About

I am an artist based in Tel Aviv. I first studied Textile Design at Central Saint Martins in London, which led me to spend some time in the textile industry and fashion trend bureaux. I then turned towards graphic design and illustrations with a strong pull towards making collages.

A few years later and willing to step out of the screen-size and complete my curriculum, I continued my journey in the MFA (Master Degree in Fine Arts) at Bezalel Academy (Israel). There, I discovered a passion for space transformation – a 3D collage of sorts. 

Throughout my career, the love for hand-made pieces and techniques has been a recurrent thread. Whether through weaving, painting, making videos, collages, space transformations, writing, or now music, I like to dive in a craft, acquire new skills and “play”.

Since the Covid-19 situation and its many lockdowns, I find a great pleasure in writing this blog. It contains stories behind a process or a piece, mixed with thoughts or ideas that unfold from my own life experiences. I have never had a diary, though I always loved to write and the lockdown naturally pushed me to realize this desire.

I love Nick Cave and the Red Hand Files where he answers to fans’ questions. He ends all his letters with a ‘Love, Nick’. l borrowed this line to finish all my posts.

Love, Ethel

Ps: feel free to write to me!


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My works are featured in
Telavivian magazine (2016), Wild Growths text by Varda Steinlauf for Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2014), Hamecarer (2015), Victoire magazine (2006-2007), InView (2001), View On Colour (2000), selected as one of the best 20 Textile Designers of Great Britain (2000)

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Texts
+ essay: What is the relation between a sign and melancholia? (Annlee) (2014)
+ essay: Topoï (2013)
+ book: Mil liM (être) (2011), 180 pages, book available at the Tel Aviv Museum’s library
+ exhibition catalogue: Fauves (2014)
+ exhibition catalogue: Installation Zero (2013)


++ next: oil paintings The World I truly Know
++ next: exhibition Frieze!