The tour will begin at the Musrara School, with Yitzhak Yerushalmi’s exhibition “Yitzhak Yerushalmi: XX” (Curation: Albert Suisa). From there we will continue to the Jerusalem Print Workshop, to visit the “Mashkof in Print” exhibition presenting the work of the Jerusalem artists collective “Mashkof” (Curation: Meirav Hamburger and Arik Kilemnik), and receive explanations regarding the historical building, the print workshop and various printing techniques. The third stop of the tour will be at the Azrieli Gallery at Hadassah College, where we will visit the “Little Sokolov” group exhibition (Curation: Monica Lavie and Tali Kayam). The tour will end with Micha Ulman’s “Water” located at Zion Square.
As every year, the central event of the festival aims to surface and discuss foundational issues concerning Jerusalem. This years’ event, Believe, will take place on Mt. Zion. The event will present a rich tapestry of beliefs, cultures and narratives that have co-existed for millennia in the complex and sacred place to all three monotheistic faiths. ‘Believe’ invites the audience to experience the deep ties between faith and art in one of the most fascinating places in the world, through the prism of the unique performances and works created especially for the festival.
The tour will begin at Koresh 14 Gallery, with the “Age Based” group exhibition (Curation: Dvir Shaked). We will pass along Yigal Tomarkin’s sculpture located in front of the building’s entrance and continue to Avraham Ofek’s murals in the Central Post Office building. From there we will move on to the exhibitions hosted at the Barbur Gallery in its new domicile located in Herbert Samuel Street. The tour will end at the Ticho house, where we will get acquainted with the history of the building and painter Ana Ticho who lived there and visit the exhibition “Homegrown” (Curation: Timna Zeligman).
20 artists from various disciplines, graduates of art schools in Jerusalem, embarked on a joint journey of research and creation. This journey produced five artistic interventions across the city center that were made in a short and intensive period. Follow the works on the map!
The artist’s book collates Maiberg’s works from recent years, ending with the installation “Nowhow On, Again On” presenting now at Ticho House a part of the “Homegrown” exhibition. Orly Maiberg and Moran Shoub Rubashov will speak at the event, followed by the performance of Camille Meltz, singer, artist, and autoharp musician.
Age is a sensitive topic; We speak of it proudly or refuse to disclose it. The artworks in the exhibition will present a variety of emotions, feelings and thoughts that age brings with it, and will prove – age is not merely a number.
Monica Lavi faces ghosts from her childhood via the photos of Juan Federovsky, her father. These document pivotal events her immigrant family from Argentina witnessed, as well as a reflective gaze on the school “Sokolov Katan” in which Lavi studied.
Next to the wooden tower at Hansen House’s courtyard, 14 Gedaliah Alon St.
The first tour of the festival will be in the vicinity of the Hansen House (Beit Hansen). We will begin our tour by getting to know the historical building of the Hansen House and visit the basement floor where we will get acquainted with the Mamuta Art and Research Center and take a walk around the “The Private Press in the Small Room” exhibition by Ariel Wardi and Hadassa Goldwicht (Curation: Sala-Manca and Ada Wardi). Afterwards, we will climb back up to Hansen House’s historical exhibition and its gallery, where Guy Goldstein’s solo exhibition “A Smart House in a Dumb Body” (Curation: Vardit Gross) will be presented. Moving on to Hansen House’s backyard we will visit the “Tea House” (Bet Ha’te) sound gallery, where we will listen to Daniel Kiczales’s solo exhibition “Spirits” (Curation: Amir Boltzman). Next, we will be crossing the road to the main plaza of the Jerusalem Theater, where we will get to know Yehiel Shemi’s sculptures that are incorporated in the building and its entrance. We will end the tour in “A Studio of Her Own” at the Jerusalem Artist’s House and visit Nasrin Abu Baker’s exhibition “Family Business” (Curation: Meital Manor), as well as Moran Kliger’s “Correspondence” (Curation: Meital Manor), and Hamutal Bar Cohen’s “Brutto” (Curation: Ron Bartosh). Finally, we will be allowed a glimpse into the storage facility that houses the estate of late artist Pinhas Litvinovsky.
The 8th Jerusalem Art Conference is dedicated to the role of art in political, climate and technological debates, both internationally and locally. The presentations will engage with the artistic use of mapping and simulation technologies, with the proliferation of international academic programs combining artistic practice with research, issues concerning the world of curation today, and the changes to which the art scenes are subjected to in countries undergoing anti-democratic processes.
The inception of both the exhibit “The Small Hours of the Night” and the book “Mariam” occurred in a harmonious and continuous creative process, where artist Said Abu Shakra fearlessly navigated concealed alleys within the depths of his soul and past. A dominant and poignant presence is that of the mother figure – Mariam – embodying the essence of all mothers.
Almost 30 years later, after Rabin’s murder, Daniel Kiczales returns to Rabin’s figure to enter another space. A space in which a vocal ceremony for a male choir takes place that combines episodes from the country’s history, words of rebuke and moments of prophecy.
This thought-provoking exhibition celebrates the dynamic interplay between two artistic compositions. Each diptych offers a unique dialogue, showcasing the power of juxtaposition, contrast, and harmony.
The ‘punctum’, according to Barthes, is the “thing that jumps at the viewer from the photograph,” arousing the unique experience of photography. In our age of image overload, analog photography slows the pace in a process of restoring spirituality and mysticism to the medium. The exhibition is a joint project of Beita and Punctum.
The audience is invited to listen to music, browse through the artists books and visit the exhibition presenting sketches of planned works, works on paper and artists books by the artists of the Agripas 12 gallery and other guests.
The 16 artists at Art Cube Artists’ Studios accompany the opening of the exhibition “Lactism” with a marathon of performances and participatory installations happening inside, across, and above the Artists’ Studios.
The exhibition revolves around the central concepts of human connection, sociality and interactions between man and the environment. The exhibition is part of an ongoing project by the artists Shlomi Yaffe and Tamara Moyzes that deals with social aspects of environmental quality and egalitarian social imagination, in which the concept of justice also applies to that which is not human.
Chill on the rooftop of the Artists’ Cube Workshop, on a Jerusalem Friday-noon filled with music and people.
Distinguished electronic beat musicians and DJ’s leave the studio to cooperate on a live acoustic show, especially for the festival, accommodating the unique Jerusalem hues: live singing and acoustic instruments that have centuries long tradition will be joined by the beat and sounds of cutting edge music technologies.
Bloomfield Garden fountain (next to the corner of King David and Keren HaYesod Streets)
The tour will begin with a warm-up and explanation next to the “The Threshold of Jerusalem” sculpture by Swiss artist Jean Arp at the Atzmaut Garden. From there we will jog at the group’s leisurely pace to Bloomfield Garden and get to know the outdoor sculptures there. After stopping at the Dwek Gallery at Mishkenot Sha’ananim, we will visit Saeed Abu Shakra’s exhibition “The Small Hours of the Night” (Curation: Nurit Tal Tene), and end the tour with stretching exercises next to the “Car in the Sun” sculpture by artist Gabriel Klasmer at the David Remez square, and enjoy a cold beverage at the Tahana compound.
Artist Tal Simon showcases figurative botanical drawings alongside abstract paintings and drawings capturing living plants. This exhibit delves into concealed layers of rooted enigmas, while Simon’s work engages in a dialogue with artifacts found in JBG library’s archives. These artifacts, cataloged by JBG’s legendary founder, Dr. Michael Avishai, celebrate the flora’s enduring charm.
The artists of Ha’turim Center Incubator projects invite you to an evening of experiencing creative processes and moments of becoming where stage materials, in their humanity and sensitivity, stand out in various exuberant performances!