Artists on Artists: Julia Vogl and Gabriella Willenz

“Artists on Artists” is one of our favorite things at the Compendium, when we turn over the keys to Jewish artists we admire so they can share the work of Jewish artists they admire. This … Read more

“My Mind Is Swiss Cheese”: Jewish creatives on staying productive during the never-ending pandemic

Every week, as I put together this newsletter, I am astonished by the continuing creativity from Jewish artists and writers. In a time of political uncertainty and rising antisemitism, during a global pandemic, people keep … Read more

Made In Contact: Artist Talk

Join us for a conversation with Made in Contact creators Bonny Nahmias and Gabriella Willenz with Made in Contact artists Michelle Claire Gevint, Elisabeth Nicula and Alicja Gaskon. During this 60-minute event, each artist will share … Read more

The Shmita Year: Release, Renewal and Rest @ PJCC

With Works by Anna Landa, Kate Laster, Bonny Nahmias, Christopher Reiger, Ava Sayaka Rosen, Arielle Tonkin, Gabriella Willenz January 22 – March 22, 2022. The Jewish calendar provides us not only one day a week … Read more

JArts Featured Artist

Gabriella Willenz works in photography, video and installation to probe the tension between the construction of reality and its representation as natural and neutral. Her artworks critically interrogate how knowledge is constructed, delving into the … Read more

The Eve & Adam Project @ CARe – part two

For Part Two of this series, we are joined by Dr. Mahjabeen Dhala (Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies & Director of Madrasa-Midrasha Program, GTU) and Dr. Ashley Bacchi  (Assistant Professor of Jewish History and Ancient … Read more

The Eve & Adam Project @ CARe – part one

For Part One of this series, we are joined by both artists, who will guide us through selections from the piece. Come ready to discuss! The Eve & Adam Project is a one-hour experimental, three-part … Read more

Made In Contact by Bonny Nahmias and Gabriella Willenz

In this feature, Bonny and Gabriella share how a personal art exchange that started in the early days of the pandemic evolved to Made in Contact – a digital art book bringing together 30 Asylum … Read more

Monuments Of Memory @ Dream Farm Commons

Monuments of Memory is a two-person exhibition by Gabriella Willenz and Nancy Sayavong consisting of two separate installations. It reworks non-heroic and mundane elements – the architectural structure as well as interior objects – of … Read more

Old Craft – New Media: Gabriella Willenz’s Bezalel-inspired Leaning Tower series

From our series, “Zooming In: Weekly Curatorial Conversations from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.” Each week, Curators Francesco Spagnolo and Shir Kochavi present insights and connections emerging from the holdings of UC … Read more

Full Range at NIAD Arts Center

Amanda Eicher [MFA 2010], the Executive Director of NIAD a graduate of the UC Berkeley Art Practice program, and an outstanding artist, was delighted to have NIAD feature the work of Gabriella Willenz [MFA 2019] … Read more

Imaginary Circumstances in Trans Cultural Exchange’s “Hello World”

Hello World is a virtual travelogue of art works created by nearly 250 artists working in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia, available <here>. With the mere click of a mouse, stay-at-home voyagers can now … Read more