SUN & SHADOW

EXHIBITIONS / hansen house / 8.6-15.6

While people in Israel tend to try to hide in the shadows on hot days, Lithuanians put lots of effort into getting as much sun as possible during the whole year. Different weather...

Binoculars in the public sphere

EXHIBITIONS / AZZA STREET / 8.6

In collaboration with A5 Magazine   A series of works by graphic designers, illustrators and artists from the Island issue of the A5 Magazine, as well as works from previous issues, will be...

Autarkic Studio

EXHIBITIONS / hansen house / 8.6-15.6

MA program in Industrial Design, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design   In the early 2000’s, Joep van Lieshout declared his studio in Rotterdam as an independent state. Facilities were built to sustain...

New location: old objects | New creations

EXHIBITIONS / ISLAM MUSEUM / 8.6-15.6

Objects themselves have no meaning other than the one we give them. The twelve creators presenting in the exhibition “New Location” – architects, designers, artists and video artists – have taken objects from...

INSULA – Realms of memory in liquid consciousness

EXHIBITIONS / natural history museum / 8.6-15.6

The Department of Visual Communications, NB Haifa School of Design   Sometimes it feels like our everyday experience in an age of accelerated communication has become a never-ending chase after a hold of...

Culture Islands: Local interpretation of the wood cultures of Japan, Africa and the United States

EXHIBITIONS / natural history museum / 8.6-15.6

Department of Inclusive Industrial Design, Hadassah Academic College   What is a cultural object? Moving away from the designed object’s function, what role does culture play in the design? Why does wood hold...

Life sciences

EXHIBITIONS / natural history museum / 8.6-15.6

Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem   The term “reciprocity”, borrowed from environmental sciences, refers to the mutual influences between different organisms in the same habitat. Reciprocity has definitive influence on the...

Blue-Print: An Interactive Design Experience for the Chopin Street Public Space

EXHIBITIONS / hansen house / 8.6-15.6

Jerusalem Urban Design Center, city model at Jerusalem municipality   The local city planning administration is currently in the process of redesigning the public realm of Chopin Street and its surroundings. Given that...

Pencils & Patterns in Dialogue

EXHIBITIONS / hansen house / 8.6-15.6

We Make Carpets and Grotesca Design meet at Hansen House   Simple, everyday materials you can find in your kitchen drawer. For Marcia Nolte, Stijn van der Vleuten and Bob Waardenburg – the...

Izika

EXHIBITIONS / hansen house / 8.6-15.6

The “Izika” exhibition, marking 20 years since the death of curator Yizchak (Izika) Gaon, is the first of a new yearly program of the Jerusalem Design Week, highlighting one influential figure of the...

Graphic Island

EXHIBITIONS / BEZEQ BUILDING / 8.6-15.6

Interactive and print represent the edges of technological boundaries in graphic design, and allow designers to react to physical and virtual realities using visual tools. Just as the days of JDW are full...

Fashion Island

EXHIBITIONS / BEZEQ BUILDING / 8.6-15.6

The elements composing fashion connect an outfit to self-reflection, a connection that invites an inspection of the self within a broad social context, beyond its aesthetic and sensory meanings. This outlook may be...

Product Island

EXHIBITIONS / BEZEQ BUILDING / 8.6-15.6

Throughout history, many have speculated what life would be like on a desert island. What would happen if a person, or a group of people, were to arrive at a wild, desolate and...

ISLANDS – Breaking out, shutting in, forming an island

EXHIBITIONS / BEZEQ BUILDING / 8.6-15.6

Waves of refugees are washing over the world. National identity and humanist concepts stand in conflict as religion and cultural differences stand for their rights to exist in a secular environment. Communities are...

Azza half island

EXHIBITIONS / AZZA STREET / 8.6-15.6

Azza Street was chosen to be one of the focal points for the Jerusalem Design Week 2017. As the Azza Peninsula, it will be a tourist attraction of urban culture events for a...