April 20, 2023, at Arad Cultural Center, 6 pm, there will be a festive press exhibition opening.
In honor of Earth Day 2023 the Arad Cultural Center in cooperation with the Dead Sea Revival Project is opening a new photo exhibition “Water Levels” highlighting the dramatic changes in the Dead Sea landscape.
Taken over a 7-year period, and accessed by boat, the timelapse photos were captured by the environmental visual artist Noam Bedein.
“This Earth Day 2023, I will conclude 7 years of exploration and documentation of the Dead Sea, capturing the changing landscape like never seen before. I have also recently started my own educational eco-boat excursions from Neve Midbar Beach to share this experience with others.
Today, 98% of the natural coastline of the northern Dead Sea is inaccessible due to over 7,000 sinkholes. The only way to truly explore the Dead Sea and experience its wonders is by boat.”
Arad is approximately 25 kilometers west of the Southern Dead Sea and 631 meters above sea level. With over 29,000 residents, Arad is the Capital of the Dead Sea. In 2021 the city hosted an international photo competition for the Dead Sea, and in 2021 hosted the international artist Spencer Tunick. There are architectural plans to develop a Dead Sea Art Museum in cooperation with the Dead Sea Revival Project (NGO).