Month: February 2010



The Business of Art: Esther Neff on ‘The Glorybowl Trilogy’

Esther Neff (left) with performers Chiasui Chen, Chelsea O’Connor, and Tess Jamias rehearsing at the Brooklyn Arts Exchange (2008). The Transformational Grammar of the Institutional Glorybowl is a performance trilogy using live performance, video, clay animation, music, and sound to examine the relationships individuals have with the institutions that form their lives. My research on said…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 4

Featured Artist: Jessica Kaire Immigrant Artist Project had the chance recently to interview Featured Artist Jessica Kaire. Here’s what she had to say: IAP: Tell us a little bit about yourself JK: I’m the product of immigrant Syrian Jews, the Guatemalan civil war of the ‘80s and a North American education. The role of art has transformed from…

Con Edison Immigrant Artist Program Newsletter, Issue No. 3

Featured Organization: Center for Traditional Music and Dance When the Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD) – known earlier as the Balkan Arts Center – was founded in the late 1960s, world music was not yet a common term, much less a movement, and a fascination with performance traditions from different parts of the world was…