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Along the route in the museum's parking lot, dozens of art works from the museum's collections and exhibitions are displayed in seven "galleries": Egyptian Emoglyphs, ancient Hebrew manuscripts, textures and textures, Qumran scrolls, 19th-century imperialist art, masks from around the world and Asian art. 

 

Through artistic re-interpretation and the transformation into a multi-sensory  audio, video and light presentation we pay homage to the artists, artworks and collections of the Israel Museum.

Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs

 

The first gallery is dedicated to the mystery and magic of the ancient Egyptian emoglyphs, which are the ancient version of the emoji, 5000 years ago :)
The video work magnifies the writing and drawings through which the light emanates. The composition of the video screens and the different sizes selected for each of the screens; emphasize the power of each of the intricate details of the stone carvings and give it its own stage.

Ancient Hebrew Manuscripts

The video screens change the scale at which we know these beautiful handwritings and the way we handle them. Now they are bigger than us; while we are the little ones, standing at the gates of the scriptures and seeing them in a new light.
While video screens often connects to billboards and advertising tools, here they serves as a tool to extract these rare works of art from the archives.
Conserving these original writings requires special conditions and controlled environments in order to protect them from light, humidity, temperatures and harm - On the screens, the beautiful manuscripts come to light and are proudly displayed, even in the rain :)

Textures, Colors and patterns

The third gallery is a mosaic of textures, colors and patterns from the huge variety of the museum's collections.
The screens are set up as exhibition displays that take on textures, patterns and changing colors from moment to moment. On five columns of the screens, works from all over the world are assembled creating a new, one-time mosaic that is not committed to order but connects cultures and times.

The Dead Sea Scrolls 

The fourth gallery is dedicated to the world famous Qumran scrolls. The hidden scrolls preserved in the museum's book hall are projected on the dome of the unique structure. In the process of working on the project, the Great Isaiah Scroll with a caption dealing with light was chosen. Several lines from the same scroll were scanned at high resolution and transformed into light - cutouts (gobos), creating the illusion as the letters were made of light. The texture created from those illuminations pays homage to the scrolls and emphasizes the symbolism, sanctuary and spiritual character of the world famous home of the scrolls: the Shrine of the Book.

Impressionists of the 19th century

The fifth gallery is dedicated to classical Europe as perceived by the Impressionist artists of the 19th century. The front of the museum serves as a canvas for the screening of the works. The special texture of the façade is characterized by horizontal stripes along its entire length; which give the works projected on it a new texture and grid. The paintings are displayed slowly moving, dissolving and rediscovered, painted with light and color.

Sculptures & masks of the world

The sixth gallery presents a selection of sculptures and masks from different cultures from around the world:The many video screens, hint at the wealth of works that came from all over the world and are shown together on a common stage. The masks that alternate one after the other in parallel on many screens, represent glimpses of the many rich cultures they came from.

Beauty and Aesthetics of Asian Art

The seventh and final gallery is dedicated to the beauty and aesthetics of Asian art.
On the facade of the museum we project a glimpse into the rich cultures of China, Japan, India and the Himalayas. The background of the façade gives a texture reminiscent of a bamboo sheet giving a new dimension to the delicacy of the works projected on it.