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Uriel Kon

Uriel Kon

Uriel Kon, publisher, editor, essayist and architect, was born in Argentina in 1975. In 2012 he established in Israel the independent publishing house Zikit, which operated until 2016. That same year, he started a new independent publishing house, Tesha Neshamot. Uriel studied and taught architecture at the Bezalel Academy of Art and recently completed his master’s degree in Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion. He writes regularly about architecture, music, photography, literature, and culture in various newspapers, catalogues, and journals in Hebrew, Spanish, and English. In the past he has established and edited several Latino-American literary series in several publishing houses in Israel. Uriel is involved in a wide variety of other fields as well. He has organized and produced international symposia on the subject of urbanism, divided cities, sustainability, human rights, and preservation; he has curated exhibitions, produced jazz CDs, and hosted a radio program in Spain. He was the producer and musical director of jazz and new-music series in Jerusalem, such as The Vanguard, The Swedish Chef, and Jerusalem Jazz Sessions. He lives in Jerusalem.



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