Conference: Culture Changes Consciousness – Movements and Initiatives in the Public Sphere

Cultural administrators and artists maintain a wide range of cultural and artistic activities in the public sphere. These activities have been subject to rejuvenation and development in recent years. This conference aims to deepen and broaden administrators’ perception of artistic activity and its significance in all levels of the public sphere.

The intention of the conference is create a space to consider integration, change and other uses of art in the public sphere.

Thursday, 24.8.2017

16:30 (4:30pm) Reception

17:00 (5:00pm) Greetings

Yossi Bachar, Mayor of Bat-Yam

Galit Wahaba Shasho, Head of Culture Administration

Doline Melnik, Head of the Council for Culture and Art, Mifal HaPayis

17:30 Panel Discussion:

Dr. Daphna Ben-Shaul, performance and space researcher, Tel Aviv University

Yeala Hazut Yanuka, Head of Arts at the British Council of Israel, Playable City

Uri Amadi, social entrepreneur, developed the Mahaneh Yehuda Market and the Jerusalem Nahlaot neighborhood, a partner in the development of the markets in Be’er Sheva and Petach Tikva

Eitan Bartal, artist, designer, senior lecturer at the Holon Institute of Technology, one of the creators of ‘The Walking Man’

Oren Ailam, public space artist, poet and industrial designer

19:15 Dinner

At the end of the conference, participants are invited to attend the performances of the festival.

The conference will take place at Leonardo Hotel, Bat Yam, 99 Ben Gurion St.

Participation is free of charge, on the condition of pre-registration | The number of places is limited

Cultural administrators (Tiki):

Artists (Natan):

*** It is not possible to park in the hotel. Please park on the surrounding streets