1.  The New York Times

WORLD  | February 28, 2011
Memo From Ramat Gan:  Rediscovered, Ancient Color Is Reclaiming Israeli Interest
By Dina Kraft
An Israeli scholar believes he has identified a shade of blue that has been a puzzle for centuries.

Link:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/28/world/middleeast/28blue.html?emc=eta1

2. The Jerusalem Post

The color ‘techelet’
By Jonah Mandel
New research reveals original midnight blue hue of biblical dye, establishes its sea-snail source.
Friday, March 4, 2011
Link:  http://www.jpost.com/JewishWorld/JewishNews/Article.aspx?id=210753

3. “London & Kirshenbaum TV Show” (לונדון את קירשנבאום)

March 1, 2011:
Link:  http://lnk.nana10.co.il/Article/?ArticleId=784401&sid=182

4. Toronto Radio: CBC Radio 1. “As it Happens” Show Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 at 17:30.
Link: (coming soon) 

The Symposium
February 27 & 28, 2011

The focus of this international symposium is to highlight the synergy that exists between art and science through the unifying element of color. This interdisciplinary symposium will convene experts – scientists, artists and designers, historians and modern visionaries – to discuss the science and art of color. 

The symposium will present research, applications, and ideas in the study and uses of color in art, design, art conservation and restoration, history, archaeology, religion, psychology, philosophy, symbolism, architecture, chemistry, physics, geology, and engineering. Submissions of poster papers in these areas are welcome.

(Please see the details inside this website)


Sunday, February 27:

Jerusalem and area:

Israel Museum, Jerusalem:  Bus Trip from Tel Aviv & Guided Tour (morning)

Selected Historical Sights about Jerusalem (afternoon)

Late Lunch / Early Supper at a Kibbutz

Bus trip back to Shenkar

Shenkar College, Ramat Gan:

Poster Snapshot Session (6:00 pm, mini-talks)

Fashion Show from the 14th – 20th centuries (8:00 pm)


Monday, February 28:

Shenkar College, Ramat Gan:

          Symposium Presentations: Oral & Poster

          Coffee breaks

          Catered Buffet Lunch

          Evening Wine Gala


Tuesday – Thursday, March 1 – 3:

Post-Symposium Study Tours (optional)

*** Please go to the Registration menu in order to register ***
Symposium Committee at Shenkar College


Prof. Zvi C. Koren
Director, The Edelstein Center for the Analysis of Ancient Artifacts,
Department of Chemical Engineering
Prof. Samuel Kenig,
Dean, Faculty of Engineering
Head, Graduate Studies in Plastics Engineering
Prof. Michael Levin,
Head, Department of Multidisciplinary Art
Head, Culture Studies, Faculty of Design
Prof. Joseph Shappir,
Head, Research Authority
Department of Electronic Engineering
Prof. Yarom Vardimon
Laureate of the Israel Prize for Design
Dean, Faculty of Design
Symposium Secretariat:
Elaine Jacobs,
International Coordinator