Google Israel’s tribute to the statue of Bezalel graduate Evgenia Kirshtein
Google dedicated its Google Doodle to a statue by Evgenia Kirshtein, a graduate of the Department of Ceramics and Glass Design. The doodle is a photo of a sculpture made by Kirstein, showing the image of the late trans Israeli actress, artist, and singer Gila Goldstein, against the backdrop of Tel Aviv's iconic Bauhaus buildings, decorated with Israeli and pride flags.
Evgenia Kirshtein is a leading contemporary artist, specializing in ceramic and glass design. She is a graduate of the Department of Ceramics and Glass Design at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem, and currently works as an assistant in the department. Along with her academic work, she is also active as a ceramicist, painter, and illustrator.
Kirshtein, winner of the Yitzhak and Eva Alper Award for Excellence in Material Work (2021); Winner of the Meisler Award for Outstanding Design (Final Project); creates and designs ceramic urns, combining various techniques in her works: ceramics, painting, and "concept". Kirshtein regularly illustrates her column "Mamakaramika" and the ceramics magazine C1280, and exhibits at exhibitions in Israel and abroad.