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Reli Avrahami: Diary

April 21, 2015-April 16, 2016

Location: Irene and Davide Sala Gallery

Artist: Reli Avrahami, Israeli, born 1960

Curator: Daisy Raccah-Djivre, Noam Gal, Efrat Assaf-Shapira

A series of photographs by Reli Avrahami, winner of the 2014 Kavlin prize for photography, is on view in the "Rhythm of Life" Gallery of The Jewish Art and Life Wing. Avrahami has been following members of her closer and farther circles through major life events, expanding it from a traditional perspective to one that encompasses rites of passage in contemporary Israeli society. This project is a collaboration of the Photography Department and the Jewish Art and Life Wing.


Journey in Search of Our Roots
My mother asleep in bed in a boarding house in Lieveren in northern Holland, near the village Leek where she was born.
22 May 2008 

Yahrzeit
The Segulah cemetery in Petah Tivka, yahrzeit ceremony for my father, Hezi, on the occasion of the twelfth anniversary of his death. From right: My niece Moran, Anat the eldest, me, mother, and Dorit, my middle sister.
5 March 2010

The photographs are digital prints and are from  the collection of the artist.