PREMIERE OF DINA GOLDSTEIN’S NEW SERIES
‘SNAPSHOTS FROM THE GARDEN OF EDEN’
COMMISSIONED BY THE CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM OF SAN FRANCISCO
736 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Leaves from The Garden Of Eden is a collection of 100 Jewish fairytales, folktales, mythical and supernatural tales collected and retold by folklorist Howard Schwartz. The book will be the subject of a major exhibition at the contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco, opening September 28, 2017.
JEWISH FOLKTALES TALES RETOLD: THE ARTIST AS MAGGID conceived by Pierre-François Galpin, Assistant Curator, and is being collaboratively organized by Galpin and Chief Curator Renny Pritikin. The exhibition will include works by twelve international contemporary artists and will explore themes of transformation, metamorphosis, good and evil, political metaphors, and storytelling in contemporary art. Dina has been invited to participate and produce photographic tableaux, inspired by this tradition of storytelling and specifically from a Jewish perspective.