Bending, leaning, and with outstretched arms, an image captures five individuals mid-dance, along a dirt path, dividing a dense and lush forested area.


he composition is collectively devised, continuously revealing emergent poetics within the stream of images, movements, and sonics.

DIG: A Hole To Put Your Grief

DIG: A Hole To Put Your Grief In, a project by Cara Levine and supported by the AJU’s Institute for Jewish Creativity, is a week-long performance of digging a large-scale hole in the ground, around which other artists will utilize the site as a container for new works relating to grief and mourning, after a year of great collective loss.

A person paints the words "Have you had a burger?" on top of a large ad, which features a photo of a burger. The photo is black and white and seems to be at night.

Have You Had a Burger?

While creating pieces for this series, Hyun Jung reflected on the various mundane yet charged questions she has received throughout her years spent in the United States: Have you had a burger? Can you paint my nails? Can you help me with my math homework? Have you been to North Korea? Do you have an English name? 

Photograph of a woman sitting on the ground, her knees held to her chest, gazing into the distance. Behind her on a black, wooden floor, objects such as books, candles, a bottle of Jack Daniels, and a bowl are strewn. In the right-hand corner of the frame, more candles and various artifacts sit atop a table covered in white tablecloth. Just behind the woman, a patterned scarf is draped around the neck of an upright torso of a mannequin.

Anastacia-Reneé: (Don’t be Absurd) Alice in Parts

Anastacia-Reneé’s poetry and performances are an assertion of presence that counteract the erasure of those who have been marginalized by American society. With an unflinching focus on collective liberation, her work is rooted in the Black feminist and womanist traditions, and their intersectional approach to addressing racism, sexism, homophobia, ageism, and class.

Two people walk bicycles across an arid landscape. There is a snow-covered mountain in the background. A grey river creates a broad stripe through the middle of the frame, reflecting the grey sky.

Stanya Kahn: No Go Backs

Completed earlier this year, No Go Backs (2020), shot on Super 16mm film with an original sound score and no dialogue, follows two teenagers (and real life friends) who leave the city for the wild.