A few words about the background and the theme of this
exhibition [A part of my Opening-Speech]: I became
acquainted with Franz Kafka, the subject matter of this
exhibition, long before I have visited his town, Prague.
My first significant encounter with Kafka was in my
first year in t...
" Homage to Fernando Pessoa" Some Opening Words -
Lisbon, December 2010 A rainy day My first real
encounter with Fernando Pessoa was early in 2004 when I
read his work, "The Book of Disquiet". This was the
period when my exhibition "Conversations with Kafka" was
being shown in the Czech...
Opening ceremony at the Belgium-House, The Hebrew
University, Jerusalem - November 16, 2008 Marta Dineia
Gamito Opening of the Exhibition - Homage to Fernando
Pessoa Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I am
delighted to be here today to openJacobPorats
exhibition, Homage to Fernando Pessoa...
Prof. Nurit Govrin:JacobPorat's
Kafka The paintings ofJacobPoratconverse
with Kafka on the backdrop of Kafka's home city --
Prague - in a multi-layer "correspondence". One layer isPorat's
paintings. The second consists of photographed sites in
Prague. The third includes pen drawings made by Ka...