Scrapyard Movements #1

Below Netai Halup's studio there is a scrapyard, an area of about 5000 m2 that functions as a stage for dozens of workers who slam, melt, grind, shred, and maneuver different kinds of metal. On his way to the studio, he constantly passes through this territory, through this stage of the workers, who have become characters for him. Every column features a visual mapping the artist made in response to the various scrapyard events . Every map is joined by a sound work by composer Sean Farage, using recordings of sounds emerging from this yard. Farage uses the drawn maps as a score to create...

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Contemporary painting as the wreckage pile of Modernism or genuine Modernist painting? Focusing on composition or the subjects? Hagai Ulrich writes for Tohu on "Take Painting," showing at the Petach Tikva Museum of Art.