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Transnationalism and Women Artists in the Diaspora

March 31, 2012 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A.I.R. Gallery, The Feminist Art Project & The Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers

Transnationalism and Women Artists in the Diaspora
Dialogues in the Visual Arts

hosted by The Elizabeth A Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Sun., March 31, 2012, 2pm-4pm

Now in its fourth year, the annual series considers the most current critical issues and concerns for women artists, and celebrates Women in the Arts during National Women’s History Month. The second panel in the series will be held at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center located at 199 Chambers Street, New York, NY.

To recognize women in the arts, and in celebration of National Women’s History month, A.I.R. Gallery, the Institute for Women and Art at Rutgers, and The Feminist Art Project copresent a discussion exploring New York’s international feminist diaspora community. This panel will also explore the personal experiences of its panelists, Indian American artist Chitra Ganesh; Korean artist Kira Greene; Yulia Tikhonova, a curator specializing in Russian contemporary art; Dr. Yasmin Ramirez, a curator and art historian, currently with the Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos, Hunter College, New York; and Dr. Abena Busia, professor and chair of the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, and a Ghana-born collector of contemporary African art. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Ferris Olin (Codirector, the Institute for Women and Art at Rutgers), Julie Lohnes (Director, A.I.R. Gallery), and commentator Kat Griefen (Director, Accola Griefen Gallery).

This panel is part of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art’s Fifth Anniversary celebration and A.I.R. Gallery’s 40th Anniversary celebration, and is free with Museum admission.



A.I.R. Gallery, Rutgers Institute for Women and Art, The Feminist Art Project


March 31, 2012
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Cantor Auditorium
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States


Kat Griefen
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