Intertwining Heritage: Language, Research, and Representation Based on Cultural Traumas

Intertwining Heritage: Language, Research, and Representation Based on Cultural Traumas A workshop for European, Palestinian, and Israeli researchers and individuals in the creative arts that will deal with the question of language and representation in contexts of asymmetry, guilt, and trauma Direct conversation between the parties involved in a conflict in the present or the past is extremely complicated. This is a situation full of guilt and blame, victimhood and aggression. At the same time, it is a multidirectional situation… Continue reading


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Exhibition at the P8 Gallery in Tel Aviv 2014

TWO FAMILY ARCHIVES Shimon Lev and Friedemann Derschmidt 79 Yehuda Halevi St., Tel Aviv, Israel Opening Hours: Tuesday 11:00-15:00, Wednesday, Thursday 15:00-19:00, Friday, Saturday 11:00 -15:00 July 10, 2014 – August 9, 2014 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 20:30 In the presence of Ms. Eva Blimlinger, Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna 21:00: opening remarks by Ms. Gabriele Gil-Feigl, Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum Tel Aviv Gallery talk: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 19:30… Continue reading

Exhibition: Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten Graz 2014

Objects of Memory by Shimon Lev Parallel zur Ausstellung „Die GERECHTEN. Courage ist eine Frage der Entscheidung” zeigt das Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten eine subtil erschütternde Auseinandersetzung des in Israel lebenden Künstlers Shimon Lev (*1962) mit seinem in Wien 1922 geborenen Vater, der der einzige Überlebende seiner Familie im Holocaust war. Lev nähert sich der Geschichte mit einer schonungslosen Offenheit seinen biografischen Wurzeln in Israel, mit einem subjektiven Zugang, mit Objekten der Erinnerung, mit dem Aufsuchen von Archiven in Jerusalem,… Continue reading