Welcome to our index of Artist Books from Israel

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"The Mashrabiya embodies an appropriated element that was exploited in the West as part of imperialist cultural logic."

Sivan Rajuan Shtang

The Convention of Ambiguity: On the Photography of Mati Elmaliach

Essay

"These are books that deal with the complexity of the local LGBTQI experience and encourage me to think towards a brighter future."

Yarden Stern

Reflecting on Local Queer Complexity

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"This particular site is a container. It should be quiet and let the content lead."

Nomi Geiger and Amity Gilad

Designing the Madaf Website

Interview

״In a defining moment like the current war, when art is put to the test, Harodi and Nader’s book allows us to look critically at the images currently surrounding us.״

Gal Houbara Bergman

The Table of the Lost Assets

Essay

"The absence of human presence in the photos reflects the painful contemporary reality of abandoned places."

Nurit Yarden

A Memory of a Place: Kibbutz Kfar Aza & Metula

Essay

״Water behind the horizon of water." Books that float in Venice.

Shiraz Grinbaum

Venetian Books

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"These artists' books served him as an introduction to the tensions between writing and images."

Yaniv Shapira

From The Meir Agassi Museum

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“His books were meant to be stages from which he transmitted signals to the outside, beyond the Meir-Agassi universe.”

Avshalom Suliman and Shiraz Grinbaum

No One to Ask

Interview

"The format of the unique, one off, artist's book, is for me, a laboratory, a mental space, a studio within a studio."

Meir Agassi

On the Artist's Book

Essay

"To mark the Jewish holiday of Purim: three books in costume."

Vardit Gross

For Purim

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