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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.
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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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