Tag Archives: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ruth Schreiber’s Videos “Sheitels” and “Kasher” in Museum Exhibitions

Ruth Schreiber‘s new video “Sheitels” is featured in the exhibition “Cherchez La Femme: Wigs, Burka, Wimple” at the Jewish Museum Berlin, Germany. The exhibition takes place from March 31 until July 2nd, 2017.  Headlines and swimwear, headscarves and demonstrations, fashion shows and papal audiences – how much religiosity secular societies can tolerate is shown in this current exhibition. […]

Graphic Details at the Negev Museum

“Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” opens at its ninth venue, The Negev Museum of Art, Israel on 23rd May 2016 The exhibition is accompanied by a one day symposium “Drawing The Line: Looking at Women’s Comics”. Sarah Lightman, curator of the exhibit, will present “The Graphic Details of The Star Sapphire: An Exploration of the Themes […]

Visual Art Conference; David Sperber examines the Jewish feminist work of Helene Aylon

Curator David Sperber will present at a conference at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His subject will be the art of Helene Aylon. Sperber will examine Aylon’s Jewish feminist work: its reception and contributions to both Jewish museums and religious communities, by analyzing the interactions between the artist, the curators and rabbis. Noting the […]