Intense Stillness – Group Exhibition

Shir Meller Yamaguchi

Group Exhibition by: Ayelet Zohar, Asnat Austerlitz, Batia Shani, Dina Shenhav, Dalit Proter, Vik Jacobson Frid, Michal Shachnai Yacobi, Meshy Koplevitch, Ronit Agassi. The exhibition “Loaded Silence”, which opens simultaneously with Vietnamese artist Khan Bui Cong’s exhibition, “Seam Line”, presents … Continue reading

Seamline – Bui Cong Khanh

Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

Bui Cong Khanh, a multidisciplinary artist who gained international recognition in the 1990s, explores the fraught and complex history of his homeland, Vietnam. Using traditional techniques and motifs, he introduces in his artworks unsettling questions about the contemporary situation. This … Continue reading

Wide Margins / Group Exhibition

Dr. Shoshan Brosh-Vaitz, Zhang Fang, and Adi Yekutieli

The exhibition Wide Margins opens on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Israel. The exhibition centers around the relationship between periphery and center. Over the last few decades, China has been experiencing accelerated migration … Continue reading

Beneath the Surface / Eti Amram

Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

Eti Amram, a Kibbutz Dalia based artist, presents a group of works from the last five years. Amram, who has recently completed a 20-year tenure as curator of Givat Haviva Peace Gallery, always kept painting and drawing as her main means … Continue reading

Invisible presence / Group exhibtion

Curator: Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

A Zen koan asks: “What was your original face, the face you had before you were born?” According to Zen Buddhism, introspection begins with attention to the body, but expands and grows beyond its known visible boundaries. If we close … Continue reading

Maya Dunsky / Naked Dress

Curator: Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

Maya Dunsky’s dresses hover in the space, spreading out and dissolving into it. The series Dress ties both of her artistic fields together: painting and Butoh dance. Conceived in the 1960s as an avant-garde movement, Butoh freed dance from a … Continue reading

Kimiko Yoshida / Selfless

Curator: Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

Kimiko Yoshida’s works unfold an infinite range of identities. While all the photographs feature her face, they are not concerned with the self-portrait as such. Yoshida dubs the photographic process “a ceremony of disappearance.” Photography for her is a performance … Continue reading

Liat Livni / Lotus in the backyard

Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

Lotus in the Backyard In this exhibition, Livni explores the relationship between Kibbutz HaZorea, which houses Wilfrid Israel Museum, and the East Asian art displayed in it. Livni’s site-specific research and practice are rooted in a real interest in this … Continue reading

Lihi Turjeman / Afar

Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

The point of departure for Lihi Turjeman’s exhibition “Afar” is a large-scale drawing, observation of a familiar Israeli landscape unfolding before our eyes—the Promised Land. “Afar” (Mineged, literally: standing opposite, from afar) is also the title of a poem by … Continue reading

Penny Hes Yassour / Mapping countries yet to come

Shir Meller-Yamaguchi

Penny Hes Yassour defines herself as a cartographer-artist. The concept of a “mental map” has served her as a field of research from the outset of her artistic career, linking her two areas of study: geography and art. The landscape … Continue reading

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