Tali Kushnir and Maayan Elyakim on Craft and Art, Moderated by Shachar Atwan
Wednesday, October 16 at 7 pm
Fashion designer Tali Kushnir and artist Maayan Elyakim will hold a conversation about craft and art. Kushnir and Elyakim will elaborate on their shared position that views art, design and craft as complementary fields that contribute and interact with each other. They will discuss how this position is expressed in various creative fields in Israel and around the world, and how it is reflected in the work processes of each one of them. In addition, they will elaborate on their shared inspirations that draw from local culture and history. Kushnir will talk about the impact of art on her work and the application of craftsmanship to her clothing production processes. Elyakim will talk about the important roles of design and various crafts in his works.
This is the second event in the series “Salons and Kitchenettes,” inspired by “The Sea Beneath Our Eyes,” Jordan Nassar’s solo exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Art Tel Aviv.
The conversation will be held in Hebrew.
Images (right to left):
From Tali Kushnir’s collection “By The Sea”, 2019. Photography: Dudi Hasson.
Maayan Elyakim, “Bird”, 2018. Bird of paradise flower, water, glass, plywood and cherry veneer, 138×15×15 cm.