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.

Curated by Gabi Prechtl, Kunst en Bedrijf,

Architecture by IAA

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Dongori – permanent installation

Tokyo, Japan

Ram Katzir’s bronze Dongori’s (Acorns) have safely landed in Japan. Permanent installation in Shinagawa, Ōsaki, Tokyo 

Curated by Toshio Shimizu Art Office

 

Niemeyer’s Theatre of Curves

Brazil

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 12.30

Landscape architecture in collaboration with Marseille Buiten and Yuka Yoshida. Film production by Family Affairs Films.

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Hertog Nadler website

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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Portal

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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Rozenoord

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.

KONG

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

Stay

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

Drawing workshops

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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Here

Rishon Lezion, Israel

Ram Katzir’s sculpture from 1999 entitled Here was purchased by the city of Rishon LeZion and placed in front of the new Ron Vardi Center for gifted students.

Architecture by Nofar Architects

Where thoughts are

Almere, the Netherlands

Permanent installation for La Defense offices Almere, the Netherlands.

Unveiling on 12 December 2013 at 14.00

Commissioned by the The Government Buildings Agency

Architecture by UN Studio / Ben van Berkel, Landscape design in collaboration with Lodewijk Baljon

Sculpture Biennale

Shanghai, China

Group exhibition with Subodh Gupta, Wim Delovye, Jaume Plensa etc. Ram Katzir’s granite sculpture is placed in the serene pool of Jing’an International Sculpture park.

Curated by Shanghai Purple Roof Art Gallery.

Sculpture Models Exhibition

Tokyo, Japan

An exhibition of Ram Katzir’s sculpture models will be held in Gakushuin Gallery, Tokyo during April 28 – June 1st, 2012. Katzir will talk about his new works in Gakushuin Woman College on Saturday 28. 

Exhibition and lecture organized by Toshio Shimizu Art Office, Tokyo.

Public Sculpture competition

Shanghai, China

Ram Katzir has been shortlisted for the final round of a public sculpture competition for LiuJiaZui financial district in Pudong Shanghai. Placed in the former shipyard of Shanghai, this land mark location will include the new Mandarin hotel and it will be highly visible from Puxi.

Architect: Arquitectonica, advisers to RK: UN Studio, Shanghai, Arup., Artistic directors: Art Front Gallery, Tokyo

Public Sculpture

Oota Hospital, Gunma, Japan

A permanent installation by Katzir will be installed in the garden and cafeteria of Shin Sogo OOTA Hospital in Gunma prefecture, Japan. The installation will play with the visitor’s perspective and invite patients to explore the garden. The new hospital will open in 2012.

Architect: Nikken Sekei, Artistic directors: TownArt, Tokyo

Grow Yokohama

Japan

Ram Katzir’s sculpture for the entrance of Yokohama’s Minato Mirai, gives an optimistic and peaceful presence to a city recently hit by earthquake. The sculpture will be placed in front of a new building with a museum , high-end stores and offices. The officila unveiling will be held on 8 February 2012.
Commissioned by Mitsui Fudosan
Architecture by Nikken Sekkei, Tokyo,
Artistic Director: Toshio Shimizu

Sculpture garden

Ella Valley, Israel

During November 2011 to January 2012 Ram Katzir will work as an artist in residence in Vertigo Eco Art Village. Located between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, the village is a center for art and ecology in Israel’s rural Ella Valley. At its heart is the Vertigo Dance Company, which founded the village in order to foster artistic creation engagedwith the environment. On December 29 Katzir will give a presentation of his work process in Ella Valley.

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Watch Your Back

Guangzhou 4th Triennial

The fourth Guangzhou Triennial will run during 22 September – 27 November 2011 and include international artists such as Jannis Kounelis, YangYong and Sui Jianguo. Katzir’s interactive installation Watch Your Back invites visitors to have an out of body experience in a mysterious corridor. Watch Your Back was purchased by Guangdong Museum of Art as part of their permanent collection.

Architecture by Diener and Diener, Landscape design in collaboration with Ebers Architecture, Berlin, 3d images by Torus

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