Bush Square

George W. Bush Square, Jerusalem Gold 18K, Jerusalem stone, mirror. Collaborators: Sergio Fasani (Mutan), Adam Farchy, Tali (3DD), Shlomi (Liberta), Rina (Weiss), Yarden Amir (Beit Hansen). At «Fool’s gold», Koresh 14 Gallery. Curator: Dveer Shaked. 2021

Exchange change

«Hajlafat shinui» At Equalizing Matter, Maamuta (Jerusalem), 2021. Curator: Irit Carmon Popper. «Hajlafat Shinui» (exchange of changes) is an homage to artistic projects that contributed to political changes and abolition of the dictatorships in the southern countries of South America, which is offered as an inspirational model for cultural agents in Israel today. Activist practices are highlighted in the works …

Tohu & Vohu

Tohu & Vohu Video for the online exhibition «The Ararat Collective’s Guide to Surviving the Pandemic», 2021 Animated short about two characters that interact with objects related to Israel and COVID-19. They go through three stages, from stepping back to stepping in, that follow the biblical terms Shmita, Tohu VaBohu and Ararat. A text accompanying the video quotes Jewish Sources …

Dikduk Javerim

Dikduk Javerim: a call to prayer, 4 AM, Hebrew learning compound for immigrants, Armon HaNatziv, 800 m. west of Arab alSawahira Video, 2’55». Kol HaOt, The Jerusalem Biennale, 2021. Curator: Eli Kaplan Wildmann. Developed at the residency program «48: Creative Quarantine», Jerusalem 2021. Featuring Orly Noa Rabinyan. Additional voices by Julia & Martín Jais. Samples by Wos – Canguro (Instrumental …

What Changed Yesterday

מה השתנה אתמול What Changed Yesterday Virtual performance, Festival Manofim 2020. Curator: Moran Solomarsky. Walking tour, Hamiffal 2020. A virtual tour that merges two territories at the same time: Jerusalem and South America. Jais is a new immigrant in Israel who in his artistic activity focuses on collective agency. In this tour, which follows a walking path across West Jerusalem, …

Where People Kiss

Where People Kiss Matienschön (Buenos Aires), 2018. Curator: Tam Painé Ciai 36 artists were invited to create scale models of their past exhibitions at an independent art space. They were installed in that same room as the cabins of a functioning Ferris wheel, alongside a video based on footage from the openings. WPK attempted to create an alternative archive of …

Water My Plant

Water my plant With Denise Lara Margules. Mestizo Arts Festival (Belgium), 2017 Festival LODO (Buenos Aires), 2018 Five cultural institutions from Belgium were matched to five others from Argentina, through exchanging scale models of their buildings. The initiative gave way to experimental collaboration attempts between the organisations. The narration of the process, through context-specific multimedia and performative works, exposed institutional …

The Pink Tent

Carpa Rosada (The Pink Tent) With Marcos Perearnau, Alejandro López, Matías Laje & Manuel Mensa). «Se Alquila/Estado» at Centro Cultural Juan de Salazar (Asunción, Paraguay), 2016. «Carpa Rosada», Matienschön (Buenos Aires, Argentina), 2015. A context-specific installation that is presented as a National Institution and that hosts multimedia works and a program of activities. It aims to bring national history to …