Synopses & Reviews
Israel Now is a multi-disciplinary collection of works reflecting the dynamism and vision of 24 extraordinary Israeli artists. This exhibition at the MACRO Testaccio of Rome, that this book catalogues received the culture award from the President of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano. The book explores multiple future scenarios to offer a possible alternative conception of artistic production and fruition as well as individual and collective identity. Structured around a diverse selection of Israeli artists, each work is as unique as the experiences that inspired it. The artists involved are Boaz Arad, Maya Attoun, Yael Bartana, Orit Ben-Shitrit, Yifat Bezalel, Ofri Cnaani, Elinor Carucci, Michal Chelbin, Keren Cytter, Shay Frisch Peri, Dani Gal, Tamar Harpaz, Lea Golda Holterman, Meital Katz Minerbo, Shai Kremer, Adi Nes, Uri Nir, Leigh Orpaz, Michal Rovner, Yehudit Sasportas, Nahum Tevet, Gal Weinstein, Shahar Yahalom, Guy Zagursky.Texts by Gianni Alemanno, Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, Ofra Farhi, Piergaetano Marchetti, Franco Pavoncello and Micol Di Veroli.