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Snapshots from the Garden of Eden

Dina Goldstein’s theatrical black and white photography is narrative tableau and features characters and scenes from four primary types of Jewish tales.

Snapshots From The Garden Of Eden This project was commissioned by the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco, to be included in an exhibit inspired by 100 historical Jewish tales collected by Howard Schwartz and published in the book Leaves From The Garden Of Eden. Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid opened September, 28 2017. Photographed in theatrical black and white tableau, the series features characters and scenes from each of the four primary types of tales: fairy tales, folktales, supernatural tales and mystical tales. The series exhibited at the Museo Ebraico di Venezia, Venice Jewish Museum, 2018/2019. The works are currently showing at the Montreal Jewish Museum and will continue touring Europe in 2020.