Jensfaith 2001-2018

  • Freedom

    Freedom
    This sculpture moves me and fully represents a freedom that we've obtained and hope to fully experience in our future. I think this sculpture represents where we've come from; where we are; and where we are going.
    Size: 20 feet long x 8 feet high
    Weight: 7,000 pounds
    Media: Bronze
    Sculptor: Zenos Frudakis
    Date of Dedication: June 18, 2001
    Location: 16th and Vine Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
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    2001-2018

  • Wicked ~ The Musical

    Wicked ~ The Musical
    Winner of the 2004 Tony Awards for Best Musical
    Starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth.
    A combination of a contemporary score with a modern prequel to a classic story. A perfect example of theatre in the 21st century.
    Music and lyrics by composer Stephen Schwartz and a book by writer Winnie Holzman.
  • Real Beauty Dove Campaign

    Real Beauty Dove Campaign
    A first-ever campaign to feature and celebrate real women. Since then, the world has changed rapidly and the very definition of beauty has taken on multiple meanings. The emergence of "health at every size" has been a part of this century.
  • Kara Walker ~ painter

    Kara Walker ~ painter
    Kara Elizabeth Walker is an American contemporary painter, silhouettist, print-maker, installation artist, and film-maker who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence, and identity in her work.
    This is her piece on the Civil War. Her work is so relevant to this time period.
  • Crash (Film)

    Crash (Film)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqJvWsOIix4
    A film about race, gender, loss, misunderstanding, crime, and people as they are and as they are viewed. 13 years ago, and we are still facing these issues.
  • Cornelia Konrad ~ Artist

    Cornelia Konrad ~ Artist
    Cornelia Konrads
    Passage
    2007
    Installation on a forest clearing
    Specializing in suspended sculptures, Konrad creates works of art that appear to float and fly through the air. In order to maintain a nature-based aesthetic in her work, she installs her pieces outside. Reminds us to slow down and connect spiritually to nature. Perfect in a time of the Yoga and Mediation craze.
  • Misty Copeland ~ Dancer

    Misty Copeland ~ Dancer
    Misty Copeland became the third African American female soloist at the American Ballet Theater back in 2007. Inspiring and a reminder that we are moving forward in all aspects of race and opportunity.
  • Everything Fell Into The Right Hands

    Everything Fell Into The Right Hands
    Photograph by Daniëlle Van Ark
    Epson archival pigmnt print in Ilford Fibresilk Gold paper
    15.75 x 18.90 in
    40.0 x 48.0 cm
    A beautiful reminder that age is ever present in our culture and perhaps, an opportunity to highlight age/wisdom together.
  • Inception of Instagram

    Inception of Instagram
    Social Media gains momentum
    Instagram is a social networking app made for sharing photos and videos from a smartphone.
    Only pictures that tell stories. Truth? Illusion? Up to the viewer, I believe.
  • Lady Gaga ~ Musician

    Lady Gaga ~ Musician
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wV1FrqwZyKw
    Born This Way Video
    Her voice is that of this time period. Not only is she insanely gifted vocally but, GaGa speaks of acceptance, truth, diversity, and self-love
  • Novel by John Green

    Novel by John Green
    An honest story that boldly navigates teenage terminal illness that affected my teenage daughter and therefore lands on this timeline.
  • Indie Poet TISHANI DOSHI, based in Chennai

    Indie Poet TISHANI DOSHI, based in Chennai
    https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/56733/the-river-of-girls
    a "Me Too" movement before the movement! Powerful and Important and severely relevant to what is happening NOW!
  • Velvet and Slate ~ Jewlery Art by Karisa Perone

    Velvet and Slate ~ Jewlery Art by Karisa Perone
    Each piece is hand crafted with special attention paid to the finishing details. The feathers are real, and each is unique and organic in nature, making every piece of jewelry one of a kind. Every item is made in the USA. Sexy and free spirited for a modern woman.
  • One World Trade Center

    One World Trade Center
    One World Trade Center is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City.
    Construction started: April 27, 2006
    I was 9 months pregnant with my child in 2001 when the towers were hit. I had just left living in NYC after 12.5 years. The thought of bringing a life into the world at such a painful time was difficult. This rebuilding represents my faith in our country. My daughter's name is Faith.
  • Essence of Regret

    Essence of Regret
    Artist ~ Ali Cavanaugh
    8x8 watercolor on clay panel
    Her realism is intoxicating to me and the face and eyes of a child feel like a voice of a modern generation.
  • Waking Up ~ Sam Harris Podcast

    Waking Up ~ Sam Harris Podcast
    https://samharris.org/podcast/
    neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author—as he explores some of the most important questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Podcasts are the way of this century
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto - The Revenant Main Theme (The Revenant Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

    Ryuichi Sakamoto - The Revenant Main Theme (The Revenant Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Czv8J1W4yYU
    A brilliant film cinematically as well as the performances. The score is pointed and emotionally charged.
  • Bell Works

    Bell Works
    Bell Works is the reimagining of the historic former Bell Labs building in Holmdel, N.J. Today, the building is one-of-a-kind destination for business and culture, complete with a blossoming ecosystem of technology, traditional offices, retail, dining, hospitality, and much more.
  • This Is Us ~ Television Show

    This Is Us ~ Television Show
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_gVYoUbrLM
    The most beautiful, smart, emotionally full television show that focuses on relevant and family oriented topics. Feels so modern, though it moves from past to present.
  • "What About Us?" by Pink

    "What About Us?" by Pink
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClU3fctbGls
    I will say it. I think this song is an anthem directed toward our current politics and I feel Pink is a voice of this century.
  • Annie Leibovitz ~ Photographer

    Annie Leibovitz ~ Photographer
    One of the most famous American portrait photographers, Annie Leibovitz is known for her exceptional work photographing the portraits of celebrities.
  • Commercial ~ T-Mobile (T-Ball)

    Commercial ~ T-Mobile (T-Ball)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn5MIQOLWug
    Cute T-Mobile commercial 2018 featuring a young T-ball player, Nick, whose mom is worried about him. This is about connecting via cell phone in a modern age.
  • American Son ~ Broadway Play

    American Son ~ Broadway Play
    Written by: Christopher Demos-Brown and directed by Tony Award® winner Kenny Leon
    American Son takes place at a Florida police station in the middle of the night, where a mother is engaged in a search for her missing teenage son. A story that deals with race and gender inequality.