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Israel 70 - Building Artistic Connections // Closed exhibition

Updated: Oct 26, 2021

Inside a rectangular suitcase, is a miniature model of the Baha'i Gardens in Haifa. When the suitcase opens, the model is revealed.
Haifa in a Suitcase 2018, a model depicting Haifa in an old suitcase. The artists are sixth graders from the Kerem School, London. materials: leather, cardboard, tissue paper, gouache, cotton wool, and glitters

Curators: Nic Abery and Orly Baher Levy

This commemorative exhibition, to mark seventy years since Israel’s establishment, is the culmination of an educational, cultural and artistic project involving some of the 6,500 participants from Jewish educational institutions in the UK, USA, Singapore and Israel. The students created artistic interpretations of works of art, by some of Israel’s most significant artists and of the original exhibits in its museums that represent the historical, cultural and Jewish connection to Israel. Photos of the originals and the corresponding student’s responses are displayed alongside one another.


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