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LABA LAUNCHES TIME

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd, 7:30 PM Join us for the launch party of LABA’s theme for the new year, “Time.” Art and performances by our new fellows and an interactive teaching of Ecclesiastes by Ruby Namdar. The evening will end with live music, drinking and noshing. TICKETS HERE. $20 Pre Sale/ $25 at..

MEET FELLOWS OMTA

OMTA (founded 2006) represents the artistic collaboration of international new-media artists Tal and Omer Golan. OMTA has exhibited in many countries including continuous representation at the Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and active participation in New York galleries and features. OMTA are associate members of..

MEET FELLOW LEE SHER

Lee Sher is a choreographer and actress who studied at the acting studio of Nisan Native in Tel Aviv. In 2000, Lee established LeeSaar The Company with Saar Harari. The company received a scholarship from the Mosman Art Gallery in Sydney, Australia, where she wrote and directed the play, “Ester.” The..

MEET FELLOW SHAWN SHAFNER

Staff fellow Shawn Shafner is an artist, educator and activist. Founder of The People’s Own Organic Power Project, he has been inspiring critical conversations about sustainable sanitation since 2010, from the top of NYC’s largest wastewater treatment plant to the floor of the UN. Stage credits include Madison Square Garden,..

Meet Fellow Benjamin Kamine

Benjamin Kamine is a stage director and designer based in Manhattan. Recent credits include the world premieres of Happily Ever by Amina Henry (SDC Guest Artist production at Brooklyn College), Job by Thomas Bradshaw (Timeout Critics’ Pick, “a jolting treat” – Ben Brantley, New York Times) and a cautionary tail..

WHAT IS THIS?

ABOUT

LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture is a program of the 14th Street Y that uses classic Jewish texts to inspire the creation of art, dialogue and study.

CALENDAR

Join us for LABAlive, our series of live events which feature cutting edge artwork and performances combined with provocative teachings.

FELLOWS

Every year LABA selects a group of culture-makers to take part in our house of study. Learn more about this year’s fellows and our yearly theme TIME.