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SIONA BENJAMIN March 6 – April 26, 2014 Opening Reception: March 6, 6 – 8 pm The terrorist attack in 2008 on the Chabad House in Mumbai, the Jewish educational center and synagogue, transformed Siona Benjamin’s art and life in major ways. She was born in Mumbai, a member of the Jewish Bene Israel group […]

Lerner uses these common remnants of our civilization to create human size constructions using a Biblical narrative.

Faces: Weaving Indian Jewish Narratives by Siona Benjamin from gregory wendt on Vimeo. Accomplished painter and Fulbright scholar Siona Benjamin was given the opportunity to further explore her Jewish and Indian roots this year, culminating in an exhibition now on view in Mumbai. Says the artist, “The Fulbright experience has transformed my research, art and […]

Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin is a documentary film about an extraordinary artist with a fascinating back-story: Siona is a Jew raised in India, educated by nuns and Zoroastrian teachers, and brought up alongside Hindu, Christian and Muslim neighbors. Her art expresses universal issues–feminism, race, a sense of home, and one’s identity—that […]

Exhibition of biblical and kabbalah inspired artwork by Raphael Abecassis. Sunday, September 18, 2011 – Sept 22, 2011 Jacob Ballas Centre 24 Waterloo St #04-01 Singapore 187950 Contact: [email protected]

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By SUDINmag | Tweet The Board of Trustees and Members of the Governing Body of THE K R CAMA ORIENTAL INSTITUTE invite you to a lecture and power presentation on: “The Use of Illuminated Manuscripts in a Jewish-Indian-American Contemporary Artist’s Work” by Siona Benjamin, Artist 6pm Thursday, March 24th, 2011 in the Dr Sir J […]