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Ищи Своих / Look for Your Own

The Ukrainian Telegram channel Ищи Своих began publishing difficult-to-watch images and information regarding dead Russian soldiers, as part of the effort to influence Russian troops not to participate in violent acts against Ukraine. Anushik draws after the channel's photographs, raising questions about anonymity and concealment and about the perception of war between Russia and Ukraine.

Zehra Doğan’s Hidden Drawings

In 2017, Zehra Doğan was sentenced to two years and 10 months in prison for “terrorist propaganda and inciting hatred.” An artist and journalist, it was Doğan’s painting of the city of Nusaybin in ruins, adorned by Turkish flags, that led to her arrest. Charlotte Bleicher writes about the artist’s prison works, Hidden Drawings, which have been introduced to the public in the last Berlin Biennial.

John Berger: The Transformational Pulse Beats of Art

Following a number of recent books by and on John Berger, coinciding with the renowned critic’s passing away in 2017, Norman Saadi Nikro dives into some of Berger’s writings and drawings. He explores the transformational impulses driving Berger’s relational, molecular, and constellation-like approach, and its relevance to today’s world in crisis.

Drawing Reaction #15

Gvul (Border) Gallery in Kibbutz Hanita, Hansen House in Jerusalem, Art Gallery at the Memorial Center Tivon, and Beit Hankin Museum in Kfar Yehushua: Revital Lessick in another round of drawing reactions.

Drawing Reaction #14

A concrete beach at Gate 3 gallery in Haifa, Code vs. Code and Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Tel Aviv Museum, and Jonathan Hirschfeld at Givon Galley. Revital Lessick returns from another gallery tour with a new series of reaction drawings.

Home Goods

A carpet made of concrete, a ripped duvet, and toy soldiers scattered across a single bed. East of Elsewhere's “While You Were Sleeping” housed a collection of domestic furnishings distorted and deconstructed to reflect the consequences of conflict seeping into everyday life.

 

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