Loris Malaguzzi’s blueprint

The Spiritual Blueprint phenomenon reveals itself in the artistic process of any creator. It embraces the essence of any creator’s actions, visualizations, thoughts, and feelings that are conveyed physically in the making of art. My observation is that every human being holds within them a combined heritage of characteristics, likes and dislikes, that make them […]

Be my Guest: Cennino d’Andrea Cennini

    Cennino d’Andrea Cennini was an Italian painter in the 14th century. He worked in Florence and was inspired by Giotto His book The Craftsman’s Handbook is a foundation corner in the history of the art of the Renaissance.   As an art student at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in the 70ies, it […]

Be my guest: Mound Hacker at the Loris Malaguzzi Center

The ongoing art project to the memory of the burnet Alexandrian library develops a twist in its narrative;   I began perceiving the educational activities and teachings in Studio Visits study group and at  The Good Enough Studio blog, as an art project.  In my mind, I am creating a shelf of knowledge about psychology, education, and humanism inside the ancient library.   […]

My bookshelf in the Ancient Library of Alexandria

  My grandfather told me the story of The Ancient Library of Alexandria. It has been present in my mind with a sense of loss since childhood. I imagined the burnet scrolls. What was in them? What have we lost? I imagine the toga-wearing scholars wondering about the gardens, conversing with each other, discussing Aristotle’s […]

Borrowed scenery: The Law of Preservation

The law of Preservation of Matter teaches us that nothing is added or deleted from the sum of matter in the cosmos, it only changes place and form. I participate in this change. Feathers picked on my morning walks in Israel were flown in a large iron bird and spread in the Kumano Kodo path in Japan, […]

Japan is the land of suggestions

  Suggestion for painting and gluing Suggestion for relaxing your bare feet in a shrine Autumn suggested in your plate   Framing suggestion Shadow suggestion Suggestion of space ?t=4  Suggestion for ritual

Borrowed scenery 借景

Borrowed scenery is an interesting Japanese concept of relating to a public space as yours to share and enjoy. If a person sees a green mountain or hill from his home, he is lucky, and will definitely relate to it as part of his space and tiny garden. As an example of borrowed scenery for artistic needs, […]

MU 無

Strolling the streets of Kyoto on a rainy November day I came to Kami-goryo shrine. No one was around except a for persist who fixed something in the water basin. And then I saw this MU….  

Offering – מנחה

  לכל הגשה יש נמען. מתקיימת תנועה ממני אל הזולת בהגשה יש כוונה. זו תנועה שמבקשת להעביר מסר.  תנועה ממני אליך ולכן, האופן בו מוגש דבר מה משפיעה על המקבל לעיתים זו  מנחה בסטודיו נוכחת כוונת  הגשה הסטודיו הוא עולם של דיבור בהגשות, במנחות סטודיו זו תורת ההנחה מנוחה לנפש מינחה לנפש   Every offering […]