Festival 2022 Saturday 26 February - Sunday 06 March | Tickets now on sale

Yigal Zalmona

Yigal Zalmona is an Israeli curator, art critic and historian. He was the Chief Curator-at-Large of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem until his retirement in 2012.

Yigal has published numerous works in Hebrew and English on Israeli art and art history. He currently serves as adviser on matters of art and exhibitions for the new National Library of Israel in Jerusalem.

Letters of Light
Micha Ullman’s “Letters of Light” will stand in the southern portion of the new National Library of Israel campus in Jerusalem, at a prominent crossroads between the Israel Museum and the Knesset. Anchored in ancient Jewish mystical text and drawing inspiration from alphabetic traditions of other cultures, the ground-breaking work is largely inspired by Sefer Yetzira (Book of Creation), an ancient Jewish text maintaining that the universe was crea...