Seeing (and hearing) is believing

30.05.2011                      26.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 41 des Omer

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Seeing (and hearing) is believing

As part of this week’s Jerusalem Day festivities, the Yaffo 23 gallery presents ‘Dissolving Localities,’ a live mix of audio-video recordings by seven artists.

Jerusalem Day festivities, like all our national events, frequently tend to take on an official, if not officious, guise. But Emmanuel Witzthum is not only offering us a highly visual and aurally striking celebration of our nation’s capital, he’s feeding off a definitively grass roots, nay street level, ethos.
On Thursday (8 p.m.) and Friday (2 p.m.), The Lab artistic director Witzthum will oversee the ‘Dissolving Localities’ DJ-VJ event at the Yaffo 23 gallery in Jerusalem. Witzthum has certainly put together some heavy artillery for the occasion with the artistic lineup including German multimedia artist Thomas Köner, Frenchborn Berlin-resident musician Kangding Ray and some of our own leading interdisciplinary artists, including Avi Belleli, Rea Mochiach, Arik Futterman, Moran Guttman and Witzthum himself….