Jerusalem Biennale Interview: Matan Ben-Tolila

https://youtu.be/N2oei30Bkew We met with Matan Ben-Tolila in his studio inside of Jerusalem's The New Gallery.  There, he finds an escape within his paintings.  The images are vivid with powerful colors and high contrasts of dark and light tones.  The visually pleasing, but unreal quality is meant to represent the height of an illusion, the

Jerusalem Biennale: Noa Arad Yairi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcRHmlc8UM8 Over on our artist talk page we feature interviews from our Art+Soul youtube channel.  Here is our latest from sculpture artist Noa Arad Yairi.  We met Noa in her studio while we were in Israel, where she spoke to use about three series' of her sculpture works that explore feminism, ritual, and what it

Ofer Grunwald – Vessels

As the 2017 Jerusalem Biennale comes to a close, we (IFAF) reflect on the diverse artwork that we saw in Jerusalem.  One collection of works that we continue to talk about is Vessels.  The series of contemporary sculpture works by artist Ofer Grunwald examined the relationship between spirituality and control when religious objects are placed in