Flora

On Flora"...When I think of the image of the belly dancer, I think of an image that is static. Even though she is a dancer, I see her as a…

Summit

Bokobza's installation "Pisga" (Summit) is another episode in the historical-metaphorical narrative he has spent a decade stitching together. Its purpose is to present Zionist history as a statement that is…

Zion’s fiction

Eliahou Eric Bokobza softly assails the remaining fragments of the Zionist dream with his naive yet authentic-oriental use of the technique of defamiliarization of language and of  familiar and nostalgic motifs.…

Tzayar – Tayar

The accidental Israeli "Painter-Tourist" is Eliahou Eric Bokobza's second solo exhibition, two years after his wonderful "Plaisir Oriental." Even then, Bokobza was engaged in cultural criticism. It took the form of…

Plaisir oriental

Eliahou Eric Bokobza, who was born in France to a family from Tunisia, mixes diverse visual sources in his paintings: private family photographs, oriental and local symbols and images, Mediterranean…