April 23, 2019
A Bit of Love with Leigh Nudelman Sussman

South African singer and featured artist, Leigh Nudelman Sussman, talks about her most recent performance in New York, as well as her process of reviving old Yiddish songs in her work.

“A Bis’ Libe – A Bit of Love” is a two-year old project to revive old Yiddish songs which I perform inters...

April 22, 2019
The King of Nothingness After Dinner, Asemic Lands & the Ocean by Tunni Kraus

Australian artist, Tunni Kraus, talks about his latest project which premiered on April 11 at ATAR, Old Jaffa Museum in Israel. The exhibition will remain open through April 27 with an additional performance on the 27th at 8pm. This is a collaboration with Jordine Cornish & Gidon Levy.

This show is...

April 2, 2019
Thinking Back - Looking Ahead by Daniel Laufer

Asylum alum, Daniel Laufer, shares some thoughts on the show he’s curating, which will be exhibited at BOX Freiraum in Berlin on Wednesday, April 3 at 7pm and will be showing through June 29. The exhibition features works by alumni Gergely Laszlo, Ofri Lapid & Ben Osborn, Atalya Laufer, Benyamin R...

March 7, 2019
My (second) Trip to Poland by Stav Palti-Negev

Israeli Playwright, Stav Palti-Negev, reflects on her recent visit to Poland with filmmaker and fellow Asylum Alum, Malgorzata Kozera-Topinska. The purpose of the trip was to collect research for a feature film that they are working on together, which tells the story of a 17-year-old Israeli, Ella, ...

March 6, 2019
Heroes: A Documentary Film in Progress by Avishai Mekonen

Ethiopian-Israeli film director, Avishai Mekonen, talks about his latest project, Heroes, and the journey he took in reclaiming the true history of the Ethiopian-Israeli people. This film was proudly supported by Asylum’s Small Grants Program.

During the making of our documentary-in-progress, Her...

What's Queer about the Beginning of the World? by Jason Lipeles

Yiddish Cosmos in Moscow by Yevgeniy Fiks

Reciprocity: LA Artist Retreat 2019