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Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin

Tuesday, August 18
4 – 5 p.m.

Join us for a conversation with Siona Benjamin, an Indian-American Jewish artist, originally from Mumbai but now residing in the United States, about her compelling art, which crosses multiple cultural boundaries, and a film about her art and the Mumbai Jewish community, Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin, available on Amazon Prime Video. Benjamin’s transcultural Indian-Jewish art received praise in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Financial Times, The Boston Globe, Art in America, Art New EnglandArt and Antiques, ArtNews, Moment Magazine, The Times of India, Mumbai Mirror, Marg Magazine, and other publications.

Ori Z. Soltes is Goldman Professorial Lecturer in theology and fine arts at Georgetown University and the author of many books, including Tradition and Transformation: A Comprehensive Exploration of Three Millenia of Jewish Art and Architecture, forthcoming in October.

All Fordham events in Jewish Studies are free.


This event is open to alumni, faculty/staff, parents, students, and the public.