HINENI & EINENI + BRIGHT MOON – DARK COFFEE

Two art presentations: Billha Zussman (Amsterdam) presents “HINENI & EINENI: Sieving and being sieved”. Zussman’s bible notebook, a patchwork of household kitchen symbols and objects, explores “Why aren’t Billha and Zilpah counted as Jewish matriarchs?” Yehudis Barmatz-Harris, Elinora Schwartz, and Avital Naor Wexler (Israel) present “Bright Moon – Dark Coffee: Exhibition Tour at Beita, Jerusalem”. The hour of darkness, black … Continue reading HINENI & EINENI + BRIGHT MOON – DARK COFFEE

JEWS OUTSIDE THE MARGINS

Ezra Rose and Amy Rubin will present Jews Outside The Margins. An exploration of how people in the literal and figurative far reaches of Judaism make sense of themselves and find ways to connect to their Jewishness. June 28, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom I organized this event for the … Continue reading JEWS OUTSIDE THE MARGINS

I AM. AN IMMIGRANT / WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN SANCTIFIED

DORIT JORDAN DOTAN presents “i am. an immigrant”, a visit of her intercontinental curatorial project in Berlin.  Demographic changes affect global and local politics, economies, urban affairs and day-to-day life. For some of those who were lucky to be born in a stable, strong, democratic country, it is hard to accept those changes. It creates … Continue reading I AM. AN IMMIGRANT / WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN SANCTIFIED

THE 2020 GLOBAL QUARANTINE AND THE RISE OF DIGI-ROMANTICISM

Jonatas & Dana Blickensderfer, Founders of JADA present The 2020 Global Quarantine and the Rise of Digi-Romanticism. An illustrated discussion on the manifold reactions to the search for meaning and deeper content in daily life during confinement, which deprived all of the constant multi-sensorial stimulation of life pre-Covid19 Pandemic. Sunday June 14, 1pm EST, 20:00 … Continue reading THE 2020 GLOBAL QUARANTINE AND THE RISE OF DIGI-ROMANTICISM

Virtual Art Events Testimonials

The virtual art events I organized recently have been tremendously successful so far. We are now halfway through the 3-month long series of weekly sessions. Attended by lay people, artists, curators, art historians and museum directors, the events garnered unsolicited comments such as these: These events are so fabulous! Every week I meet incredible artists … Continue reading Virtual Art Events Testimonials

BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, and PRAYERS OF A KOHENET

I am organizing this Sunday's Zoom two virtual artstudio visits: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, by Alan Falk. PRAYERS OF A KOHENET, by Bekah Starr. Sunday May 31, 1pm EDT. Based on Alan Falk’s solo exhibit Between Two Worlds: Shir HaShirim and The Dybbuk his session explores the romantic and magical aspects of love and the search for … Continue reading BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, and PRAYERS OF A KOHENET

ART IN THE TIME OF CORONA & RETHINKING JUDAICA WITH NEW MEDIA.

Sunday May 17 I am organizing the Zoom session "ART IN THE TIME OF CORONA & RETHINKING JUDAICA WITH NEW MEDIA". May 17, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT) / 20:00-21:00 Israel time, 10:00-11:00 PDT on Zoom. Jerusalem-based artist LENORE MIZRACHI-COHEN is a conceptual artist from NYC, who recently relocated to Israel. In Art in the Time of Corona she … Continue reading ART IN THE TIME OF CORONA & RETHINKING JUDAICA WITH NEW MEDIA.

NOT IN HEAVEN: ARTISTS AS PARTNERS IN CREATION

Sunday May 10 I organized the Zoom session "NOT IN HEAVEN: ARTISTS AS PARTNERS IN CREATION". By Curators Judith Cardozo and Dr. Susan Nashman Fraiman. A project by the Jewish Art Salon, co-sponsored by Art Kibbutz and JADA Arts. The exhibition “Not in Heaven” (part of the Jerusalem Biennale 2019) was a response of designers and … Continue reading NOT IN HEAVEN: ARTISTS AS PARTNERS IN CREATION

A TRADITION OF EMBELLISHMENT: EXPLORING THE AESTHETICS OF JEWISH ARTS

Sunday May 3, 2020 I organized a Zoom session A TRADITION OF EMBELLISHMENT: EXPLORING THE AESTHETICS OF JEWISH ARTS Facilitators: Cynthia Beth Rubin and Chana Wiesenthal Elias. A project by the Jewish Art Salon, co-sponsored by Art Kibbutz and JADA Arts. Is there an identifiable Jewish sensibility or aesthetic, a Jewish way of thinking, that … Continue reading A TRADITION OF EMBELLISHMENT: EXPLORING THE AESTHETICS OF JEWISH ARTS

Modern Jewish Narratives – Virtual Art Event

The Virtual Programs's first art event I am co-organizing for the Jewish Art Salon takes place Sunday April 19, 1-2pm (EDT). Artists Archie Rand, Richard McBee & Joel Silverstein present Modern Jewish Narratives, a Powerpoint of their Jewish Art Salon exhibition, followed by a discussion with the viewers. In this groundbreaking exhibition, Modern Jewish Narratives, at … Continue reading Modern Jewish Narratives – Virtual Art Event