Now Reading
Hump Day Art: Modern Day Exodus
Gefilte Guilt
Messy Meshugane. Again.
The Art of Kosher Cheesemaking
Smitten with Schpilkes
Behar, and the Source of all Sustenance
Conflicted Convert

Hump Day Art: Modern Day Exodus

With Passover beginning this week, the theme of exodus seems inescapable. Luckily, artist and Six Point Fellow Avishai Mekonen has found the nuances in the term, which in recent history has often been applied to the Ethiopian Jews' migration to Israel. Mekonen uses photography and sound in his project Seven Generations, documenting how the lives of Ethiopian immigrants have changed as they adapt to a new culture, and how traditions have been preserved.

 

 

 

 

Last Week: The American Dream Via Russia

Related: Hump Day Art: More to the Lower East Side Than Hipsters

Sudanese Refugees in Israel

View Comments (4)
  • I’m impressed, I must say. Really rarely must i encounter a weblog that’s both educative and entertaining, and without a doubt, you’ve got hit the nail within the head. Your thought is outstanding; the thing is something which inadequate persons are speaking intelligently about. I will be very happy i always stumbled across this during my find something about it.

  • Woah! I’m really enjoying the template/theme of this website. It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s challenging to get that “perfect balance” between superb usability and visual appearance. I must say you’ve done a fantastic job with this. Also, the blog loads super quick for me on Opera. Outstanding Blog!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Scroll To Top