“Donkey” Catalogue Launch and gallery talk with the curator Revital Ben Asher Peretz and Itamar Levy

Full scheduele:

10:30   Donkey at the Benyamini Center – the idea and motives behind the exhibition

Revital Ben-Asher Peretz | A curator of contemporary art, former student of Lidia Zavadsky, graduate of the Department of Ceramic Design at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem (1995). Her curatorial work focuses on consolidation of artistic action groups combining artists and non-artists from various disciplines, who experience a common process over time.

11:15   Between Pottery, Art and Psychoanalysis

Itamar Levy | A psychoanalyst, writer, lecturer, art critic and curator, Levy was cast for the role of the exhibition’s “ceramicist.” He regularly attends an afternoon pottery class, maintaining the inevitably binding status of “amateur.”

11:45 Break

12:00 Donkey Time – Screening of the film by the director Yahin Hirsch

An unusual view of the image of the donkey in Israeli society.  Through the donkey and its physiology we gain insight into the place it fills in history, literature and culture.

(2002, 35 min. Production: Israel Film Society)