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Mel Alexenberg - Artist From Israel

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Mel Alexenberg israeli artist

Mel Alexenberg israeli artist

Mel Alexenberg israeli artist


Media - Mixed Media, Digital Media, Painting, Printmaking
Email - melalexenberg@yahoo.com
Website - www.melalexenberg.com

Mel Alexenberg is an artist, educator, writer, and blogger working at the interface between art, science, technology, and culture. His artworks that can be seen at www.melalexenberg.com explore interrelationships between the postdigital age and Jewish consciousness, space-time systems and electronic technologies, participatory art and community values, high tech and high touch experiences, responsive art in cyberspace and real space, and blogart and wikiart. His artworks exploring digital technologies and global systems are in the collections of more than forty museums worldwide, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Jewish Museum in Prague, and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

Alexenberg is head of the Emunah College School of the Arts in Jerusalem and professor emeritus at Ariel University. He was professor of art and education at Columbia University and Bar Ilan University, head of the art department at Pratt Institute, dean at New World School of the Arts in Miami, and research fellow at MIT's Center for Advanced Visual Studies,

He is the author of: The Future of Art in the Postdigital Age: From Hellenistic to Hebraic Consciousness, The Future of Art in a Digital Age, Dialogic Art in a Digital World: Judaism and Contemporary Art (in Hebrew), Aesthetic Experience in Creative Process, Light and Sight, LightsOROT: Spiritual Dimensions of the Electronic Age (with Otto Piene), and editor of Educating Artists for the Future: Learning at the Intersections of Art, Science, Technology, and Culture.

Born and educated in New York, Alexenberg earned degrees at Queens College, Yeshiva University, and New York University (interdisciplinary doctorate in art, science, and psychology). He lives with his wife, artist Miriam Benjamin, in Petah Tikva, Israel.




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