Art Kibbutz NY “The Jewish Waltz with Planet Earth” at FIGMENT Festival 2014

1 Aug


This Sunday August 3rd at 3 p.m. opens The Jewish Waltz with Planet Earth, an environmental/land art exhibit by Art Kibbutz, on New York’s Governors Island – Colonel’s Row 407A.

Curated by Jewish Art Salon‘s director Yona Verwer, the exhibit features Jewish responses to nature, food security, farming, and sustainable development. These works were created last year at Eden Village as part of Art Kibbutz’s first Jewish art pilot residency.

Participating artists: Cynthia Beth Rubin, Asherah Cinnamon, Nikki Green, Carol Philips, Emmett Leader, Elyssa Wortzman, Paul R Solomon – it shows other resident artists Devora Neumark, Deborah Margo, and Kobi Arad. Curator: Yona Verwer.

Opening words: Nigel Savage (Hazon); Curator Yona Verwer (Art Kibbutz).

Exhibition Hours: July 27 – August 15, 2014, 12 – 5 pm daily.

The Art Kibbutz is holding it’s 4th pilot residency for three weeks on Governor’s Island. They are hosting a small group of emerging artist to work together in community- each from very different disciplines and backgrounds.

The Artists

Benjamin Kamine (stage director and his theatre company working on a play related to the Shiva/mourning process)
Kendell Pinkney (composer working on a new musical with hip-hop elements about the King David story), Arielle Stein (painter of monsters, especially interested in the Golem)

Leah Caroline (Chassidic painter exhibiting some of her work while doing focused studio work about the tekhelet, the Biblical blue).

Meet them at the open studios day on Sunday, August 3rd.

Getting to Governor’s Island: Governors Island, NYC… a short ferry-ride from lower Manhattan and Brooklyn! Click here for directions.

Creative Family Circle
“Parents from Riverdale, Inwood, The Heights and beyond enjoyed a fun Thursday morning in Riverside Park with the Monkey, Monkey Music. Adiella Shem-Tov didn’t fail to inspire us on creative parenting… and we are looking forward to more sharing in the homes of local Jewish parents who are also artists… as well as events at public places, such as our upcoming kids’ dance party.”

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