The program was broadcast on 14.05.2014 under the program called “local creation.” They invite artists from different fields for interview. (Sorry, but the subtitles are in Hebrew and Arabic only).Please click here to see it
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Location: Habsor st. P.O.box 266 maitar, 85025 Israel
I was born in 1951 in Israel, father to 3 children and grandfather to 8 grandchildren.
Education: Bachelor of economy and business managements.
Education in art: Hans Kantor Studio, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Occupation: ICL-IP, I did several jobs in the area of Logistics, Quality Assurance, Information Systems, managing in different subjects. My last job was: Project Manager in the Supply Chain.
Since 1/11/09 I went to "early pension" with good enough conditions, so I have more time for my hobbies.
Hobbies: Woodcarving, Photographing, Traveling.
Individual Exhibition: 2004 Photographs "There is Some Where" Hod-Hasharon, Israel
"Festival Israel", Jerusalem, 2005 – with one of my woodcarving projects.
"Shavings, - woodcarving students of Hans Kantor studio", 2006, Tel-Aviv, Israel. – With one of my woodcarving projects.
"60 Years of Independence" Maitar, Israel, 2008 – with one of my woodcarving projects.
"I am Israeli" Maitar, Israel, 2009 – with two of my woodcarving projects.
"Summer - wisdom's emotion" Maitar, Israel, 2010 - with two of my woodcarving projects.
"Renewal - Ecological Art" Maitar, Israel, 2011 - with three of my woodcarving projects.
"Past, Present and Future" Maitar, Israel, 2015 - with two of my woodcarving projects.
Wood Carving Magazine, UK. Issue 9-10/2004
Wood Carving Magazine, UK. Issue 1-2/2006
Winning the first prize with the sculpture "Moishale" in competition at the forum: "Wood Carpentry and Wood Crafts" in "Tapuz Anashim" sponsored by "Tsalach Tools"- - July 2011.
Winning the first prize with the sculpture "Holy Scriptures Writer" in competition at the forum: "Wood Carpentry and Wood Crafts" in "Tapuz Anashim "sponsored by "Ledico" - May 2012.
Winning the first prize with the sculpture "The Harpist" in competition at the forum: "Wood Carpentry and Wood Crafts" in "Tapuz Anashim" sponsored by "Ledico"- November 2014.
Declaration about my art:
Photographing – I define myself more as a "Picture Hunter" rather than as a Photographer. I don't stage a situation or a picture. I am traveling equipped with my camera and once I am exited from scenery, situation or an image, I pull out the camera and shoot to capture one moment of the experience – moment which will represent the whole experience which is in my mind.
Woodcarving: The woodcarving in my eyes is like a couple dancing, the trunk and the figure which is in my mind.
During the dance, the trunk undress not necessary parts and the image are dressing its shape, the image is known in advance but the grain and the shade which the image will wear, unknown and become clear during the carving dance.
-- Eli Adamit, Israel
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“The master Hans Kantor is carving a face according to the rhythm of the music. Click here to see. (Hans Kantor is my master of wood carving and I share this link with you on behalf of him.)
(Photos are Included below) In a comment on my last project, I was asked by one of the members here in the Ljcks as follows: “I hope you are mentoring somebody from the next generation. What you have learned about “feeling the wood” shouldn’...
I was asked about carving eyes in my last project shown http://lumberjocks.com/projects/26334 and answered with a small lesson, It was after most of the members who are interested see already the project and the comment. I assume that more people ...
The “Whisper and its Meaning” is my last project.I find out that different people have different interpretations. I think it will be fun to read our expression on what he whispered? What he meant? What she understood? Based on both sid...