Art that truly speaks to our time — Rutgers’ Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities‘ exhibit “Living in the Shadows” focuses on immigrant life in the U.S. Jesse and Dave are in New Brunswick to speak to the artists behind the exhibition, which explores undocumented communities through photography, sculptures and installations.

The group exhibit is on view in the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series Galleries in the Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Rutgers University, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, through April 7. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 9am – 10pm. Film screenings of the 2016 Peabody award winning film “Don’t Tell Anyone (No le Digas a Nadie),” featuring 24 year-old Angy Rivera who steps out of the shadows to share her journey, are March 30th at 7pm in the Kathleen W. Ludwig Global Village Living Learning Center, DRC, Rutgers-New Brunswick (this screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Mikaela Shwer and Angy Rivera); and on April 25th at 6pm in the New Brunswick Free Public Library. The exhibition and events are free and open to public. Further information about the exhibition, events, accessibility, and parking can be found at

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Jesse & Dave

Jesse is a digital content producer living in New York. His work has been seen in Entertainment Weekly, People, The New York Times,, and 92nd Street Y. He is also the editor and founder of Stage Rush. Jesse is also a chicken fried steak connoisseur and loves a good roller coaster. | Dave Tavani is a freelance video story teller and photographer. In addition to contributing to Jersey Arts, Dave works mainly for nonprofit and arts organizations in the Philadelphia area. His recent clients include Visit Philadelphia, The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, McCarter Theatre Center, Philadelphia Magazine, The Food Trust, Association for Public Art, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and basset hound.