Research Areas

Visual Art; Visual Culture; Cinematic Representations


M.F.A., University of California Davis

B.A., University of California Berkeley


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Jehanne-Marie Gavarini

Jehanne-Marie Gavarini

Jehanne-Marie Gavarini

Jehanne-Marie Gavarini is a visual artist who has been exhibited internationally. She is the recipient of several awards, grants, and residencies. Her work has been recognized by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Bronx Council on the Arts. In addition, Jehanne-Marie writes about art, cinema, and visual culture. She is co-translator of Tomboy (University of Nebraska Press, 2007), an autobiographical novel by acclaimed Franco-Algerian writer Nina Bouraoui. Recent publications include “Intimate Pass- ports: The Subversive Performances of Tanja Ostojić”, (Aspasia: The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History, Volume 5: Spring 2011), “Rewind: The Will to Remember, the Will to Forget in Michael Haneke’s Caché”, in Memory in Contemporary Film (London: Wallflower Press, in press), “Permeable Borders in Notre Musique” in Zoom in, Zoom out: Crossing Borders in Contemporary European Cinema (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007) and “In the Still of the Museum: Jean-Luc Godard’s Sixty-Year Voyage” (Postmodern Culture, September 2006). Gavarini is currently Professor of Art at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Current Projects

On leave for the 2012-2013 Academic Year.

Representative Publications

“in and around us.” David Winton Bell Gallery- List Art Center. Brown University. Providence, RI. 2005

Bouraoui, Nina. Tomboy. Trans. M.A. Salvodon and J. Gavarini. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2007.