July 12, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom
Shoshana Gugenheim Kedem presents “Chutzpah as Art Practice”.
Through the lens of Jewish identity and indigeneity, feminism and re-insertion, Shoshana Gugenheim Kedem will share from select social practice works created between 2016 and 2020 during the tenure of her MFA studies in Art and Social Practice at Portland State University.
Centering the question, “What if?” Shoshana will highlight the chutzpah of reimagining in her art practice. Special emphasis will be given to her most recent project, The Greensboro Contemporary Jewish Museum (2020), a museum of everyday objects and gestures that facilitate contemporary Jewish practice and faith in Greensboro, North Carolina.
This event is organized by the Jewish Art Salon, and is co-sponsored by JADA Art.
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Shoshana Gugenheim Kedem is a social practice artist, Torah scribe, curator and educator. Her projects engage institutional and feminist critique as a practice for imagining new possibilities. Shoshana reinvents rituals, primarily but not solely, Jewish ones, and reinserts them, with new forms, into familiar contexts. Shoshana is the Founding Artist of the Greensboro Contemporary Jewish Museum, Or Hadash | עור חדש and Women of the Book.
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