A series of international lectures

Marcel Janco and the Dada Spirit

A weekly Zoom meeting starting Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 18:00 (Jerusalem time),         

and Wednesday, on May 26, and June 2, at 18:00 (Jerusalem time)

The Lectures


Tuesday, May 11, at 18:00

Greetings: Michaela Mende-Janco, Marcel Janco’s granddaughter

About the series: Mrs. Raya Zommer-Tal, Director of the Janco-Dada Museum in Ein Hod

Prof. Michael Finkenthal, Emeritusthe Hebrew University in Jerusalem, “From ‘Homage to the Red Sea’ to a Homage to Marcel Janco”.(in Hebrew and English)

Tuesday May 18, 2021, at 18:00

Prof. Dr. Ioan Augustin, Institute of Architecture, Bucharest, Romania, “Marcel Janco’s Alphabet Formal (Alphabet of Forms, 1924): Initial Data for a Bottom-up Approach to Architectural Morphogenesis“. (in English)

Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 18:00

Professor Dr. Ana-Maria Zahariade, Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM), Bucharest “Marcel Janco’s Contribution to Modern Architecture in Romania”.(in English)

Wednesday June 2, at 18:00

Dr. Irit Carmon Popper, curator and researcher,“From an Arab Village to an Artists’ Village – Marcel Janco and the Establishment of Ein Hod”

Tuesday june 8, at 18:00

Dr. Alec Mishory, researcher of the Israeli visual culture, Horizons nouveaux  (New Horizons): purposelessly in French”

Tuesday, June 15, at 18:00

Dr. Tehila Sade, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, “When the Polish Miss the Jews: a Rhetoric of Cure and Recovery of the Past in Yael Bartana’s Art”

Dr. Ronit Milano, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, “From Dada to Post-Truth: Damian Hirst and the Treasures from the Wreck  of the Unbelievable”

Tuesday, June 22, at 18:00

Dr. Nissim Gal, University of Haifa, Dadaist Practice in the Works of Philip Ranzer

Dr. Francis Naumann, Researcher of History of Art, “Marcel Janco: The Dada Years in Zurich” (in English)

link to the 5 lectures on Tuesdays:


link to the 2 lectues on Wednesdays


Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, in collaboration with the Department of Arts, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev