The Israeli Pavilion

Venice Biennale of Architecture, 1996

Date

1996

Location

Venice

Architect

Uri Avramson

Photo

Lee Yanor

Three layers of religion

The Israeli Pavilion, Venice Biennale of Architecture 1996 related to the centrality of the city of Jerusalem to the three religions. The main wall in the stairwell was a light installation. The wall was 6 meters high and about 10 meters long, covered with 3 layers of mesh printed with images of the Temple Mount, the Western Wall, and the surrounding churches. On the print was light -projected the symbols of the three religions.
The crowd moved along the wall merged the three symbols into one combined image.

Curator- Architect Omri Eitan | Pavilion’s Designer- Uri Avramson | Light Design- Noa lev | Client- The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs