Born in Tel-Aviv, Lives in Tel-Aviv.
Mail: p.o.b. 23506, 61231 Tel-Aviv, Israel.
My CreativeNet research data-base blog
My writing blog on issues related to my research
My photographs and artworks portfolio on flickr
Current MA student in the Graduate Program for Science, Technology and Society in Bar Ilan University.
1998-2001 M.A. in the Studies of Contemporary Art, The University of Liverpool, UK. Dissertation: “Transformations of Cinematic Signifiers of the Myth of Genius”.
1980-1984 State Art Teachers Training College [photography, painting & art history and theory].
1984 Open schools teachers training course, Jerusalem.
1978-1980 Stage Design, Theatre Department, Tel-Aviv University.
Aspects of Artificial Intelligence, artistic and technological collaborations, artist/spectator relationships & collaborations, virtual worlds/real worlds.
Rivka intends to focus in her research on meeting-points between “two cultures”, of human and artistic creativity and its products while entering virtual worlds, and the changes taking place within technologies and computing towards networks, revealing as creative networks.
2007 "The view point of the Gaze: image of artist, male and female, in cinema", Tav+/ Music / Arts / Society, no. 10 [Hebrew].
2002 “Through the Gaps”, in Israela Hargil: Grid=Net?, exhibition catalogue [Hebrew & English], Painters and Sculptors Assoc., Tel Aviv.
1996 “The apollonian head of a dionysian honey coloured dog and a blue, green, purple crown – a fable”, in Hadar Maor-Degani: Subjects, exhibition catalogue [Hebrew & English]
1994 From within, curator & writer, exhibition catalogue, 18 women artists (presenting new artistic approach from within the feminine subject), , [Hebrew & English]. Ramat-Gan museum of Israeli Art, Israel.
2010 "Creating in the virtual world Second Life: A new kind of imaginary?", ISHPS (The Israeli Society for History & Philosophy of Science) annual conference, Science Museum, Jerusalem, May.
2002 “Image of artist (male and female) in cinema” (based on MA dissertation), AAH (Association of Art Historians) conference, Culture/Capital/Colony, University of Liverpool, UK.
Rivka creates the on-going project Woman in The Big Cities, in exhibitions, mail-art, animation and on the internet.
Art works on the internet
City poem project (# 20):
Since 1986 Solo and group exhibitions.
Prizes & grants
1994/95 6 months residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (by the Ministry of Culture and Education, Israel).
1992 Young Artist Prize.
Art works in collections
Tova Osman art Gallery and private collections
1997 Ittai Altshuler, Threshold, Yadaim Gallery, Jaffa.
1994 From within, 18 women artists, Ramat-Gan museum of Israeli Art, Israel.
2006 Poems, Tav+/ Music / Arts / Society, no. 8, pp. 37-38 [Hebrew].
1996 Visual poem and other works and texts, in Another Dictionary.
1989-92 Iton77, no. 114, 120-121, 128, 146.
Writer on art, culture and society: “Davar” daily newspaper, “Iton77” (1989-1994), “Studio” art magazine and “Terminal” art magazine. Artists’ exhibitions catalogues.
Graphic and New Media design.
Teaching and lecturing: Art practice, art history and theory.
Origami, Ex-libris and old printed books and graphics, music (esp. Contemporary and Jazz), puzzles, walking, Guided Imagery/Visualization, meditation.