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Breaking out of Bezalel

Scratching the surface of Israel’s oldest educational institution reveals some interesting young talent bubbling away.

Screenshot from the animated conversation between Israel Eldad and Yeshayahu Leibowitz.
Photo by: courtesy
Lecturers at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design’s Fine Arts Department were surprised with Tal Engelstein’s final second-year art installation. They entered a darkened room to find five modern-day Israeli punks fast asleep on a semi-blackened sand dune.

Engelstein, originally from Haifa, found the punks living in a derelict apartment in downtown Tel Aviv.



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