The exhibit at Rowan University Art Gallery’s Center for Art & Social Engagement celebrates 45 years this year. Curators have created interactive elements for the anniversary, bringing new layers to this monumental exhibition.
Closet has been embraced by readers. The book is on its second printing, and has received starred reviews. “We knew there would be so much crossover appeal, that queer readers and writers would be interested in it, and horror lovers, and people who just love to read really excellent nonfiction,” says editor Joe Vallese.
Interdisciplinary artist Sebastienne Mundheim takes on the work of
Kea Tawana in workshops and upcoming performance at ArtYard.
Actor and former ‘Survivor’ contestant Josh Canfield stars in The Nutcracker Rocks, a modern take on a timeless holiday classic.
“I thought it’d be interesting to trick the audience or play with the audience and make them think they’re about to see one type of film and take them in a completely different direction.”
Harford opens Studio 17 with his esteemed Rogue Oliphant bandmates on Nov. 11, with more art and music programming to come.
“The idea of selling my art was never really [the intent]. … It makes me uncomfortable. Same thing with music; the intent was never to make money off of it.”
“I love procuring spaces and I love installation work. So [Propagate] came out of that and the desire to support people, like myself, who need a space to express themselves, to sell their work, to come and be creative in whatever capacity.”
Blakesberg, who grew up in Clark, shares his photography at the museum (opening Oct. 14) and in a new book, which features hundreds of shots of the culture and prominent artists over the decades, from Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Neil Young to Green Day, Fiona Apple and Pearl Jam, and tells the story of a lifetime.
“[I’m also playing] a squirrel on a cartoon, so that’s, I guess, how I’ve been describing my life for the past year: living in this cabin, going into the city and recording squirrel stuff.”
“Our mission is to allow everyone to have a voice, and that diversity of voices is more important than ever and it’s not about dividing people… but about uniting a community around our mission.”
“I remember just sitting in this back bedroom doing nothing but writing poems. Something switched in me, man. I just felt like I had to mend myself.”