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Palestinian Arab Houses in Haifa (1860–1930): exhibition

Opening: Saturday, 07.11.15-Closing:Sunday, 29.05.16

at Haifa City Museum

With the participation of Abed Abdi, Amir Ballan, Gil Bar, Amiram Erev, Yigal Feliks, Dr. Ron Fuchs, Amos Gitai , David Goldenberg and others.

The development of Haifa's urban landscape reflects the historical processes that impacted its design over time. The exhibition sheds light on a chapter of the city's history that is absent from most realms of memory – the portraitof Haifa's Arab societyas mirrored by its architecture. The point of departure for this exhibition was a series of excursions outside the Haifa City Museum, to the surrounding streets of the German Colony. This context gave rise to an examination of the area's architectural forms and rich material culture by two Israeli-Jewish curators, who are not natives of the city.

Abed Abdi in Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton’s global art project


Imago Mundi. Luciano Benetton Collection. Map of New Art
Five continents, 38 collections, 6930 artists with 10×12 cm artworks

In the current climate of arrested utopias, attacks on cultural heritage, assaults on imagination and knowledge, Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton’s global art project, comes to Venice to propose an art without borders that breaks the silence, goes beyond differences, pushes forward civilization. The exhibition MAP OF THE NEW ART includes collections from more than 40 nations and native peoples representing the five continents: 10×12 cm artworks by 6930 artists. Island of San Giorgio Maggiore.

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