Deborah Jack at IBB Curaçao
Uniarte’s first Artists Talk will be given by the artist Deborah Jack.
ARTIST TALK organized by Uni Arte.
Sharing ideas, progress, work and techniques.
Date: November 30th 2015
Time: 15:00 till 16:00
Location: Instituto Buena Bista (IBB)
Deborah Jack is an artist whose work is based in video/sound installation, photography, painting and text. Her current work deals with trans-cultural existence, memory, the effects of colonialism and mythology through re-memory. She has published two poetry collections, The Rainy Season (1997) and skin (2006).
Her poetry has appeared in The Caribbean Writer and Calabash and has recited her work in the Caribbean, United States, South Africa and the Netherlands. Awards and honors include a Lightwork Artist-in-Residence, Big Orbit Gallery Summer Artist in Residence, a CEPA Exhibition Award, New York Foundation for the Arts SOS grant, and The Photography Institute-National Graduate Seminar Fellow. Jack is also a member of art collective the Evolutionary Girls Club. Her work has been exhibited in solo and group shows in the Caribbean, the United States, and Europe. Her work is part of the Lightwork collection, the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech University, the collection of the Island Government of St. Martin as several private collections. Deborah Jack is an Assistant Professor of Art at New Jersey City University.