Gilly Karjevsky


Gilly Karjevsky is a curator working at the intersection of art, architecture and the politics of urban society. Gilly is co-director of 72 Hour Urban Action, an international rapid architecture competition, and founder of the City Artists Residency program a platform for artistic intervention in local politics in Israel. Gilly holds an MA in Narrative Environments from Central Saint Martins college in London. She serves on the international artistic boards of ArtCube, a municipal studios residency program in Jerusalem, and the residency program at the ZK/U Centre for Art and Urbanism in Berlin. Associate curator at the Bat-Yam Biennial for Landscape Urbanism in 2011-12, and since 2013 she co-curates "Glocal Neighbours" an ongoing program for inter-neighbourhood knowledge exchange, in collaboration with the Israeli centre for Digital Art. Her newest project, "Playful Commons", sets out to explore what kind of licenses administrators and users of public spaces can agree on when it comes to allowing a commons approach towards management of public space.