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Spring Art Trip to the North @ Wilfred Museum

Spring Art Trip to the North: A Day of Culture, Travel, & Fun

Join us for our Friday field trip as we celebrate 2014 winner of

the Young International Artist Award by Outset & The Tel Aviv Arts Council, Noa Yekutieli

Exclusive Exhibit Opening Tour, Q&A with Noa at Wilfrid Museum, Kibbutz Hazorea

'Through the Fog, the Distance.' Through her intricate paper-cuttings, Noa explores fragments of memory of life before, during and after intense traumas

Private tour of one of Israel's hidden art gems, The Wilfrid Museum and introduction from museum's director.

Stopover for lunch and exploring in Zichron Yakov

Date: Friday, April 4th, 2014 9:30am - 3:30pm, Bus departs from the Arlozorov Train Station

Venue: Kibbutz HaZorea, Wilfid Museum

About the Event:

9:30am - Bus departs from Arolozorov Train Station 10:45am - 12:30pm Kibbutz HaZorea/Wilfrid Museum, Tour & Talk 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zichron Yaakov Lunch 3:30pm - Back in Tel Aviv

About the Museum: Wilfrid Israel Museum

The Wilfrid Israel Museum in Kibbutz Hazorea, Israel, is an archaeology and art museum dedicated to the memory of Wilfrid Israel. The museum, which opened in 1951, houses Wilfrid's unique collection, to which many artifacts have been added over the years. The museum displays has permanent exhibitions of the art of India, China, Thailand, Cambodia, the art of ancient Near East, and local archaeology. In addition, the museum holds changing exhibitions of modern painting, sculpture, photography and textiles. It offers a wide range of community educational programs for children, youth and adults, including guided tours of the museum's permanent and temporary exhibitions as well as creative hands-on activities in the museum's art workshop.

About the Artist: Noa Yekutieli

Noa is the 2014 recpeitient of the Young International Artist Award presented by the Tel Aviv Arts Council & Outset Israel.

Noa Yekutieli was born in California in 1989 and immigrated to Israel as a young child.

For the past few years Noa Yekutieli has been conducting an autodidactic research of a paper-cutting technique focusing on 2-dimensional pieces and site-specific installations.

Her works are characterized by an aesthetic dissonance that initially begins with a stage of contemplation that produces a momentary illusionof peacefulness. When examined closer, her pieces depict a continuing disclosure that focuses on content tangled with the concept of changing time, and thus, the volatile nature of memory which is inherent to the passage of time.

The archive of images stored is often expressed through natural disasters in her work, erasing a physical reality leaving the increasingly dim memories, making room for a new reality that is being built.

Yekutieli’s work aims to take the viewer through a reflective personal memory quest, raising questions regarding the differences between those memories and how they translate into how we perceive our reality and forms out consciousness.

Cut paper allows Yekutieli to engage in the process of deconstruction and reconstruction of these ideas, reflecting on specific and precise moments, questioning the authenticity of the translucent areas between the past, the present and the future.

In her work, the concepts and technique are one of the same. The cut paper functions as remnants and memories of the original and complete piece of paper. The incisions in the paper cause what remains to be present and create a sense of longing for what is no longer here.

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