Berlin’s Eruv Video

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Artista disléxica del Internet

Por David Sperber en Ma’arav Israeli Arts and Culture Magazine Traducción de Gonzalo Escobar (de Traducción de Shlomit Nehorai) Maya Escobar es sin ninguna duda una de las personas más de moda en el desarrollo del arte judío-estadounidense. Escobar se define como “artista disléxica del Internet”. Y para ver su trabajo uno no necesita ir muy lejos.…

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Berlin’s Eruv at the 2009 Conney Conference on Jewish Art

I will be presenting Berlin’s Eruv at the 2009 Conney Conference: Performing Histories, Inscribing Jewishness at University of Wisconsin Madison. Berlin’s Eruv is a conceptual project that addresses the assumed non-presence of Jews in Germany. Berlin does not actually have an eruv. There is however, an active Jewish community, one that is frequently overshadowed by…

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Frida Kahlo at the synagogue: Maya Escobar

Frida Kahlo at the synagogue: Maya Escobar and the young Jewish-American Creation by David Sperber in Ma’arav Israeli Arts and Culture Magazine. translation by Shlomit Nehorai ARTICLE IN SPANISH & HEBREW Maya Escobar is no doubt one of the ‘hottest’ things developing in the Jewish-American art scene. Escobar defines herself “dyslexic internet artist”. And in…

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Appropriating and Recontextualizing Google Image Search Results

Part 1 of an article I wrote for jewishinstlouis.org Every art student learns about the fair use principle, granting us permission to use any image in our artwork as long as we transform it so that it conveys new meaning.  But beyond that all-encompassing definition, we don’t know what transgressions, if any, we are actually…

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Barack in Berlin: Obama Speech July 24, 2008

Marcello Saponaro, Andrea Mollica, Maya Escobar, Giuseppe Civati People came from all over the world to see Obama!!! Here I am with 3 Italian friends I made who came to Berlin just for the rally. (giuseppe was my camera relief when my arms could no longer bear the weight…)

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Fundraiser for the Teamster Reform Movement

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