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The Tel Aviv Biennale of Crafts & Design 2020

Studio Davka presents a collections of vases at the TLV Biennale of Crafts & Design 2020. 

Shiver, 2019

Studio DAVKA: Gily Ilan (b. 1988); Nadav Rauchwerger (b. 1989)

Materials: Porcelain; slip-casting, wheel-throwing, underglaze

Originally developed to camouflage imperfections by turning them into intentional decorative elements, the chattering technique, produces textured surfaces while its use raises questions about the production process and the final product. The spontaneous action undertaken by Gily Ilan and Nadav Rauchwerger versus the time-consuming and meticulous craft.

This huge exhibition seeks to draw an up-to-date picture of the intersecting worlds of craft and design in Israel - with an emphasis on ceramics, glass, jewelry design, textile and paper. The Biennale, which extends throughout the museum's various exhibition spaces, permanent displays and outdoor sites - presents the various fields intertwined for the first time in a large-scale exhibition.

Deputy Director, Chief Curator, Founder of the Biennale: Dr. Debby Hershman

Chief Curators: Henrietta Eliezer Brunner, Yuval Saar

Deputy Curators: Nir Harmat, Merav Rahat, Liora Rosin

Exhibition Design: Studio de Lange (Chanan de Lange)

Graphic Design: The League

Exhibition Installation: OBA Studio (Omri Ben Artzi)

Main photo:  Hadar Saifan © MUSA, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv