October 16, 2019
Open Closed Open by Yair Kira, Amir Shpilman & Liat Grayver
Asylum artists Yair Kira and Amir Shpilman, as well as Berlin-based artist Liat Grayver, were awarded the first DAGESH Art Prize for the creation of the installation “Open, Closed, Open” that was exhibited at the Jewish Museum Berlin in Summer 2019.
 
“Open Closed Open” was a multimedia i...
September 23, 2019
Words & Sounds / Translation & Asylum by Ben Osborn
Ben Osborn reflects on an Asylum Network event he organized and performed in that took place on August 26 at Donau115 in Berlin. In addition to Ben’s performance, the event featured a night of readings and music from Asylum alumni Giuliana Kiersz, Hila Amit, Deenah Vollmer and Daniel Gerzenberg. W...
September 20, 2019
HomeWord : Queering Talmud Through Diaspora by Shelby Handler
Shelby Handler discusses her latest project, “HomeWord”, a multi-arts showcase that brought together seven queer Jewish artists from around the Seattle area to discuss ancient and contemporary texts, including Talmudic passages, that dealt with themes of home and diaspora. Co-created with Maia B...
September 17, 2019
Window Stories by Lili & Faluja
Itamar Paloge (also known as “Faluja”) reflects on his most recent project, “Window Stories”, the first installment of this year’s Mekudeshet Festival, currently being displayed at Jerusalem’s Gan HaSus garden and will be showing through September 21, 2019.
 
The idea behind this proj...
August 22, 2019
Daniel & Ismail by Juan Pablo Iglesias
Juan Pablo Iglesias talks about the new translation into English, Hebrew, and Arabic of his children’s book, “Daniel & Ismail”, a picture book originally written in Spanish that confronts the very real social and political conflicts that are happening in the Middle East and other parts of the ...

Open Closed Open by Yair Kira, Amir Shpilman & Liat Grayver

Words & Sounds / Translation & Asylum by Ben Osborn

HomeWord : Queering Talmud Through Diaspora by Shelby Handler