Art Without Borders | 7.11.17 – 14.11.17

The exhibition Art Without Borders, curated by Shirley Meshulam, recognizes the principle of reality while making use of images of the reality. The photography and installation artists taking part in this exhibition; Alona Harpaz, Daniel TchetchikHannah Shaviv, Amira Kasim Ziyan, Eitan Buganim, Ilia Yefimovich, Sigal Kolton, Orly Feldheim, the Israeli and Palestinian newspaper photographers, Gil NechushtanMahfouz Abu Turk and the Palestinian sculptor Osama Zatar, deal with reality and its images as well criticize it.
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Exhibition View: Mother, I have reached the land of my dreams

IDFSome images from our exhibition Mother, I have reached the land of my dreams as part of the ID Festival 2016.

Photos by Ruthe Zuntz

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Mother, I have reached the land of my dreams – CIRCLE1’s Exhibition at the ID Festival Berlin | 21-23.10.16

sandclock-foto-maya-elran3Going back centuries and millennia, the travel routes of migrants tell the story of a humanity ravaged by wars, famine, prosecution and crises. Traversing lands, seas and continents, the pairs of eyes that witnessed and the legs that treaded the land – of those persistent in their search for a better future, if not sheer survival – are the bearers of life experiences that remain largely untold and forgotten, even if the collective fates of migrant populations had merged into the great currents of history, shaping cultures, civilizations, peoples and ethnicities everywhere.

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Bettina Allamoda / Alona Harpaz Highway Furniture | 23.04.16 – 25.06.16

Monkey_acrylic, spray and industrial colors on canvas_140x172cm_2014It starts with a paradox: Aren’t highways the opposite of furniture? Movement, fluidity, itinerancy. Highway Furniture is the name of the joint exhibition by Alona Harpaz and Bettina Allamoda. But even being on the move requires a setting, needs objects and images.

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“RoundAbout” at the ID-Festival: 16-18.10.2015

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RoundAbout, CIRCLE1’s exhibition at Radial System V, as part of ID Festival Berlin, is a group exhibition presenting thirteen Berlin-based Israeli artists. The works chosen for this exhibition aim to provide a critical curatorial reflection on a relatively new phenomenon – the emergence of a major creative community of immigrant Israeli artists who now think of Berlin as their home.

Participating artists: Ofir Dor, Amir Fattal, Liav Gabay, Alona Harpaz, Olaf Kühnemann, Alon Levin, Aharon Ozery, Sharon Paz, Alona Rodeh, Keren Shalev, Noga Shtainer, Amir Yatziv and Sahar Zukerman 

Guest curator: Rotem Ruff

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Alon Levin, Keren Shalev and Alona Harpaz in “RoundAbout” – CIRCLE1’s exhibition at the ID Festival Berlin

RoundAbout, CIRCLE1’s upcoming alon levinexhibition at Radial System V, as part of the ID Festival Berlin, is a group exhibition presenting thirteen Berlin-based Israeli artists.

Three of the presenting artists are Alon LevinKeren Shalev and Alona Harpaz.

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Alona Harpaz – “As if Royal” (4.4 – 10.5)

Alona Harpaz, Untitled 2014In our next Exhibition, opens on the 4th of April, Circle1 is displaying Alona Harpaz, an Israeli artist who works and lives in Berlin since 2001 and is represented by the Sommer Gallery in Tel Aviv. Harpaz is also the founder of the Infinite Earth foundation.

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Opening exhibition: 23.11.13 – 21.12.2013

_MG_0832Among the pieces exhibited in our current exhibition are Zoya Charkassky’s paintings. Zoya is an Israeli painter born in Kiev. A few years ago she was quoted regarding her unique outspoken way to deal with the Israeli identity & Judaism: “it was never my intention to shock Holocaust survivors. They have had enough shock and horror in their lives. For me it is about coming to terms with such things. If that’s the way a Jew is drawn – then perhaps that’s what he really looks like, perhaps there’s something to it.” Continue reading