As part of our community blog content at ON THE MOVE, we present our interview series, where we invite movers to bring their thoughts not only on the physical move but on the intensely personal experience of moving house. Here we explore the spirituality and psychology of Home and why where we live means so much to us. We want to hear your story, please share it with us.
Pearl Schneider | Winner of the 2015 Osnat Mozes Painting Prize for a Young Artist
Curator: Menahem Goldenberg
This year’s winner of the Osnat Mozes Painting Prize for a Young Artist is Pearl Schneider.
Excerpts from the Prize Committee’s decision: “Pearl Schneider’s paintings describe a world that is rich and full of imagination. It is with rare restraint, sincerity and modesty, that they beckon the viewer into their midst. Her paintings convey a clarity and precision;
Haim Ben Shitrit | Oriental Bavarian- Do you Know this Woman?
Curator: Albert Suisa
Haim Ben-Shitrit’s new exhibition carries on his examination of multilingualism and its ability to convey biographical collages. The exhibition consists of two video projects “Oriental Bavarian” and “Do You Know This Woman?” “Oriental Bavarian” fuses Ben-Shitrit’s biography with that of his friend’s, Berndt Sering, an Israeli German (originally from Munich, Bavaria). It is a German, Hebrew, French, and Arabic speaking, multilingual journey, an optimistically chaotic movement, depicting a personal, Middle-Eastern and European-German-Bavarian world.
Yanai Segal | Walkway
Curator: Sally Haftel Naveh
Yanai Segal’s exhibition, Walkway, does not presume to present a mimetic reality or a minimalist scene of events. The exhibition is an attempt to create a conceptual space that envelops different worlds, and bridges a sensual experience with a transcendental universal space. Segal recruits the idea of the promenade as a mechanism and works it into the viewer’s physical experience, alongside a compilation of symbolically charged custom motifs, borrowed from the Israeli as well as Jewish repertoire (Hamsa and Menorah), indicating a spiritual experience.
Omri Keren Lapidot | 6th Exhibition in the 19th Nidbach Series Tulips
Curator: Hanna Shaviv
In his work, Omri documents the changes the kibbutz society is undergoing and the members’ relationship to the place and landscape. The photographs document a specific moment in the kibbutz history. Traces of the past are still present while the uncertainty of change is already felt. Omri photographs dining halls, communal stages, residences, etc. In straightforward black-and-white photographs,
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