Free
Date/Time
23/06/2023 - 06/07/2023
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location
Artfix Greenwich
Categories

Unveiling the first Jewish art pop-up exhibition in Greenwich

A celebration of local artists and aspiring talents

 

Public and Free Opening Night

Sunday | 25th June | 15:00 – 19:00
Please see details below

About the Exhibition

The artistic landscape of Greenwich is about to witness an unprecedented and exhilarating event as the first Jewish Community art pop-up exhibition arrives. This groundbreaking showcase by Chabad of Greenwich and the Docklands, will be a vibrant celebration of art and culture, bringing together individuals from all walks of life who share a common thread of Jewish heritage and creativity. This groundbreaking showcase will feature a remarkable array of established and aspiring artists, including the immensely talented Elad Argaman and the captivating Miriam Pancheva. ‘With a strong emphasis on community engagement and inclusivity, we are certain that this exhibition is poised to become a cherished platform for self-expression and artistic exploration for the Greenwich and Docklands Jewish community and beyond,’ expresses Sara Carlebach of Chabad of Greenwich and the Docklands.

At the exhibition’s core lies a collaborative installation symbolizing unity and individual brilliance. Visitors will be captivated by an interactive display—a night sky adorned with stars, with each star representing the unique light within every individual. Throughout the exhibition, people from all backgrounds and ages are invited to contribute their personal star, creating a celestial masterpiece that embodies the collective spirit and diversity of the community. This collaborative artwork serves as a powerful reminder of our shared brilliance and the harmony we create by embracing our differences.

 

About the Artists

One artist taking center stage at the exhibition is Elad Argaman, whose work has garnered international acclaim. His thought-provoking work delves into the realms of identity, history, and Jewish heritage. His pieces often juxtaposed traditional Jewish symbolism with contemporary aesthetics, creating a powerful dialogue between past and present. Through his website, eladargaman.com, Argaman invites viewers to explore his portfolio, which includes striking installation such as “Mind the minds” and “A side of Rubble.” Argaman’s presence in the exhibition promises to captivate and inspire, encouraging visitors to contemplate their own sense of self and heritage.

Another artist, Miriam Pancheva, is an interdisciplinary artist seeking to expose the affinities between the arts through collections of various mediums. Her creative process stems from original works which aspire to mirror aspects of modern life. Miriam works with a combination of the arts, most often music and design, to inspire innovative thinking irrespective of established boundaries between particular disciplines and genres.

Beyond the notable contributions of Argaman and Pancheva, the Jewish art pop-up exhibition will feature a variety of art produced by those in Greenwich and the Docklands, specifically for the Jewish Art Calendar. The organisers have made it a priority to provide a platform for these talents, showcasing their works alongside established artists. This inclusive approach fosters a sense of community and inspires the next generation of Jewish artists to pursue their passion and push the boundaries of artistic expression.

This pioneering event celebrates established artists, nurtures emerging talents, and promises an exciting journey into the world of Jewish art and the growing Jewish community in Greenwich and the Docklands


Artist in Residence – Miriam Pancheva

Friday | 23nd June | From 11am

Opening Evening

Sunday | 25nd June | 15:00 – 19:00


Please note:

  • No sales of this exhibition will be allowed on Saturdays
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