25.05.2011 21.Ijar, 5771 Tag 36 des Omer
A gallery in Jaffa’s flea market gives new life to design pieces whose best days are past.
It seems that every single day, the wide-reaching arms of technology embrace a larger part of our lives. At the same time, the globe, which was once enormous and inconceivably diverse, seems to shrink like a dehydrated dinosaur sponge reverting back into its capsulated form. In New York City, produce from more than 40 countries can be purchased 24 hours a day. Videos of fluffy dogs and small children doing silly tricks from six continents can be ogled on the Internet. Whether they like it or not, everyone knows that things are progressing at an all-too-quick pace.
Those who look forward feel excited about all the conveniences about to reach the tips of our fingers. Those who choose to look back, like Eran Ben-Baroch, provide a bridge between what was and what will be….