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The Mystical Voice: Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan

Friday, Sep 13, 2019 | 12:30–1pm

ADMISSION: Free with Museum admission

Poets, Kabbalists, rabbis, and scholars speak about the mystical strain of Judaism, popularly called Kabbalah. This series of short, lunchtime gallery talks is inspired by the work of Annabeth Rosen, whose practice draws on cycles of destruction and creation. Presented in collaboration with HAMAQOM|The Place.

About the speaker
Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan

Peretz Wolf-Prusan is the rabbi and chief program officer at HAMAQOM. He may be the only rabbinic graduate with a degree in experimental art. 

about the exhibition

Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped is the first major survey of Annabeth Rosen (b. 1957 Brooklyn, NY), Robert Arneson Chair at UC Davis, and 2018 Guggenheim Fellow.

For over two decades, Rosen has interrogated the medium of ceramics in the context of contemporary art. Featuring ceramics and works on paper from over twenty years, this groundbreaking exhibition examines how Rosen’s work radically defies the limits of her primary medium, pushing it beyond spectacle and into conversations about contemporary painting, feminist theory, endurance-based performance, and conceptual art.

Sculpture composed of many colorful fragments of ceramics, bound together.

Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped (installation view), at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2017. Photo by Annabeth Rosen. Courtesy the artist.

ACCESSIBILITY

The CJM strives for a welcoming environment for all of our visitors. In addition to ample space for wheelchairs and a friendly environment for service animals, sign language interpretation (ASL) can be scheduled for all programs with at least two weeks notice.

FM assistive listening devices (ALDs) for sound enhancement are available for all talks and tours. Please note that we would like to maintain this as a scent-free environment, and encourage visitors to refrain from using scented products out of respect for visitors with allergies or chemical sensitivities. For additional accommodation requests, please contact The CJM’s Access and Community Engagement Manager at access@thecjm.org or 415-655-7856.

supporters

Public Programs at The CJM are made possible thanks to generous support from Grants for the Arts and the Walter & Elise Haas Fund.