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Siona Benjamin artist talk

November 15, 2012 @ 4:00 pm

The painter Siona Benjamin, who resides in New Jersey, will discuss the ideas animating her work as well as how her cultural heritage has influenced her practice. “I am an artist originally from Bombay, India, of Bene Israel Jewish descent. My work reflects my background and the transition between my old and new worlds.” Her work in Ornament and Narrative features the installation Lilith and paintings from her recent series Improvisation that draw on traditional images, cultural references and styles from her Indian-Jewish heritage, transformed through her own unique, contemporary pop cultural sensibility. The work synthesizes seemingly disparate elements from her rich multi-cultural background, and elements of both her old and new worlds.



November 15, 2012
4:00 pm
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Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts
314 Linden St
Camden, NJ 08102 United States


Cyril Reade
(856) 225-6242
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