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Passover Hagaddah

posted: April 06, 2012

Probably I'm too late to publish this here, but here's a Passover Hagaddah we made together with the Israeli NGO, Yeladim, Fair Chance for Children.

The NGO helps Israeli children who live in orphanages. This was a great way to collect funds for them. Hagaddas can be still be bought through their website.

 

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Where have I been?

posted: April 05, 2012

Boy, having a Blog is a nice idea, but then of course it is more work to constantly write and maintain it....so back here.

Came back from a month of traveling through Savannah, NYC, NJ, Chicago, Barcelona, Granada, Valencia, Madrid and back to Tel Aviv. 

Here's a report on some of the workshops which happened during this trip.

 

 

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Foreign Policy

posted: December 01, 2011

Foreign Policy has called me in recent years, always with interesting assignments.

This time it was drawing three bankers, Ben Bernanke, Zhou Xiaochuan and Jean-Claude Trichet, for their Global 100 Issue.

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Mudi and Nur

posted: November 13, 2011

A new Gallery named Nuz'ha opened in Jaffa. The first show curated by Hadas Kedar is called Zigzags and includes works made by professional artists together with children.

I participated with a series I made with Mudi and Nur, two brothers form Jaffa.

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In China

posted: October 28, 2011

So I am in another round of workshops in China. This time I started at Guangzhou in a workshop held at the beautiful Museum of Art of Guangzhou.

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Apple and Faces iMake - an ups and downs relationship.

posted: October 15, 2011

More than a year and a half ago, Eyal Dessau Tzafrir contacted me to create an iPhone App together. After having turned down some other entrepreneurs before, Eyal seemed so enthusiastic, that it was hard not to decide to jump into the venture with him.
We worked hard for 3 months with wonderful programmers and graphic designers and launched Faces iMake for the iPhone in March 2010. Faces iMake has received since then wonderful reviews and awards.

When you make an App (or a book or any creative project) you think it is the most wonderful and special baby, yet hundreds of thousands of Apps compete for attention and pretty soon it became obvious that the most significant factor that influences whether your App gets noticed or not is whether the people at the iTunes App store (meaning Apple) pay attention to it and decide to feature it and promote it in any way on their front pages of the store.
However there is no way to get their attention, to make a submission, no "send you new app to this address so we can consider featuring it"
The App store never paid attention to Faces iMake for the iphone which was obviously a source of disappointment for both Eyal and myself.

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