A Photo Journey Through Niger and Ethiopia – Terri Gold featured by ‘Oh the People You Meet!’

Thrilled to have some of my work from Niger and Ethiopia featured in a slideshow on ‘Oh the People You Meet!’, a global collaborative of contributors who create content for travelers, foodies and philanthropists seeking authentic local connection.

Visit OhthePeopleYouMeet.com to read the full story.

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Save the Date: Still Points in a Turning World – Exhibition at Salomon Arts Gallery

I am very excited to announce my solo exhibition of “Still Points in a Turning World,” featuring visual tales from my travels to the last mysterious corners of the world.  The show will be at the Salomon Arts Gallery in Tribeca, NY.

Please save the date for the opening reception on April 19th!

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Terri Gold Showing Tribal Images at X Contemporary Art Fair

I’m honored to have some of my tribal work showing at X Contemporary Art Fair in Miami with Salomon Arts Gallery alongside a number of other wonderful artists.

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Stop by the Nobu Hotel Miami Beach (formerly Eden Roc Hotel), 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach FL to see the work!
Nov. 30 – Dec. 3, 1pm – 7 pm V.I.P. opening Nov. 30: 10 am – 1 pm
Closing Party Dec 4: 12 noon – 5 pm

FADA: HOUSE OF MADNESS | THE 23RD ANNUAL WATERMILL CENTER SUMMER BENEFIT & AUCTION

I’m thrilled to have two images featured in the 23rd Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit.  Excited to see Robert Wilson and Kanye West’s collaborative art installation piece and all the other amazing artwork and performance art.  It’s an evening when the woods come alive with magical happenings…

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! On Saturday, July 30, 2016 The Watermill Center will once again bring together the worlds of theater, art, fashion, design, and society for The 23rd Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit & Auction. Watermill’s International Summer Program participants come from over 25 countries to create installations and performances throughout our eight-and-a-half acre grounds for the event. The funds raised support The Watermill Center’s year-round Artist Residency and Education Programs, providing a unique environment for young and emerging artists to explore and develop new work.

Hamar Family in the Omo Valley - Terri Gold

Hamar Family in the Omo Valley – Terri Gold

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Silent Dune – Terri Gold

To bid on the work online, follow these links on Artsy:

Hamar Family in the Omo Valley

Silent Dune

 

The San People in Namibia

“We are at a crucial crossroads of human history. We are losing traditional cultures with their ancient ways of life and spiritual beliefs at catastrophic rates … With my photography of the First Peoples of our fragile planet, I hope to show spiritual traditions from our past in the present, and become part of the process in some small way of helping prefer life for future generations. I believe photography plays a crucial role in helping sustain and revitalize cultures on the edge.” – Chris Rainier

The San people are the first people of Africa, they are descendants of the original Homo sapiens, who occupied Southern Africa, for at least 150 000 years. The San  already have been forced to abandon their traditions. Some people are working to preserve the culture, but the last remaining areas were they could live as hunter-gatherers are slowly being converted to commercial farmland.

We met the people featured in the German movie called Ghostland about the life of the Bushmen in the 21’st century. Life in the vast Kalahari desert has changed for one of the most ancient cultures on our planet: the lifesaving and nurturing hunt has been forbidden by law by the Namibian government in 1990. Fences are now dividing the former endless open land of the dry savannah. The former nomads are now pressed into an unused life in fixed housing and are forced to live of spare gifts from the government or, if so, adventurous tourists.

They graciously welcomed us to the area in their  village called the living museum and showed us some of their traditions and the plants they used as food and medicines in the forest.

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