Meital Katz-Minerbo

Meital Katz Minerbo (b. 1974) is an Israeli born artist who grew up in Venezuela. Being a woman and an immigrant in the 21st century, her work is critically engaged with the question of what it means to be an outsider, through a range of practices which include: painting, drawing, printing, collage, sculpture, and fashion design. She holds a MFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design (2007), B.Ed from Hamidrasha Faculty of Arts, Beit Berl College (2000) and also has graduated from the Illustration Program at The Instittuto de Diseño de Caracas (1994). Her work has being shown at the MACRO Testachio Museum and The Gallery Apart in Italy, The Haifa Museum for Contemporary Art, the Oscar Niemeyer Museum, Brazil, the Ein Hod Museum, and Jerusalem's Artists House.

Black Cottage

Meital Katz-Minerbo visited the Dublin retrospective exhibition of the work of Derek Jarman, a well-known queer filmmaker, visual artist, AIDS activist, and gardener, who had been marginalized for being openly gay and HIV positive. Following the stirring event, she recalls her first encounter with Jarman's work, five years ago, and her visit to the garden he has tended in his home in Dungeness, in the county of Kent, England.