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The Tel Aviv Biennale of Crafts & Design presents an updated picture of the intersecting worlds of craft and design – with an emphasis on ceramics,

glass, jewelry, fiber, or paper – presented in intertwined displays.

Titled First Person. Second Nature, the Biennale features some 250 works: sculptural and design objects, artworks, site-specific and outdoor installations, video and sound works, performances and collaborative projects.


The Biennale, which is held in collaboration with the Israel Designer Craftsmen’s Association, and the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality, features 300 Israeli craftspeople, 

product designers, fashion designers, multidisciplinary artists, and architects, including academic research programs: the Master's program in Industrial Design at Bezalel – miLAB; The David & Barbara Blumenthal Israel Center for Innovation and Research in Textiles at Shenkar – CIRTex; and the Media Innovation Lab at the Herzliya Interdisciplinary Center.


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

Chief Curators: Henrietta Eliezer Brunner, Yuval Saar

Associate Curators: Nir Harmat, Merav Rahat, Liora Rosin

Exhibition Design: Chanan de Lange, Studio de Lange

Graphic Design: The League

Exhibition Installation: Omri Ben Artzi – OBA Studio

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