Nicolas Bourriaud outlines the transforming conception of time in contemporary art and art’s various gestures toward time and history
For the first time in history more people live in cities than any other type of settlement, and there is a need to make the city a place in which it is worth living. The ability to create this kind of city is closely linked to the ability of the individuals living in it to create community frameworks characterized by solidarity.
“Knowledge is power” is an oft-repeated mantra. I have yet to encounter anyone who challenges this aphorism. But what knowledge? Is all knowledge power? Or does all knowledge become power? And what turns knowledge into power?
“The Ma’abara will be a platform for organizing radical action which will move from the local struggles in East and West Jerusalem to the national level, from issues of public housing to all issues having to do with distributive justice and social equality, and out of the Israeli socio-economic periphery’s affinity to the Middle East and the struggle spreading throughout the entire world.”
In its simplest form, the Territorialist idea is the establishment of an autonomous entity or, alternatively, a state for the Jews in some territory other than the Land of Israel. This idea was born together with Zionist ideology. Ever since Pinsker, in his Auto-Emancipation, stated that “the goal of our present endeavors must be not the ‘Holy Land,’ but a land of our own,” there were those Jews who clung to the idea of “a land of our own,” aiming to establish either a state or some other kind of autonomous collective somewhere other than the Land of Israel.
Make a Diaspora for Yourself, Become a Homeland: The Case of the State of Israel and Jews from the Former USSR / Illa Ben-PoratApr 29th, 2012 | By Ma'arav | Category: Current, Where To?
the State of Israel provides a unique case study of the relationships between the homeland and the diaspora. One of the basic premises in the discourse on diaspora and immigration is that in the relationship between diaspora communities and homeland, homeland precedes diaspora, and that the existence of diasporas is the product of forced or voluntary movement of populations from the homeland to other countries.
“These things are invisible. You see those things only in some art galleries”. Michael Zupraner, Eyal Danon and Chen Tamir talk about HEB2′s cameras project of B’Tselem.
OneState Ambassadors Tal Adler & Osama Zatar announced the opening of the Embassy in the MQ in Vienna, with a press conference and a diplomatic performance. more on OneState website
with the first issue is launched this September 2009 in Tel Aviv. Thethe magazine, published in English featuring essays and columns by leading writers desires to be a valuable resource to collectors, critics, artists, art dealers and all those interested in the Israeli art scene.Programma is published by Crossfields TLV, a publishing house and media [...]