May 2018

May 21, 2018
Pathways to Freedom by Julia Vogl

Julia Vogl shares her project, Pathways to Freedom, which started with an Asylum Arts small grant and was commissioned by the Jewish Arts Collaborative in Boston. The installation was displayed at the Civil War monument in Boston Common through May 13.

My Great Aunt was a refugee in her own country...

May 14, 2018
Special Announcement: The Exit by Dana Sederowsky

Our new Nordic Alum, Dana Sederowsky, talks about her participation in a group exhibition in the capital city of Tbilisi, Georgia, in which she presented a video performance. The exhibition will be up at the Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art until May 28. 

I started a video performance project...
May 9, 2018
Nordic Jewish Artist Retreat

As we rode home from Glämsta, the 115-year old Jewish summer camp in the Stockholm archipelago, the back of the bus erupted in song. We moved through the Yiddish songs that we had learned together from some of the artists into some Glämsta tunes that our Swedish colleagues had learned as children....

May 4, 2018
Missing Stories by Ildi Hermann

Ildi Hermann talks about her most recent installation, Missing Stories, a project which began 3 years ago and was proudly supported by Asylum’s small grants program.

The idea of this project was born out of my own missed opportunity. The stories I never asked nor heard about from my grandmother w...

Visions: Jewish, Art & Social Justice Retreat

Introduction 2018 by Bonny Nahmias

And a River Went out of Eden by Maayan Elyakim