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The Medium Is the Matzo: An Interactive Passover Installation

Artist Melissa Shiff is hard at work building her interactive Passover installation in time for the holidays. The work, called The Medium Is the Matzo, will feature a house made up entirely of matzo (unleavened bread), along with “Crush Oppression” … Continue reading

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Art by Sarah Lazarovic

Tablet, the online Jewish culture magazine, has shared a story with us about artist Sarah Lazarovic. Lazarovic was one of the graphic novelists who exhibited at the Graphic Details show in Toronto. She has just posted a short comic series … Continue reading

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Insights Into the Lives of Jewish Women

Comic Book Memoirs at the Graphic Details Show “I don’t belong IN Israel as much as I belong TO Israel.” So reads the wall text in one of the Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women exhibition rooms. The quote … Continue reading

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Marcelle Murdock’s Provocative Portraits

Up-and-coming talent Marcelle Murdock paints portraits of taboo issues in contemporary society. From realistic depictions of homosexuality, to provocative images of erotic fetishism, Murdock is keen on challenging people’s preconceptions. Her colorful representations of subculture lend her a rebellious streak … Continue reading

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Art & the City II: A Vernissage Showcasing Jewish Art

On January 23rd, 2011, the Bronfman Israel Experience Center presented an exhibition of emerging Jewish visual artists at Koko Bar. Art lovers from all over the city braved the cold weather to visit and support young artists. The showroom was … Continue reading

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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Dwindling communities and The Hidden Faith Project Documentary filmmakers David Adelman, Paul Shore, and Nick Timmins have embarked on a journey. The mission: to visit the smallest Jewish communities in the world and broadcast their stories to a North American … Continue reading

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Finding Beauty in Simple Things

  Against an indistinct urban backdrop, a bearded man looks out toward us with a piercing and intent gaze. The deep lines and shadows etched across his face trace the portrait of a rough, weather-battered life. The black-and-white photograph, titled … Continue reading

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