Installation view of the artist and her collaborators, Courtesy of the Artist.
A rare opportunity for viewers to encounter Jill Sigman as she provides access to the creative process, through the presentation of a work in progress. This Process Performance relates to a large project she is working on whilst Artist In Residence. Of her performance, Sigman states, “Re-Seeding is a multi-modal project that includes performance, clay work, tea sharing, and reflection about the histories of this land. Movement by Dan Cole, Jill Sigman, Stacy Lynn Smith, Live drawing by Paula Walters Parker, Ceramics by Jill Sigman.
Jill Sigman is a Brooklyn-born interdisciplinary artist and agent of change whose work exists at the intersection of dance, visual art, and social practice. She founded jill sigman/thinkdance in 1998 to think about pressing social issues through the body.
Sigman’s residency was made possible through a collaboration between the Paul Robeson Galleries and The Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience.
ROBESON GALLERIES SUPPORTERS
The Paul Robeson Galleries’ programs are supported, in part, by grants from The City of Newark (Creative Catalyst Fund), The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and by private donations. We are also supported by Express Newark, the Robeson Campus Center, and the Cultural Programming Committee, Rutgers University-Newark.