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.   […]

Moon viewing 2015 – Kuroda Momoko

At this temple by the edge of the lake I wait for the moon   みづうみのほとりの寺に月を待つ   Kuroda Momoko Moon viewing 2015 – 月見    

Archaeology – fiction and reality

Here is a short clip briefly describing a site-specific performance installation at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2013. Tel Nona, Audience Version Would you like to  initiate such an event at your Museum? Text about the artwork by Dr. Rivka Bakalsh: Ready and Made   More finds

Be my Guest: Ginkakuji Gardner

  At spring 2009, I was following the gentle path leading the small hill of Ginkakuji. I was photographing fragments of the fence since I noticed how the tiny bamboo cups were filled with rain, and therefor reflect the tree and sky above them. From fragments like this one, I made a video called Offering. This […]

Be my Guest: Dr. Helen Wickstead and the Rocdam Project

Dr. Helen  Wickstead  wrote to me a few months ago and surprised me by asking me to send her shards. She and a few more archeologists excavated Rockbourne Roman Villa and the Damerham prehistoric burial complex, both in South West Hampshire, UK.  As I learned, it is also a beautiful community project. As a Mound Hacker, I sent her […]

Be my guest: Dr. Helen Wickstead, Archaeologist

Finally- reality meets fantasy! After over ten posts about my Mound Hacking project, and sending links around the world, I got a wonderful surprising e-mail. Dr Helen Wickstead is a REAL Archaeologist, working in the UK. This is what she wrote: “ I am very interested in your project and wonder if you might be interested in […]

Be my guest: Kyoko Ibe

Kyoko Ibe is a master of paper. She exhibited all over the world. It is the first time she visits Israel and will have an exhibition at Inga Gallery. These pictures were taken at her studio In the mountains of Kyoto, 2011. She generously demonstrated her technique to a group led by Tirza Paitan, her assistant […]