Closer than they Appear: Givat Ram « The Jerusalem Artists House – בית האמנים בירושלים


Arieli Dana

Closer than they Appear: Givat Ram

Curator: Caine Ariel

Opening: Saturday, 27 April 2013

Closing: Saturday, 15 June 2013

Gallery talk: Saturday, 25 May 2013 12:00



  • Professor Dana Arieli serves as the dean of the faculty of design at H.I.T. Holon Institute of Technology. She is an associate professor in Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Between 2004 and 2010 she served as the head of the History and Theory Department at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Arieli studies the interrelations between Art and Politics in both totalitarian and democratic political systems. She have completed her Ph.d. at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and studied Photography in Camera Obscura and in Bazalel.

    Arieli has written numerous articles and books. Among the books that she has published are:

    Scared Stiff: Terror and its visualization in art and popular culture, with Dafna Sering (Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2011, Hebrew); Creators and Dictators: Avantgarde and Mobilized Art in Totalitarian Regimes (Tel Aviv: Tel-Aviv University Press, 2008, Hebrew); Creators in Overburden: Rabin Assassination, Art and Politics (Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press and Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, 2005, Hebrew, Winner of Prime-Minister award of the state of Israel, 2006; Romanticism of Steel: Art and Politics in Germany (Jerusalem: The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 1999, Hebrew); In the Labyrinth of Legitimacy: Referenda in Israel (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz  Hameuhad and the Israel Democracy Institute, 1993, Hebrew).

  • Gallery Talk With Dana Arieli

    Gallery talk with the artist Dana Arieli  and the  curator Ariel Caine about the exhibition “Closer than they Appear: Givat Ram”

    Saturday 25.5.2013 at 12:00 pm


  • This exhibition is accompanied by aCatalogue