Events

Public Programming 

THE UN-HEROIC ACT:
Representations of Rape in Contemporary Women’s Art in the U.S.

EXHIBITION TOUR & ARTIST TALK: The Personal Sphere

WED., OCTOBER 24, 6-8 PM

Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 860 Eleventh Avenue (at 59th Street)

The evening starts with a tour of the exhibition with curator Monika Fabijanska. Artists Angela Fraleigh and Roya Amigh discuss what artistic means artists employ to tell personal stories.


 

THE UN-HEROIC ACT: Representations of Rape in Contemporary Women’s Art in the U.S.

On view: September 4 – November 3, 2018
(We are also open on October 20th, 27th and November 3rd from 12 – 6 PM.)
Opening Reception: September 12, 5:30-8:30 PM
Symposium: October 3, 5-9 PM in the Moot Court, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
The symposium was streamed live and you can view it here
Exhibition Tour and Artist Talk: October 24, 6-8 PM at the main gallery
A gallery tour with curator Monika Fabijanska followed by a discussion with artists Roya Amigh, Angela Fraleigh, and Lynn Hershman Leeson on what means artists employ to tell personal stories. Lynn Hershman Leeson’s Electronic Diary Part III: First Person Plural (1988, color, sound, 28 min), will be screened as part of the event.

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Transplants: Greek Diaspora Artists

SYMPOSIUM: May 2, 2018, from 4:00-5:30 pm in Room L2.84, New Building 

On Display from May 2nd, 2018, through June 28th, 2018

 

The Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, proudly presents Transplants: Greek Diaspora Artists. This exhibition will be accompanied by a symposium moderated by the show’s curator Dr. Thalia Vrachopoulos, at 4 PM the same day, in Room L2.84, New Building with guest speakers Professor Nicholas Alexiou of Queens College, Dr. George Andreopoulos a Professor of Political Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and at the Graduate Center, Peter Gerakaris, and art critic Jonathan Goodman. (more…)

Panel Discussion: Art and Immigration Policy

Time: April 11, 2018; 6:30-8:30 PM

Location:Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery

Description: This panel will draw upon the themes raised by “Internalized Borders,” an exhibition that examines the ways that language and legal systems create internal and external borders. Visual Culture and language have a profound effect on how we as a country vote in political elections and also affect the national point of view. Historically, the cultural production of such images and language defined how people were seen by their governing institutions and by society in general. Some of the language created to define them has stayed permanently in the system or been challenged by society. What is the responsibility of lawmakers, historians, and cultural producers, in how we define people currently and in the future? (more…)

Internalized Borders

President’s Gallery

On view February 14th-April 13th, 2018

Featuring 18 artists working through a range of media, Internalized Borders addresses immigration, identity, detention, and deportation. Taking the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center as a pivotal moment for the escalation of attacks on immigrants, this exhibition examines the various ways that language and legal systems create internal and external borders based on fear, the criminalization of identity, the economics of migration, and the construction of otherness. (more…)

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