Mound Hacker-Pompeii, Italy – The story of the guard

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 ask the guard when were these engravings carved. He smiles: “They are Roman graffiti! You have good eyes!” He then remarks there are more engravings at the women’s bath […]

Mound Hacker-Naples National Archaeological Museum, 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 the Naples National Archaeological Museum– you are welcome to the tour. When the guard at the National Archaeological Museum leaves the room- I quickly photograph a ceramic key to Alexandria’s library next […]

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 […]

Mound Hacker: Intervening in the time line of mounds-thoughts about ceramic remains

My Arab neighbours from Manshiya Zabda, sell ceramic pots.They possess the memory of  various Mediterranean traditions. On another part of this site there are vases from the far east. This reminds me that Israel was always a cross road of climates, cultures, and traditions. If you stroll into the field of ceramic vases you will also find […]

Mound Hacker: Intervening in the time line of mounds-site-specific art project

Tel-Nona, as a virtual mound – is a framework of thought where I excavate for artistic archetypes related to cultures around the Mediterranean and beyond. My current site-specific art project is intervening in the time lines of actual Tells [mounds]; during 2013 – 2014, I will be traveling around the Mediterranean and visiting different archaeological […]