20s + 30s Virtual Israeli Graffiti Tour and Workshop

Join JCC Manhattan for an interactive virtual tour of the art and graffiti of the Florentine neighborhood in Tel Aviv, Israel with expert guide Niro Taub. In this workshop, we will learn to understand the language, tools, and various styles of street art which have developed thanks to advanced technology, and the works and the artists in the international community as well as the timely topics that Israeli artists choose to create art around. Attendees will also be given the opportunity to create their own work of graffiti and as we examine what components of our personal and collective identity we choose to represent in our works. We will discuss the creative process of graffiti and touch on the various levels of the essence of what is Israeli, as well as local current affairs. Learn more and register here.
About Niro:
Niro Taub is an artist and graduate of the Faculty of Visual Communications at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. His special brand of guided tours integrates the fascinating world of design and the arts. With more than 20 years of experience as a tour guide working in both Hebrew and English, in Israel and around the world, Niro is known for the creative and visionary artistic tour-guiding aids that he has designed. His unique method of tour-guiding places an emphasis on experiential and memorable excursions, which use the language of art and design to cultivate a better understanding of the contexts at play – history, culture, society, and current affairs – in the locations the tours take place.
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