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The Future of Israeli Design

Crossposted from Haaretz

Rotem Wilk?s spirally knitted fabric at Shenkar College. Image by Daniel Sarif

What could possibly be done that is new at an exhibition of works of graduates of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design visual communications department — especially after the successful exhibition curated last year by Yael Burstein in the same space?

On the surface there is nothing revolutionary about what the curator, designer Michal Sahar, did in breaking down the walls between the classrooms. Maybe it is even banal. But Sahar has created one of the most impressive exhibition spaces in the country, one not inferior in quality to museum spaces here and abroad.



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