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Einat Amir

Einat Amir
Born in 1980 in Ramat HaSharon, Israel
Lives in Jerusalem

Line (with Guy Yitzhaki). 2011. Mixed media, video, software, projector, sensors. Courtesy of the artist

This Line examines the position of the sketchbook in the current era. Video images are projected onto a blank artist’s sketchbook placed on a table. As the viewer flips through the pages of the book, sensors detect that the pages are being flipped, and the projected video changes accordingly. The images are like memories of digital sketches from different places and times, and are composed of combinations of analog and digital craft. All of the images reflect upon the relationship between nature and technology—each highlighting some aspect of natural phenomena.

Einat Amir

July 2, 2014

On June 24 and 25, 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art began. 3069 applications by artists under 35 from 84 countries of the world were submitted for the competition, which lasted from November 2013 through March 2014. David Elliott, Artistic Director of the Biennale, proposed the motto A Time for Dreams as the general theme, and curated the main Biennale project, which presented works by 83 artists from 32 countries of the world.

June 17, 2014

The educational program of the Biennale, curated by Antonio Geusa and coordinated by Ekaterina Razdumina, is entitled Wise Advice, and aims at helping young artists to find answers to various questions that concern their creative growth and career development.