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SELF REIMAGINED

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March 16 - April 26
Reception: Thursday, March 16,
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery

Extending Judith Butler’s theory of gender performativity, this group exhibition explores creative ways in which artists reimagine themselves. Featuring painting, sculpture, photography, and video by: Laura Alexander, Kevin Darmanie, Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern, Farsad Labbauf, Noriko Shinohara, Hirotsune Tashima, Martha Wilson, and Zhang Hongtu. Martha Wilson will perform her Self Portrait (1973) during the reception on March 16. Curated by Midori Yoshimoto.

 

SELF REIMAGINED: ARTISTS AND MEMOIRISTS RESPOND 
 
Tuesday, April 4
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery
 
Memoirists and visual artists explore multiple approaches to representing personal experience. A conversation with photographer Dan Loh, artist Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern, and writers Angel Eduardo and Danielle Miksza. Co-hosted by professors Edvige Giunta and Midori Yoshimoto.
 

BFA EXHIBITIONS

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April 15 - May 14
Reception: Saturday April 22,
2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Kearny Point
78 John Miller Way
Kearny, NJ 07032
973-447-4336 / http://www.kearnypoint.com

A group show featuring work by the class of 2017, NJCU's largest ever crop of BFA graduates.

 

BECOMING IRANIAN: BIJAN ROGANCHI

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May 1 – 12
Reception: Thursday, May 4, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery

NJCU art department alum Bijan Roganchi spent a year in Iran, photographing his sojourn while asking, “What does it mean to be Iranian?” from his perspective as a person of both Iranian and American nationalities. This exhibition is accompanied by a recently published book under the same title.

 

 

PAST EXHIBITIONS

MANGA AND WAR

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January 25 - March 3
Reception: Wednesday, January 25,
4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Visual Arts Gallery

Organized by the Kyoto International Manga Museum in 2015 and traveling abroad for the first time, this exhibition commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. This is a rare opportunity to view 24 principal Japanese manga works on the theme of a war, along with original paintings and drawings by several manga authors.

COSPLAY CONTEST

Friday, March 3
4:30pm - 7:00pm

Celebrate the closing of Manga & War with a "cosplay" contest. Join in cosplay -- the Japanese subculture of costume play -- by dressing up as your favorite Japanese manga/anime/game character. Special prizes for the three best cosplay-ers!

This traveling exhibition is made possible in collaboration with Ramapo College Galleries and supported by the Japan Foundation.

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COME TO SELFHOOD: JOSHUA RASHAAD MCFADDEN

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February 2 - March 2
Reception and book signing: Thursday,
February 2, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery

Joshua Rashaad McFadden presents his recently published work Come to Selfhood, a series of photographic works and writings that explore black male identity, masculinity, and notions about the father figure. Come to Selfhood provides a frame of reference that visually articulates the identities of young black men by delving into ideas of history, role models, and varied experiences.

 

 

 

NJCU Visual Arts Gallery 
Visual Arts Building, basement
100 Culver Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Gallery Hours: 
Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
or by appointment
(201)200-2496

Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery
Hepburn Hall, Room 323
New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Gallery Hours: 
Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
or by appointment
(201)200-3246

Gallery visitors can receive up to one hour of free parking in any of the NJCU lots during weekdays.
Please ask the gallery attendant to validate your parking ticket.

For school group visits and other inquiries, contact: Midori Yoshimoto (myoshimoto@njcu.edu)

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