Restoration drawings

Mixed media on paper, 14.9X21 cm, 2013 More here: Restoration in Hebrew derives from the word to heal Landslides  

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 […]

Be my Guest: Dimitris Pikionis and Euclid

Clio points out the beauty of the pavements as we are walking towards the Acropolis. The sun sets into to the Mediterranean sea. I find it a bit irritating to step on art. This is how I learn about Dimitris Pikionis. I discover endless compositions and mirrors. As I am on my journey to Ithaca, I notice Euclid’s triangles mingled with […]

Incessant Mezuzah

Incessant Mezuzah [2006, excerpt], is a cyclical video artwork dealing with deficiency and absence, and unceasing persistence in bringing the past back to life. This artwork represents a personal interpretation of the sacred text and of its actual writing process.   Incessant Mezuzah video artwork is a part of the Jewish Museum New York collection, and […]

Enso-Mandala-Womb

Last weekend I was one of 25 participants in a calligraphy intensive day with Tirza Paytan-Sela. I was practicing the Enso; When you paint-draw an Enso, you do it from left up-words and then down. Usually the heavy part of ink is at the start. Somehow, this whole day the weight was at the end of each Enso. The […]

Altered book

Sad Maps, 2010 דפים מספר מטופל, מפות עצובות, 2010

Lists as Backbone of early writing

“……..in the very first phase of writing’s development, were lexical texts, word lists containing terms … names of metal objects, ceramic vessels, textiles, cities, trees, plants, cattle, swine, birds, fish, etc. Along with mathematical reckoning, these lexical lists were undoubtedly the backbone of early scribal education.” The Library of Alexandria, Roy Macleod, I.B. Tauris, 2004, […]

Be my Guest- Gabriel Orozco and Alex Epstein

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. I learned about Gabriel Orozco mostly through the Internet. I read stories by Alex Epstein in Hebrew. I join them as my guests, since they both remind me of sailing in […]