Award Ceremony 2016

In the distinguished new building of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art came together scientists, artists and women generating change in the Israeli society for the granting of the Bruce and Ruth Rappaport foundation awards. This Year’s ceremony concept was “Multicultural Israel” connected the nearly un-connectable subjects of Art, Science and Society in aspects of the circle of leaving in Israel. Guests enjoyed an opening piece by Voca Tikva, an a capellachoir, Vetigo20 dance work and “Strong Black coffee” final hip song “it will be all right”. Projection video art, accompanied the stage happening, was an edited Art selection of the “Israeli society” works of the TAMA’s collection, and an all Israeli photos gathered by facebook campaign calling armature photographers to send their Israeli portraits. Prof. Aaron Ciechanover, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry, gave the Bio-Medical committee’s reasons followed by Ellen Ginton, TAMA Israeli curator and Karina Shtutland, Laisha editor, who gave Art and Women generating change committees’ reasoning accordingly. Lucy Ahrish was the evening’s talented MOC.The laureates, who inspire all by living lives of inquiry and creativity, curiosity and hope was introduced by short clips exposing their life achievement and philosophy.

More about the prize and laureates:www.rappaport-prize.com/en