Mound Hacker- Ostracon at the pond, Pompeii, Italy

My current site-specific art project is intervening in the time lines of actual Tells [mounds] and archaeological sites around the Mediterranean. I am visiting Pompeii. I offered the pond in Pompiie a ceramic shard. A group of Japanese tourists came closer. Will they will notice anything extraordinary? I stood and watched. . It seemed they did not […]

Mound Hacker‏-Castel dell Ovo, Naples, Italy

My current site-specific art project is intervening in the time lines of actual Tells [mounds] and archaeological sites around the Mediterranean. The first one outside Israel is Castel dell Ovo at Naples, Italy. The castle, though majestic is viewed here on the right-hand side behind the marina. Odysseus, whom I visited last summer at Ithaca, […]

Mound Hacker ‏- Tel Yokneam, Israel

As I wrote here, I started to intervene in actual mound time lines. Before departing to Italy, I visit Tel Yokneam with a few ceramic keys to Ancient Alexandria Library. I need to see how it really feels to leave behind me an art piece and wait and see what happens. Moreover, it feels right […]

Be my Guest: Leonardo De Vinci and Curiosity on Mars

BE MY GUEST is a venue for others to share their art; I assemble between creators in my sitting room. Linear time and locality are not relevant. Leonardo De Vinci would have been thrilled to know that his Curiosity is also a name of a small vehicle exploring Mars for the benefit human kind. He […]

A tribute to Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library

Today- 18/12/12 is a holiday for any scholar – the Dead Sea Scrolls are on line! The Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library For me, it is almost personal. Blog as artwork is aiming to revive Ancient Alexandria Library metaphorically through artist’s books. I am working on an ongoing artistic project for almost a year-aiming towards […]

After Dimitris Pikionis

Images of Dimitris Pikionis’s pavements around the Acropolis are still resonating within. My hands found a method to pave my way closer to the impressions: sellotaped drawings 12X21cm, pens and Japanese ink. Here are a few of about 60 collages. More about Dimitris Pikionis and Euclid  

Be my guest: Sappho and Orly Portal Dance Company

BE MY GUEST is a venue for others to share their art; I assemble between creators in my sitting room. On the Internet linear time and  locality are not relevant. Therefore, Sappho and Orly Portal meet here in poetry and dance. I wish we had more of Sappho’s work with us today. So little is left. […]

A dream

I dream I am at the of Ancient Alexandria Library. Scrolls are gathered on shelves all around. Many are spread on long wooden benches, circled by people wearing white togas. They are talking, debating, and Aristotle is one of them. It sounds a bit like Greek. I stroll to the gardens. Peacocks walking slowly between orange […]