FAMILIARS : Jan Harrison Artist Talk and Animal Tongues 2014
Video: Jan Harrison, Artist Talk and Speaking/Singing in Animal Tongues, Piermont Straus, NY, solo exhibition, April 12, 2014.
THE ANIMALS LOOK BACK AT US
Exhibition curated by Sara Lynn Henry, inspired by Jan Harrison's art, and including the work of seventeen artists: "The artists in this exhibition are in the vanguard of a new movement, which by resonating with the inner life of animals, is opening up a vital dialogue with our fellow sentient beings."
PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art-Article and Podcast Interview with Linda Weintraub
Artist Jan Harrison's work explores the connections between human and animal psyches and takes the form of painting, pastel, sculpture, and performance. Jan's essay in the January 2011 issue of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, called "Singing in Animal Tongues: An Inner Journey", describes the origins and scope of Jan's work, including her ability to speak and sing in "Animal Tongues." In this podcast, Jan Harrison and Linda Weintraub discuss Jan's work and the animal beings who help Jan create it.
Crossing Over to Jan Harrison
essay on Jan Harrison's work by George Quasha
Animals and Animality
Essay by Jay McDaniel, and images of Jan Harrison's art, on blog.
Jan Harrison: Reference and history on Wikipedia, encyclopedia.
Jan Harrison is on Facebook.
The Truth of Beauty-Michael Werner's blog
Writing, images of 2009 works on paper, and video, having to do with Jan Harrison's life and work, concerning the sacred/profane animal nature.
The Truth of Beauty
artist Michael Werner's blog, with section on Jan Harrison's work.
extensive documentation of paintings, sculpture, installations, performances, and artist's statement
extended database of Twentieth Century and contemporary artists
George Quasha-Art Is
artist, poet, and writer, George Quasha's "open-ended video art work in portraiture that registers artists in the act of saying what art is"
includes biographical information for Jan Harrison, as well as bibliography, essays
Art In Context
an online reference library which includes images and information about Jan Harrison
Alan Baer Architect
website for the architect Alan Baer, with exhibition designs for Jan Harrison's museum and gallery installations
an open-ended video art work by George Quasha on Myth that registers artists in the act of saying what art is
Sparky and Nelson-The Sparky Show
curator Nelson Santos' blog about his dog Sparky, and The Sparky Project. Artists create an artwork involving Sparky (or Sparky and Nelson), includes information about exhibition.
The nOHrhythm Project-Gary Weisberg
digital composer Gary Weisberg's website, which includes explorations in organized microsound: This piece is inspired by - and uses as a source - the vocals of artist Jan Harrison’s "Animal Tongues".
PROJECT: Fresh Green
The PROJECT: Fresh Green is an interactive broad database created and compiled by artist Elisa Pritzker. The project is about environmental issues using the arts to present, denounce, reflect and encourage others to take a look at green problems and/or green solutions.
The Animal Nature and the Psyche – The Art of Jan Harrison
As part of our blog series dedicated to lost and endangered species in the lead-up to Remembrance Day for Lost Species, ONCA delves into the otherworldy work of New York-based artist Jan Harrison. The words are Jan’s own as she describes the work.
Interview of Jan Harrison's art by Brainard Carey
Interview by Brainard Carey for the Museum of Non-Visible Art, Yale Interviews, Praxis Interview Magazine....The recording of the interview can be heard on this link, which includes a discussion of Jan Harrison's visual art as well as speaking and singing in Animal Tongues.