεια Βραχοπούλου. Φωτογραφία: Εθνικός Κήρυξ, Φώτης Καλιαμπάκος. ΝΕΑ ΥΟΡΚΗ. Η διακεκριμένη Read More »