Helene Aylon’s Film and Exhibits

May 8, 2015, 4:30 PM
Schlesinger Library for the History of Women in America
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Video presentation of Aylon’s part in the 1983 Seneca Women’s Encampment, for the Radcliffe archives.

The video is available for viewing on YouTube.


This past April 10, 2015, videographer Kelly Spivey premiered her 25 minute
NYSCA sponsored film, “The Liberation of Helene Aylon” at the
Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival.

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“The Liberation of Helène Aylon” is an intimate film portrait that explores how a woman raised in an Orthodox community became a radical feminist conceptual artist, commandeering a monumental cross-country trip to “rescue” nuclear contaminated earth.


In their April 2015 e-book:
MOMENT MAGAZINE ASKS PROMINENT ARTISTS, CRITICS, COLLECTORS & SCHOLARS TO SELECT THEIR FAVORITE PIECE OF JEWISH VISUAL ART

Helène Aylon selected an Andi Arnovitz piece, If Only They Had Asked Us.
(The exhibit Matronita in the Ein Harod Museum, Israel, featured both artists.)
Moment also published Judy Chicago’s reply, which was Aylon’s installation, The Liberation of G-D.


Spring 2015
Lilith Magazine
Making Art Where Religion and Rejection Intersect
A writer, a visual artist, and a musician at B’nai Jeshurun
Susan Reimer-Torn, Helène Aylon, and Basya Schechter


UPCOMING NEXT YEAR
February 4, 2016

The Women’s Caucus for Art will present Helène Aylon with a Lifetime Achievement Award
at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington DC.

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