Austria Comes to Jerusalem

Carola Dertnig, an Austrian performance and video artist was a guest at Mishkenot Sha'ananim for three weeks as part of a joint program between the Austrian Ministry of Education, Culture and Art and Mishkenot, in memory of founder of The Jerusalem Foundation and mayor of Jerusalem Teddy Kollek.

 

During her stay, Dertnig lectured on her own research about the development of performance art from the 1960's until today. She also ran a workshop entitled Write Your Name in the Desert, in which students at Musrara set up camp in the Judean Desert for several days. In addition, Derting met with colleagues at Mamuta - Daniela Passal Media Center and got to know the Jerusalem art scene.

 

To read more about Dertnig's visit, click the Jerusalem Post coverage here.