Dr. Adina Kamien | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Dr. Adina Kamien

Dr. Adina Kamien is Senior Curator of Modern Art at The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and lecturer in modern art and curating at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. She has curated numerous exhibitions and authored catalogues and articles on Dada and surrealism, Duchamp, Man Ray, Miro, among others. Curator in charge of the Vera and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Dada, Surrealism, and their legacies, her book "Duchamp, Man Ray, and the Conundrum of the Replica" was published by Routledge. Pursuing the use of the readymade in contemporary art, her exhibition No Place Like Home focused on the transformed domestic object returned to a quasi-home within the museum. Kamien's current exhibition at the Israel Museum, "Bodyscapes," focuses on the relationship between the body and nature and on the use of the body as a structure to organize knowledge, from prehistory until today.

Bodyscapes - The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Curator: Dr. Adina Kamien, Design: Rona Cernica