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10.09.15 - 11.29.15 | SCI-Arc Gallery
Opening reception: Friday, October 9, 7pm
Zvi Hecker: Two Strips
October 9-November 29, 2015
Opening reception: Friday, October 9, 7pm

Zvi Hecker’s Two Strips converts the SCI-Arc Gallery space from a passive container into an active participant in the exhibition itself. The site-specific installation consists of two strips tying together the gallery’s four walls, ceiling and floor. The intersecting strips serve as backdrop for presenting drawings and paintings by the architect, as well as materials selected by students as representative of Zvi Hecker’s architecture. The installation is both a collaborative project between the architect and students on the installation team, and a dialogue between two materials carried by the two strips.

About Zvi Hecker
Born in Krakow 1931, Zvi Hecker grew up in Samarkand, studied Architecture in Technion, Haifa, painting at Avni Academy, Tel Aviv, taught Architecture at Université Laval, Quebec and Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna. In 1960 set up his practise in Tel-Aviv and in 1991 in Berlin. In Israel he designed Bat-Yam City Hall, Dubiner House (with Alfred Neumann and Eldar Sharon), Palmach Museum of History, Tel Aviv (with Rafi Segal), The Spiral Apartment House, the Military Academy in Negev; in Europe the Jewish School, Berlin, the Jewish Cultural Centre in Duisburg, the Koningin Máximakazerne at the Schiphol Amsterdam Airport. He lives and works in Berlin.