Artist Talk with Maya Attoun and Exhibition Curator Karmit Galili

Date: Thursday June 17, 2021 at 18:30 - 20
Location: Magasin III Jaffa, Olei Zion 34, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Language: Hebrew

In a conversation with the curator Karmit Galili, Maya Attoun will talk about the artworks in the exhibition and the cultural contexts in which she operates.

Maya Attoun lives and works in Tel Aviv. Attoun acquired both a BFA and MFA at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. Attoun is a multidisciplinary artist, engaging in a dialogue between thought processes, intuited gestures, materials and images. Her work encompasses a variety of media that includes murals, drawings, prints, sculptural objects, ready-mades and sound. Through these she reflects on modernity, history of popular culture, and the intersection of myth, narrative and science. Attoun is a lecturer at the Multidisciplinary Art Faculty, Shenkar College for Engineering and Design, and at the School of Visual Theatre. Attoun’s work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Israel and abroad.

Karmit Galili, General Manager of Magasin III Jaffa since January 2018. She is a contemporary art curator, acquired her bachelor’s degree in law and business administration from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, and her master’s degree in law from Fordham University, New York. Art studies graduate at the faculty of arts – Hamidrasha at Beit Berl College. In recent years, she worked as an independent curator and assistant curator at the Haifa Museum of Art.