LABA Barcelona Convocatòria 2024

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  La convocatòria per al programa de beques LABA 2024 ja està tancada. Dates: del 22 de gener al 19 de febrer 2024.   LABA: Un Laboratori d’Art i Cultura Jueva LABA aplega artistes de tots els àmbits i disciplines per estudiar textos jueus clàssics, experimentar i explorar el futur de l’art i la cultura

LABA Barcelona – Convocatoria 2024

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La convocatoria para el programa de becas LABA 2024 ya ya está cerrada. Fechas : del 22 de enero al 19 de febrero. LABA: Un Laboratorio de Arte y Cultura Judía LABA reúne a artistas de todos los ámbitos y disciplinas para estudiar textos judíos clásicos, experimentar y explorar el futuro del arte y la

LABA Barcelona open call 2024

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Application for LABA 2024 fellowship program is now closed. Application dates: January 22nd- February 19th   LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Art and Culture   LABA brings together artists from all backgrounds and disciplines to study classical Jewish texts, experiment, and explore the futures of Jewish art and culture. LABA is a non-religious house of study


Things were pretty quiet 14 billion years ago. This “quietus” was so peaceful for a literal eternity, that there was no way of even knowing that time was passing. And what is time but the possibility of it elapsing? So maybe there wasn’t even time. Which sounds quite restful. But also pretty tedious. At some

Broken Vessels: Presence of the Divine

I remember vividly, from a very early age, I felt broken and different from the community that surrounded me. I was emotionally separate from my own family that I was born into, I didn’t belong and didn’t feel aligned with the guided/conditioned behavior around me. I discovered at 3 years old, the only space I

Ex Libris in Yangon by Melissa Hacker

I am in Yangon, Myanmar, in an apartment carved out of an early 19th century teak house, shutters open on the veranda, catching a slight, slow, afternoon breeze, ipad in hand, looking at images of 1920’s woodcuts. For the past few years I have been dreaming up Ex Libris: A Life in Bookplates, a film about my Austrian Jewish

Introducing Our 2017-2018 Fellows

A year ago I dreamt about our LABA theme, WAR. This is not how it typically works. We don’t choose a theme just from a dream, but through our thoughtful and inclusive process at the 14th Street Y we “walk the talk” and have dialogue with our stake holders about choosing a theme at the core

The Forbidden Conversation and Those who Pay the Price

“I can no longer talk to ____ about Israel.” BY GILI GETZ A year ago, on Tikkun Leil Shavuot at the 14th Street Y, I performed The Forbidden Conversation for the first time. The play, which is about the difficulty of talking openly about Israel in the American Jewish community, was developed while I was

LABA Receives a Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

December 2. 2014 New York City: National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced today that the 14th Street Y’s LABA is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works Grant. LABA received a $10,000 grant to support the LABAlive series. Every year, LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture selects ten