For Passover 2021, Asylum’s Betsy Medvedovsky collaborated with Katya Apekina to create Exodus 2021, a self-guided audio tour of the Jewish exodus from Egypt set in Highland Park, Los Angeles. The tour follows the Passover story from Moses’ point of view and includes audio works by eight local artists.
In this feature, Betsy and Katya interview each other about walking their dogs, being Russian-Jewish on the Eastside of LA, the Situationists, and how these experiences led them to create Exodus 2021 together.
In her essay, Shasha Dothan recounts her experiences as an immigrant to the USA and how her negotiations with this process resonated with fellow artists. Shasha curated “A Tourist In Your Own Home,” an online … Read more
In this essay, Boaz Barkani shares how the Corona pandemic and a new boyfriend led to him reintroducing figuration into his abstract paintings. Boaz’s solo exhibition “The Last Turtle Shop, Story About Nature. Getting Used … Read more