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November 4th, Newark: New Jersey Book Arts Symposium

New Jersey Book Arts Symposium
Money: Currency, Value and Exchange
Friday, November 4, 2011, 8:30 to 5:00

Admission: $45 (includes lunch at Stonsby Commons) | $15 for Rutgers faculty | Free for preregistered students 732 932 7006 ext. 360

About
“In keeping with the temper of the times, the 2011 New Jersey Book Arts Symposium will take a hard look at money. Money: Currency, Value and Exchange, will feature six New Jersey book artists / artists who work with books, talking about recent and ongoing work and how it confronts cultural norms, structures and practices, expressed or shaped by money. Featured artists are Siona Benjamin, Anne Dushanko Dobek, Eileen Foti, Barbara Madsen, Amanda Thackray and Chloe Tompkins. There will be an accompanying exhibition curated by Anonda Bell, the Director/Curator of the Robeson Galleries and Karen Guancione, Artistic Director of the New Jersey Book Arts Symposium.”

Location
Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers Newark
350 Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Newark, New Jersey  [map]
Phone: 732 932 7006 ext 373

April 6th, Newark: Artist Talk and Workshop by Muriel Hasbun, “barquitos de papel”

Center for Migration and the Global City
Muriel Hasbun barquitos de papel

Wednesday, April 6, 2011,  2:30 – 5:00 pm
Admission: Free and open to the public

Photographer Muriel Hasbun will show and discuss her photographs and lead a workshop.

“Through an intergenerational, transnational and transcultural lens, photographer Muriel Hasbun constructs contemporary narratives where both individual and collective memory spark new questions about identity and place.  Hasbun will speak about her work and conduct a workshop in which participants will create their own barquitos de papel (paper boats) inscribed with their family history and stories of migration.”

Paul Robeson Gallery, Robeson Campus Center
350 MLK Jr. Blvd
Newark, New Jersey [map]

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