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Program

16 May 2018 00:00 - 17 Jul 2018 00:00

Ivan Němec

Exhibition of photographs by Ivan Němec documenting the construction of the unique tower of Ester architect Martin Rajnis in Jerusalem.

16th May 2018 11am, Gallery On the Fence

ESTER TOWER, a modern wooden building in the middle of the ancient stonecity, designed and produced in the Czech Republic, transported to Israel and built in the center of Jerusalem. The Ester Tower is a unique art object by renowned Czech architect Martin Rajnis, made to showcase the Czech/Israeli culturalcooperation at a significant historical site. It serves as asymbol of the shared history of Czechs and Jews, both inseparablylinked with that of Germans and Palestinians.

A PHOTOBOOK & TRAVELING EXHIBITION about this unique art object in Jerusalem made by Ivan Němec and his team from the ProLiberec Foundation. Both parts captures the whole process: from idea through toproduction, transport and construction of the tower. From its home in Jerusalem, the Ester Tower offers inspirationto people all over the world through the photo book andexhibition telling its story.

HANSEN HOUSE, a former leprosy hospital in Jerusalem was sponsored and built by a German patroness and architect. For many years it was operated and administered by the Moravian Church, and later by the Israel Ministry of Health. In recent years it was turned into a center of design, art, media, education and modern technology.

Partner of exhibition:

Venue:

Zeitlin Street 23
66164 Tel Aviv
Israel

Date

From: 16 May 2018 00:00
To: 17 Jul 2018 00:00

Organizer:

Czech Centre


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