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Bamboo Road: Tel Aviv-Manila

Bamboo Road: Tel Aviv – Manila
by Anat Heifetz

Extended until 26 August!

In Bamboo Road, Manila-based, Israeli artist Anat Heifetz was struck by how much bamboo resembled fabric rolls. A fashion designer by profession, Anat envisioned painting different patterns and designs on the bamboo stalks to replicate the look of textiles. The result is a fascinating array of bamboos of all shapes and designs, mostly in black and white.

Bamboo Road: Tel Aviv – Manila showcases not just Anat’s love for the craft but it also shows how art can assist in bridging two cultures.

About the Artist

Anat has spent many years as a fashion designer for several international brands after completing her undergraduate degree in Shenkar College and graduate studies in Tel Aviv University. Soon after, she decided to branch out on her own and create her own line with her own designs. Through her travels in fashion, Anat grew particularly fond of Southeast Asia before deciding in 2015 to relocate to the Philippines with her family.

This exhibit will be on show in time for the celebration of Israel’s 70th Anniversary and 60 years of the Israel-Philippines Friendship Treaty.

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