Ronit Eden. Concept & Spatial Design offers curatorship and exhibition design

© Ronit Eden. concept & spatial design

Design: Cubicle Design

Ronit Eden is an independent curator living and working in Amsterdam. She holds a degree in design and architecture. Since 1989 she has worked as an interior architect, and as an exhibition designer for major museums in Israel and the Netherlands.

As of the last fifteen years, she has been curating and producing exhibitions about contemporary art in and around the Netherlands. She is especially interested in art that incorporates historical and cultural events that shape political identity. She also curates exhibitions that integrate discussions on the museum's role in preserving memory; exhibitions that question the museum’s role in creating personal identity and community affiliation.

In addition, she prepared and guided research trips into the art scene of Israel/Palestinian society with more than 65 professionals from the Dutch art scene.

With her experience in both design and curating, she teaches workshops about the relationships between space and objects, for students of Art and Architecture. In these courses they exploring  through practical and theoretical exercises from  the core learning experience.

She is a member of IKT, International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art

  • Exhibitions

    2021

    Chagall between Worlds, a group exhibition, curatorship and exhibition design (in cooperation with Joel Cahen and Wouter Prins, director of  KRONA Museum) KRONA, Museum of Religious Art, Uden, The Netherlands

    2020

    Workshop: Between Space and Object, teaching at the department of ​Fine ​Arts, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel

    2019

    Workshop: Between Space and Object, teaching at the department of ​Fine ​Arts, Emuna College, Jerusalem, Israel

    2018

    No Limits, solo exhibition of artist Chaim Oren, curatorship and exhibition design, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Fake News, artists: Ronit Porat, Amira Ziyan, Rami Maymon, Davi Barell, Keren Zaltz, curated online art exhibitions

    De Getekenden, a sitespesific installation of Amos van Gelder, curatorship and exhibition design Museum Sjoel Elburg, The Netherlands

    The Institute of Ongoing Things, solo exhibition of Uri Katzenstein, curatorship and exhibition design,The Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    2016

    Memories of Places which I have never Visited, Solo exhibition of the artist Atousa Bandeh, curatorship and exhibition design, gallery de Witte Voet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

    VIRUS, Solo exhibition of the artist Eyal Assulin,curatorship and exhibition design, Beelden aan Zee museum, The Hague, The Netherland 

    2015

    From the series: Nature Centers into Balls, part of work in process,curatorial advisor, Mirit Cohen Caspi, Artspace Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel 

    WASSERETTE, Solo exhibition of the artist Amos van Gelder, curatorship and exhibition design, Groningen Synagogue, Groningen, The Netherlands 

    2014

    In Search of Lost Time,a group of nternational artists share a personal memory via visual tools, curatorship and exhibition design, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

    Food Chain Project,solo exhibition of the artist Itamar Gilboa, curatorship and exhibition design New Dakota gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (

    Wanderings, solo exhibition of the artist Eliahou Eric Bokobza, curatorship and exhibition design, the Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

    Languagescape, Amos van Gelder, curatorial text, Buren, The Netherlands 

    2013

    To Live Inside a Drop of Water, solo exhibition of the Photographer Felix Kris, curatorship and exhibition design, Barbur gallery, Jerusalem, Israel 

    Embroidered in the First, Solo exhibition of  Mirit Cohen-Caspi, curatorship, Artists House, Tel Aviv, Israel 

    2012

    The Gatewatcher, group exhibition of international artists address the boundaries of gender,  curatorship and exhibition design, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherland 

    The Spider's Strategy, solo exhibition of the Artist Ruthi Helbiz-Cohen, curatorship and exhibition design, Beelden aan Zee museum, The Hague, The Netherland 

    Jacques Lipchitz, Retrospactive, exhibition design, Beelden aan Zee museum, The Hague, The Netherland 

    2011

    INDISPLACE, Memories from places I have never visit, a group exhibition, curatorship and exhibition design, GAL-ON gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

    Notes Concerning the Past, works of Armando and Reli Avrahami, curatorship and exhibition design (in cooperation with Yvonne Ploum, director of  Armando Museum), Armando museum, Amersfoort, The Netherlands 

    2010

    My Ghetto, a video installation of Itay Ziv, artistic advicer, Hollandsche Schouwburg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

    Family Files, contemporary photography and video art from Israel, curatorship and exhibition design(in cooperation with the Galia Gur Zeev), Jewish museum Munich, Germany 

    2009

    SOMA, light installation by Ayala Serfaty, curator in charge, Beelden aan Zee museum, Den Haag, The Netherlands 

    2008

    Territorial Bodies, contemporary Sculpture from Israel, curatorship and exhibition design, Beelden aan Zee museum, The Hague, The Netherlands 

    2007

    Ver-huizing,a group exhibition of international artists, curatorship and exhibition design, Jan Cunen Museum, Oss, The Netherlands 

    2005

    The Right  to Remain Silent, curatorship and exhibition design (in cooperation with other curators) 66 East exhibition space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands   

    2001

    Illustrated hand drawings, exhibition design, Diaspora Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

    2000

    Him Too...?, Oz Almog, solo exhibition, exhibition design, Diaspora Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel 

    1999, 2000

    The Yitzhak Rabin center for Israel Studies, memorial exhibitions, curatorship and exhibition design, Tel Aviv, Israel 

    1999

    Prisoners showing their Art works, curatorship and exhibition design, Ayalon prison, Ramle, Israel 

    1998, 2001

    Shabat, exhibition design and production, the department of Jewish studies, Bar Ilan university, Tel Aviv, Israel 

    1998

    Menora,exhibition design and production, (in cooperation with the museum designer Elisheva Yarchi)  Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel 

    1997

    Sotheby’s Pavilion, exhibition design, The International Convention Center (ICC) - Binyanei HaUma, Jerusalem, Israel 

    1993

    From discoveries to Diaspora, exhibition design, (in cooperation with the designer Ori Abramson) Gulbenkian museum, Lisbon, Portugal

    1992

    From discoveries to Diaspora, exhibition design and production, (in cooperation with the designer Ori Abramson) Diaspora Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel 

    Works of the photographer Fredrick Brener, exhibition design and production, (in cooperation with the designer Ori Abramson)  Diaspora Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel 

    1991

    Toledo synagogue, exhibition design and production, The University Gallery, Tel Aviv university, Israel 

    1990-1997

    Israel Museum, exhibition design and production, departments of graphics (in cooperation with the chief designer David Gal), photography & modern art, the permanent collection and the Jacques Lipchitz Collection, Jerusalem , Israel 

    Ilana Gur Museum, Nahum Gutman Museum, The Diamonds Museum, KKL Museum, exhibition design and production, (in cooperation with the chief designer David Gal) Israel

  • Projects

    2000

    study and children center, Diaspora Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel (Interior design)

    1990-2002

    Privet houses,  Israel (Interior architecture and design)

    1999

    The Yitzhak Rabin center for Israel Studies, Tel Aviv, Israel (Interior architecture and design)

    1998

    Goethe institute,  Tel Aviv , Israel (Interior design)

    1995

    The national electric company, visitors center [3rd price], Hadera, Israel (exhibition design)

    1991

    Israel museum foyer, Jerusalem , Israel (Interior design)

    Khan theater,  Street and shows signs design,Jerusalem, Israel

  • Education

    1999-2000

    "Camera Obscura"  School of Art, graduate of The New Seminar for Visual Culture and Critical Studies, Tel Aviv, Israel

    1991

    "Bezalel" Academy of Arts and Design, external studies, Intrudaction to architucture conservation Jerusalem, Israel

    1989-2001

    I.F.I. International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers

    A.A.P. The Association of Interior Architects in Israel

    1984-1988

    ”Hasadna”, graduate of design and interior architecture department , Tel Aviv, Israel