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Sapir Barel

Born and raised in Israel, now living in Jaffa. Bachelor’s degree in Education and Arts at the Faculty of
Arts
Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College (2018). Currently in the master’s degree program in Art Education at the Faculty of Arts  Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. Working as a librarian in the public library in the city of Lod and as the assistant of Dr. Chava Brownfield-Stein. Responsible for operating the website of the project.


Main interests:
Art, photography, and video art. I focus on the issue of identity. My projects combine music, photography, video art, and are edited into a large, complex digital collage.


Shared heritage for me is...
An identity question. How preserved historical narratives shaped my identity and my citizenship as part of the Jewish nation, and as part of the citizens of the State of Israel.

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Sophia Isabel Baur

Born and raised in Kirchheim/Teck, now living in Esslingen. Bachelor’s degree in Cultural and Media Education with specialization in music, film and media at the University of Education Ludwigsburg. Currently in the master’s degree program Cultural Sciences and Cultural Management at the Institute of Cultural Management, Ludwigsburg. Experiences in filmmaking, photography, graphic design, event management and public relations.


Main interests:
Music, Concerts or Festivals, travelling.


Shared Heritage for me is...

an enrichment of the present but in my opinion the development of it also needs to be questioned. The current approach to the imbalance of power between different cultures is interesting to me.

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Noya Becher

Born and raised in Ramat-Gan, Israel. Bachelor’s degree in Business & Economics at IDC, Herzliya, Israel. Currently in the master’s degree program in Art Education at the Faculty of Arts Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. Professional designer and Art addict in Studio 6B, Tel-Aviv.


Main interest:
Volunteering in organizations that help minorities. I believe that we need to strengthen the weak in our society, and that Art is a vehicle for social change.

Shared Heritage for me is...

a way of understanding the others, regardless of their background or circumstances, realizing that we are all human and a part of the Israeli society.

Elfi Madeleine Carle

Born and raised in Stuttgart. Bachelor’s degree in Art History and Religious Studies at the University of Hamburg. Currently in the master’s degree program Cultural Sciences and Cultural Management at the Institute of Cultural Management, Ludwigsburg. Work as a Curator in Residence at the Canadian Academy in Kobe, Japan. Curatorial work in Germany, Japan, South Corea and Norway. Previous experiences in the work of the Art Market.


Main interests:
Contemporary, performative and collective art practice in the context of global politics, ethics and trauma; cultural education; curatorial didactics.


Shared Heritage for me is...

the powerful utopian promise of a borderless culture and a resulting identity-based global equality and mobility, as well as anti-violent global cultural discourse.

Kai Erdlenbruch

Born and grew up near Stuttgart and now lives there. Bachelor’s degree in Cultural and Media Education at the University of Education, Ludwigsburg. Currently in the master’s degree program Cultural Sciences and Cultural Management at the Institute of Cultural Management, Ludwigsburg. Kai plays in a band, organizes events, loves going to concerts and festivals.


Main interests:
Music, Arts and Music education, Music Management.


Shared Heritage for me is...

being rooted in the same history and the different processing of it. My main interest in Shared Heritage is to find similarities and differences in the shape and expression of culture.

Gali Faber

Born and raised in Jerusalem, now living with her partner and her son in Tel Aviv. Bachelor’s degree in Art History and Sociology at Tel Aviv University. Graduation in the program for curatorial studies at the CCA & Kibbutzim College, Tel Aviv. Currently in the master’s degree program in Art education at the Faculty of  Arts Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. Former team member of the education department at the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Arts – Hamidrasha, Herzliya. Since 2018 teacher at the
“Kehila” democratic school in Jaffa.


Main interests:
contemporary art, mindfulness, sustainability.

Shared heritage for me is...

acknowledging the narratives of others in a way that cultivates compassion towards their subjective experience.

Gil Kenan

Born in Toulouse, France, living now in Yokneam Moshavain, Israel. Bachelor’s degree in Education at David Yelin College of Education, Jerusalem (2017); studies of Anthroposophy and Waldorf education at Harduf. Currently in the master’s degree program in Art Education at the Faculty of Arts Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. Since 1996 teacher, mentor, and consultant at Waldorf educational institutes in Israel.


Main interests:
Education and Art.


Shared Heritage for me is...

to understand and explore culture and legacy in order to improve our world by international fraternity based on respect for human dignity, beyond racial, sexual, cultural, religious, social and other differences and international fraternity beyond racial, sexual, cultural, religious, social or other differences.

Natalie Lang

Born and raised in the Stuttgart region. Bachelor’s degree in Historical and Cultural Anthropology and British and American Studies at the Universities of Tübingen and Bologna, Italy. Currently in the master’s degree program Cultural Sciences and Cultural Management at the Institute of Cultural Management, Ludwigsburg. Work experience both in museums and the KulturRegion Stuttgart, an intercommunal organisation supporting culture for everyone.


Main interests:
Museums, transculturalism and transnationalism.


Shared Heritage for me is...

necessarily combined with dialogue: My interest lies in the transnational aspects of Shared Heritage.

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Carolin Martinov

Born and raised in in different cities in southern Germany, now living in Stuttgart. Bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Marketing Communication / Publicité at the Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart and at the University of Bordeaux, France. Currently in the master’s degree program Cultural Sciences and Cultural Management at the Institute of Cultural Management, Ludwigsburg. Singer in a bigband.


Main interests:
Jazz, Modern Art, foreign philosophies, cultures and languages.


Shared Heritage for me is...

a valuable mindset linking a variety of cultures to enhance a common future heritage.

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Leonie Meyer

Born and raised in the north of Germany, living in Stuttgart since 2016. Bachelor’s degree in Cultural and Media education at the University of Education in Ludwigsburg. Currently in the master’s degree program Cultural Sciences and Cultural Management at the Institute of Cultural Management, Ludwigsburg. Internships and student work in various cultural and media institutions in urban and regional areas.


Main interests:
Theatre! I have been playing it for years and also participated in theatre festivals.


Shared Heritage for me is...

with all its challenges, should always be based on mutual respect. I am interested in the numerous portraits and perspectives in the context of heritage.

Sigal Peres

Born and raised in Givatayim, Israel, now living in Hakfar Hyarok, Israel. Bachelor’s degree in International Business at the University of Northridge CA, USA (2003); second Bachelor’s degree in Education at the Kibbutzim College of Education, Tel Aviv. Currently in the master’s program in Art Education at the Faculty of Arts – Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. 1999-2002 working for the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles, USA, since 2013 teacher at the Waldorf School in Hod Hasharon and at the EMIS – International school in Hakfar Hyarok, Israel.


Main interests:
Education.


Shared Heritage for me is...

finding ways of how stories of the past could build the tomorrow bridges.

Barak Ravitz

Born, lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel. Bachelor’s degree (B. Ed. F.A.) in Art Education at the Faculty of Art Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. Currently in the master’s degree program in Art Education at the Faculty of Arts Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. Artist, lecturer in sculpture at the Faculty of Arts - Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College, and at Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art in Ramat Gan.


Main interests:
My main interest lies in the effects European modern aesthetics has on local art.


Shared Heritage for me is...

an idea defined by the strong.

Hannah-Marie Schulz

Born and raised in southern Germany, now living in Stuttgart. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (youth work) at the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) in Stuttgart. Currently in the master’s degree program Cultural Education with priority in Digital Media and Film the University of Education, Ludwigsburg. Anchored among others in open youth work, extracurricular and political youth education, as well as academic teaching, NGO-work and several different (cultural) festivals.


Main interests:
social science, e.g. concepts of gender and sex, normative notions, perception and dealing with migration, democracy and racism


Shared Heritage for me is...

the chance to develop a new set of narratives to freshen up and complement the commemorative culture.

Vanessa Spindler

Born and raised in Stuttgart. Bachelor’s degree in Public Management at the University of Public Administration in Kehl. Currently in the master’s degree program Cultural Sciences and Cultural Management at the Institute of Cultural Management, Ludwigsburg. Moved a lot for internships in different municipal offices (foreign office, HR department, tourism, city management) and at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, New Zealand, but now back home. Work for half a year at the Social Welfare Office of the City Heidelberg.


Main interests:
Foreign Cultures and the effect of Globalization and Europeanization on culture.


Shared Heritage for me is...

learning from the past to better the future.

Helga Regina Stockmeier

Born and raised in Stuttgart, lives now in Kornwestheim, Germany. Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Taxation at the Corporate State University BadenWürttemberg in Stuttgart. Currently in the master’s degree program Cultural Sciences and Cultural Management at the Institute of Cultural Management at the University of Education in Ludwigsburg. I play in several orchestras and brass bands and worked with various professional musicians and different musical formations.


Main interests:
Music, concerts, Arts in general and foreign cultures.


Shared Heritage for me is...

discovering the common roots, similarities and differences between cultures, to see the changes and development throughout time and how this process will continue in the future.

Kinnerth Suissa

Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. Family roots in Marocco, Turkey, Germany and Poland. Bachelor’s degree in literature and special education at Hakibutzim College of Education (2019). Currently in the master’s degree program in Art Education at the Faculty of Arts  Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. Working as a teacher for kids with hearing disabilities in eight different schools.


Main interests:
Visual arts, visual communication, traveling.


Shared Heritage for me is...

continuity and identity, multiculturalism and immigration. As to me, all people are the common ground for a Shared Heritage.

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Orly Zimerman

Born and raised in Haifa, living for the last 23 years in Modi'in, Israel. Descendant of a family that came from Germany to Israel in the 1930’s. Bachelor’s degree Arts and education at Haifa University. Currently in the master’s degree program in Art Education at the Faculty of Arts Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. Working as an Art and Design teacher and as the Head of the Visual Communication Department at a High school in the Gezer Regional Council.


Main interests:
Art & Design Museums, creating by myself, the sea and nature.


Shared Heritage for me is...

deepening into the intricacies of life and searching for common values and elements that can dispel foreignness.

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Natalya Zolotar

Born in Kasachstan (1985), having immigrated to Israel in 2005, she now lives in Jaffa, Israel. Bachelor’s degree in Special education at David Yellin College of Education (2016). Currently in the master’s degree program in Art Education at the Faculty of Arts Hamidrasha, Beit Berl College. Special education teacher for students with multiple learning disabilities.


Main interests:
Experiences of immigrant women in Art or immigrant women as artists.


Shared Heritage for me is...

a dilemma between home and belonging.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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