Maya Hajdu and Anabel Burin are the founders and creative directors of VAN. Born in Argentina, professional photographer and designer Anabel Burin is currently enrolled in the Design Program at Concordia University. Maya Hajdu is a practicing visual artist who is pursuing her M.A. in Art History at Concordia University.Both Hajdu and Burin have participated in several exhibitions and their work has been published in journals, catalogues, and magazines.
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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
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
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
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
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