Artist Marcus Jansen’s First Solo US Museum Exhibition, “E Pluribus Unum”

Work drawn from 15 years of artistic exploration, on display now at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Within the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, artist Marcus Jansen presents more than 20 works drawn from 15 years of artistic exploration. The artist—based between the Bronx and Fort Myers—was born in Manhattan and raised in the South Bronx and Queens before moving to Mönchengladbach, Germany. Jansen’s work in this exhibition, E Pluribus Unum, exists at the intersection of these disparate …

The Healing Bond Between Parrots and PTSD Patients

At Serenity Park in Ojai, California, PTSD patients find comfort in the company of parrots, cockatoos and other abandoned birds. Like the patients themselves, the birds have survived trauma previously, and now look to their human companions for healing. The new bonds have given way to surprising discoveries in avian intelligence. “When examined through the lens of complex PTSD,” explains Dr Gay Bradshaw, “the symptoms …