February 8, 2019
State of the Jews: An Opera by Alex Weiser and Ben Kaplan
Asylum Alum Alex Weiser discusses his latest opera, State of the Jews, which was recently workshopped at the 14th Street Y in NYC.
For more than a year now I have been working with librettist Ben Kaplan on an opera about the founder of Modern Political Zionism, Theodor Herzl. We’re creating a...
February 4, 2019
The Future is Bright by Katya Grokhovsky

Katya Grokhovsky talks about her upcoming installation which will be exhibited at the BRIC Biennial Volume III in Brooklyn from February 7 – April 7, 2019. This project was proudly supported by Asylum’s Small Grants Program.

The Future is Bright is an ongoing project, which I developed as a veh...

January 29, 2019
Forest Bathing by Tali Kimelman

Photographer Tali Kimelman talks about her latest exhibition, “Forest Bathing”, a project that was featured last year in National Geographic. Now showing at Museo Zorrilla in Montevideo, Uruguay through February 16.

When we live in cities we are prone to detach ourselves from the natural world,...

December 26, 2018
International Jewish Artist Retreat – Fake Fires and Real Hummus

Dusk had just turned into darkness, and a group of 30 artists were huddled around an empty firepit, in freezing temperatures. Our artist-leader, Nisan Almog, explained that we were going to build a fire, but conceptually, in a silent ritual. One by one we all took a log and laid it on or near the fi...

December 20, 2018
Relationships to Spaces and Their Environments with Michelle Gevint

Featured Artist, Michelle Gevint, talks about her artistic process and inspiration behind her work, which examines personal and social relationships to architectural spaces and built environments. Her most recent projects include ‘The Sweet Stench Of Sulfur’ and ‘22.5 degrees of possibility’...

State of the Jews: An Opera by Alex Weiser and Ben Kaplan

The Future is Bright by Katya Grokhovsky

Forest Bathing by Tali Kimelman