Public sculpture, Zeist, the Netherlands
As part of the renewal of the centre of Zeist, the 1ste Hogeweg square has been re-designed and will be home to two monumental sculptures by Ram Katzir.
Official unveiling on Saturday, 17 November, 2018
Commissioned by the municipality of Zeist
Realized with financial support from the Mondriaan Fund
Landscape design by Eveline vd Kock, Jeroen Marseille and Ram Katzir
Lighting design by Shizuka Hariu
war memorial , Amstelpark, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Following the unveiling of Rozenoord Monument in 2015, six additional victims were identified and the monument has been enlarged in 2018 with six chairs and nameplates. Research concerning the identities of the unknown victims continues.
A 400 page publication with biographies of all known victims will be presented during the opening.
Opening and book launch on Tuesday, September 18 at 16.30
Commissioned by the municipality of Amsterdam
Publication with texts by Anita Frank, Ram Katzir and Bianca Stigter
Publication and nameplates designed by Rutger Fuchs
Art Route Zwolle, the Netherlands
Studio Ram Katzir & artist duo Hertog Nadler were invited to design an extension to Art Route Zwolle.
‘Portal 2.0’ will consist of a permanent installation in Zwolle’s new Station Square, and an outdoor photography exhibition during the renovation period of the square.
Completion circa 2020.
facade design, International Campus Breda, the Netherlands
How does one’s identity change colors in a new environment?
Facade design for a school entrance made out of 198 flags in colors sampled from the surrounding architecture.
Collaboration with Rutger Fuchs
Architecture by Roos Ros
Commissioned by Mencia de Mendoza Lyceum and International School Breda
Public sculpture, Gustave Mahler square
Amsterdam Zuidas, the Netherlands
Permanent installation for the new ABN Amro Pavilion in Amsterdam’s financial district.
Official unveiling in September 2017
Architecture by Cie
Landscape design by Donkergroen
Curated by Danila Cahen
Artworks by Ram Katzir and Mario Merz
Field of Flowers, group exhibition
National Historical Museum of the Republic of Belarus Minsk, Belarus
April 14 – June 4, 2017
Exhibition opening: 14 April, 17:00
Curated by Evgeny Umansky (Russia)
Hannah Arendt memorial
Ram Katzir’s sculpture Petrification will be installed in the Friedland Museum in Kaliningrad. This date marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of Hanna Arendt, the Jewish political theorist who was born in 1906 in Köningsberg, modern day Kaliningrad. Official unveiling on Friday, October 14th at 16.00 .
During November to December Katzir will present a new work in the exhibition Migrations in the NCCA (National Center Contemporary Arts) in Kaliningrad.
Curated by Yulia Bardun
OCTOBER 15, 2016
Artist talk by Ram Katzir
The Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia
Katzir will give an artist talk about art and public space in the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg
The talk and the Hanna Arendt Memorial installation are part of Migration – a group exhibition at the NCCA (National Center Contemporary Arts) in Kaliningrad, with new work by Ram Katzir.
OCTOBER 14, 2016
Hanna Arendt memorial
Ram Katzir’s sculpture Petrification will be installed in the Friedland Museum in Kaliningrad. This date marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of Hanna Arendt, the Jewish political theorist who was born in 1906 in Köningsberg, modern day Kaliningrad.
Generously supported by the Mondriaan Fund, the Israeli Consulate, St Petersburg and the Baltic branch of the National Centre of Contemporary Art.
KONG, a mental parkour
In the atrium of Medisch Spectrum Twente
Opening of five permanent installations.Together with artists Karin van Dam, Hans van Benthem, Maria Roosen, Merijn Bolink and Geert Mul.By invitation onlyCurated by Gabi Prechtl, Kunst en Bedrijf, Architecture by IAA
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Dongori – permanent installation
Ram Katzir’s bronze Dongori’s (Acorns) have safely landed in Japan. Permanent installation in Shinagawa, Ōsaki, Tokyo
Curated by Toshio Shimizu Art Office
MARCH - APRIL 2016
Niemeyer’s Theatre of Curves
Studio Ram Katzir went on a six cities excursion to study the works of Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
In collaboration with Rio Arts Club.
Portal – Permanent art route from station to city center
Zwolle, the Netherlands
Zwolle Station is the second-biggest railway hub in the Netherlands, and an intersection of generations and eras thanks to Portal, a permanent art route by Ram Katzir and artist-duo Hertog Nadler. Portal invites you to discover how closely lives in different periods are linked.Official opening on January, 23rd 2016 at 12.30Landscape architecture in collaboration with Marseille Buiten and Yuka Yoshida. Film production by Family Affairs Films.
For more info click hereHertog Nadler website
JULY - OCTOBER 2015
BeLonging, solo exhibition
Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam
On the occasion of the recent addition of Ram Katzir’s Portable Wailing Wall to the Jewish Historical Museum collection, the museum is showing seven works of the artist in different halls.Curated by Hetty Berg, JHM
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Rozenoord, World War 2 memorial
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
During the last month’s of World war 2, hundred forty Dutch were executed by the nazi’s near teahouse Rozenoord on the Amsteldijk. Out of hundred forty casualties, hundred names remain unknown. Katzir’s memorial site consists of a landscape of empty chairs.
Official unveiling on 4 may, 2015.
Commissioned by the city of Amsterdam.Landscape design in collaboration with DS Landscape architects.
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Zwolle Art route, the Netherlands
Studio Ram Katzir together with the artist duo Hertog Nadler won an international competition to design an art route in Zwolle from the new train station to the historic city center. Their project entitled Portal was selected out of 140 proposals. Portal consists of an interactive video installation, a series of underground sculptures and a meandering blue line connecting all segments. The realisation phase will start in March 2015.
Commissioned by the city of Zwolle with additional funding from Provincie Overijsel and the European Union.
Landscape architecture in collaboration with Marseille Buiten and Yuka Yoshida. Film production by Family Affairs Films.
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World War 2 memorial, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
During the last month’s of World War 2, hundred forty Dutch men were executed by the Nazi’s near teahouse Roozenoord on the Amstel Dijk. Out of hundred forty casualties, hundred names are known. Katzir’s winning proposal for the new memorial site consists of a landscape of empty chairs.
Official unveiling on 4 May 2015
Commissioned by the city of Amsterdam.
Landscape design in collaboration with DS Landscape architects.
Medisch Spectrum Twenthe, Enschede, the Netherlands
Permanent installation in a a new hospital together with artists Karin van Dam, Hans van Benthem, Maria Roosen, Merijn Bolink and Geert Mul. Katzir’s playful installation KONG is a mental parkour. The official opening will be held in 2015. More details will follow.
Architecture: IAA, Artistic director: Gabi Prechtl, Kunst & Bedrijf
Leiderdorp, the Netherlands
Stay, a new public sculpture by Ram Katzir will be placed in the new park complex BSW in Leiderdorp. The park consists of a school sport hall and library. The official opening will be held on 18 january 2015.
Commissioned by Gemeente Leiderdorp
Architecture by Frenken Scholl Architecten, Landscape design by Carin Janninck
Bialik Rogozin, Tel Aviv, Israel
The Bialik Rogozin School in Tel Aviv is an educational campus that serves 750+ at-risk children. The school has children and teenagers from thirty-eight countries. They are new immigrants, children of foreign workers, refugees from Darfur and Israeli Arabs. Many are from single-parent families. Bialik Rogozin provides hot meals, music and art instruction in a safe and welcoming environment. During 2014 Ram Katzir volunteered in the school and gave a series of drawing workshops to children ages 8-12.
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