An inter-neighbourhood knowledge exchange: Nordbahnhof, Stuttgart - Jessy Cohen, Holon.

Ein Wissensaustausch zwischen den Nachbarschaften: Nordbahnof, Stuttgart - Jessy Cohen, Holon.

.פרויקט לחילופי ידע בין שכונות, נורדבאנהוף, שטוטגרט וג'סי כהן, חולון



The Jessy Cohen Group

Hila Parker Bitan
         Works at the Israeli Center for Digital Art as Community Outreach Coordinator.                      
Avigail Surovich 
          Works at the Israeli Center for Digital Art as Office and Internet Websites Manager.               
Meir Tati
Based in Tel aviv is the head of community and eduction program at Moby, museum of bat yam Israel, he has shown extensively in Israel, such as The Israeli Center For Digital Art, Kav 16 gallery, Jerusalem Museum, Gutman Museum, CCA Tel Aviv. He has also exhibited internationally at the CCA Andratx Art Center, Mallorca, Rohad Contemporary, Copenhagen, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan, FADO Performance Art Center, Toronto, Canada, Moscow International Biannual For Young Art, Moscow, Russia, Istanbul Biannual, Turkey.
 Maayan Sheleff 
She is an independent curator based in Tel Aviv. Until recently she was the Curator at the Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, and assistant Director at the international Curatorial Studies Program of the Kibbutzim College of Education and the CCA. She curated various projects in different venues and in the public sphere, among them at the Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, and the Bloomfiled Science Museum in Jerusalem. Sheleff was the director and chief curator of Line 16, a community gallery for contemporary art, and co- curator of ARTLV- the 1st Yaffo - Tel- Aviv Biennial. She was selected to participate in Artport residency, Tel- Aviv (2012-2013) won ISCP’s (International Studio& curatorial program, NY) 2012 Curator Award, and participated in ICI’s (Independent curators international, NY) curatorial intensive ( 2010). She teaches curating and social practice in the Kibbutzim College of Education and at the Sam Spiegel Film and Television school, Jerusalem. Her projects explore social and political issues through participatory practices, at the intersection of art and technology.
Eyal Danon
Director and chief curator of the Israeli Centre for Digital Art, Holon. Curated and Co-curated different exhibitions and projects including the "Hilchot Shechnim" series, “Liminal Spaces” project, “Free Radicals”, “Weizman Rally”, Jessy Cohen project and more (
Director and founding member of the AYAM association that operates the project Autobiography of a City in Jaffa ( Co-Editor of the online art, culture and media magazine Maarav (
Gilly Karjevsky
Gilly is a cultural planner and curator working on projects in the public realm. She lives and works in Tel Aviv-Jaffa. She Holds MA in Narrative Environments from Central Saint Martins. Since working as cultural planner Gilly has led projects, workshops, panels and research papers all looking at different strategies and tactics for urban renewal through arts and culture. Recently, Gilly has been working on policy papers for municipalities, municipal artist-residency projects and as advisor to various independent art groups.
Mai Omer
Works at the Israeli Center for Digital Art as director of Video Archive  which focuses on media art from the Middle East, Europe, and the Balkans, creates an area for research and functions as a space for gathering valuable data and resources for contemporary art curators, writers and theorists.

Meirav is 44, mother to one, and resident of Holon. She holds and MA in Social Work and Group Moderation. Works at the wellfare department in Holon municipality, leading volunteer projects and community work.

Omer David
He is 33, and resdient of Holon. He has been director of the community center in Jessy Cohen since 2011, where he was running the cantor sports center prior to that. Omer used to work as teacher of sports and a basketball referee. Hold a BA in Physical Ed. and an MA in Management and Educational systems organization. In the frame of his work, Omer serves all ages of the community in Jessy Cohen from three months to 100+, in finding safe and educational programs, and proper solutions to their needs.
Ran Kasmy-Ilan
Works at the Israeli Center for Digital Art as curator and director of Education Program. The educational program aims at increasing the visibility and involvement of the Israeli Center for Digital Art in the communities of Holon. Through the implementation of artistic tools and methods, programs are geared towards building social responsibility, and youth agency.
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...