Curator: Shirat-Miriam Shamir PhD
Dr. Shirat-Miriam (Mimi) Shamir, art historian and curator who works with Judaica, ritual, and sacred objects. Together with Dr. Ido Noy PhD, she was a curator of exhibitions at two previous Biennales.
This exhibition sheds light on Israel Dahan (b. 1944), a Judaica art professor at the Bezalel Academy for Art and Design, and one of the leading contemporary Judaica artists. In this retrospective, a celebration of Dahan’s retirement from Bezalel in 2018, Dr. Shamir will bring highlights from Dahan’s career in addition to a new work, made especially for the Biennale 2019.