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May 2020

Digital Diasporas: Sala-Manca & The Museum of the Contemporary

Thu May 14, 2020 @ 13:30 - 14:30

  As social distancing transforms what it means to interact with art, the Museum of Jewish Montreal is thrilled to announce its new Digital Diasporas Series, an exciting new platform connecting our local community with the practices and new ideas of contemporary artists from across the globe. Much as a diaspora describes the dispersal of a people across space, this series explores the new movements artists are taking away from their practice in the digital world or how they are working in ways…

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June 2020

Digital Diasporas with Sara Erenthal

Tue June 16, 2020 @ 17:30 - 18:30

We are so thrilled to present the June edition of our new Digital Diasporas series featuring multi-disciplinary artist Sara Erenthal! Sara Erenthal is a Brooklyn-based, self-taught, multi-disciplinary artist whose work focuses on themes of displacement, survival, and liberation. Sara has been incredibly active throughout the pandemic in creating impactful street-art on discarded objects, sending out relatable messages of hope and positivity to her local community and her followers abroad. About Digital Diasporas Much as a diaspora describes the dispersal of a…

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July 2020

Digital Diasporas with Artists 4 Long Term Care

Tue July 21, 2020 @ 17:45 - 18:45

We are thrilled to present the July edition of our new Digital Diasporas series featuring Artists 4 Long Term Care! Artists 4 Long-Term Care (A4LTC) is a social action initiative co-founded by Kitra Cahana and Isadora Kosofsky that uses art and storytelling to raise awareness of the crisis facing residents and staff of long-term care facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. A4LTC invites artists, photographers, writers, and filmmakers to create works that confront this issue, to be shared on social media…

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August 2020

Digital Diasporas with Sophia Hirsch and Johannes Mundinger

Wed August 26, 2020 @ 15:00 - 16:00

We are thrilled to announce the August edition of our Digital Diasporas series with invited international multidisciplinary artists Sophia Hirsch and Johannes Mundinger! Sophia and Johannes were originally invited by the Museum of Jewish Montreal to exhibit a newly created gallery installation Public Intimacy from May 2020 - August 2020, and to paint an outdoor mural during Montreal's 2020 MURAL Festival. Due to the COVID19 pandemic and related travel restrictions, we had to postpone Sophia and Johannes' exhibition and mural…

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September 2020

Digital Diasporas with FestivALT

Thu September 24, 2020 @ 17:00 - 18:15

Digital Diasporas with FestivALT Thursday September 24 at 5:00PM EDT We are excited to be hosting the artists, thinkers, and creators behind a new art-activism project from Kraków-based Jewish arts collective FestivALT for the September edition of our Digital Diasporas series! Join FestivALT co-director Magda Rubenfeld-Koralewska, cultural anthropologist and curator Erica Lehrer and artist Jaqueline Nicholls to discover their approach to a new critical intervention around Jewish subject matter in the Krakow Ethnographic Museum, and the ways it has changed…

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November 2020

Digital Diasporas with Joey Ramona and New Ways of Worship Zine Launch

Thu November 12, 2020 @ 17:30 - 18:30

As part of our collaboration with Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist Joey Ramona, the first featured artist of our contemporary arts cycle Permanence, we are thrilled to announce the November edition of our Digital Diasporas series. This session will feature not only an artist presentation, but the launch of a new zine publication! Join Joey and the curatorial team at the Museum of Jewish Montreal on Zoom to learn about Joey’s work as a Queer Jewish tattoo artist, their experiences with their practice through the pandemic, and…

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