Ship of the Desert

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Artist:

Nitzan Refaeli

Location:

Desert Sculpture Park
Mitzpe Ramon

Description A fantastic aray that suggests ancient, or future, transport
Caption
Nitzan Rafaeli was commissioned to build eight sound sculptures for Desert Sculpture Park but before they were complete the funding ran out and only four were installed. One of them, Rain Cloud is missing, probably destroyed for the salvage.

"Nitzan Rafaeli, set designer, was born in Israel. He graduated from the stage design department at the Tel Aviv University. He designs sets from theatre and opera productions and designs exhibitions. In the last two years he is production manager at the Israeli Opera. Among his many theatre design credits are The Orchard and A Different Dream at the Beer Sheva Theatre, Simple Story at the Yiddishspiel, Mayumana in New York and many other productions for local theatre companies. For the Israeli Opera he has designed the sets for Carmen (Bizet)." 
From: www.israel-opera.co.il/Eng/?CategoryID=263&am...

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