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ARTICULATING KOHELETH

BY SARAH FRIEDLAND During her recent residency at the MacDowell Colony, filmmaker Sarah Friedland engaged in a deep visual meditation of Ecclesiastes (Koheleth in Hebrew). Her tools were the text, a camera and a couple of packets of articulating paper that she found outside a dentist office back in New..



SHAWN SHAFNER TALKS ABOUT ‘EAT YOUR FEELINGS’

LABA FELLOW SHAWN SHAFNER TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW COMMUNITY-BASED ARTWORK, FERMENTING MEMORIES AND WHY HE NOW MAKES SURE TO LOOK FOR THE MOON EVERY NIGHT. COME SEE HIS NEW WORK IN “TIME INSIDE US,” 6/4 AT THE Y. Tell us about your project. “Eat Your Feelings” is a community-based artwork..

BEN GANTCHER TALKS ABOUT ‘DOCTOR CALIBAN’

BEN GANTCHER TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW CYCLE OF POEMS, THE PLEASURE OF DRAWING BOUNDARIES AND WHY TIME IS THE “AMINO ACID SOUP OF THE SELF.” COME HEAR HIM READ HIS NEW WORK ON 6/4. TICKETS HERE. Tell us about your project. An old alter ego, Doctor Caliban, had been surfacing around..

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LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture is a program of the 14th Street Y that uses classic Jewish texts to inspire the creation of art, dialogue and study.

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