Yael Shapira is an art historian and a cultural researcher specializing in Israeli urban art. She also held the position of Director of Sales at the Fresh Paint Art Fair, Israel's leading art fair for contemporary art, for ten years and is now Fresh Paint Art Fair's official tour operator.
In 2013, Yael founded Alternative Tel Aviv Art Tours which provides boutique art tours for those interested in Israeli art and the real cultural DNA of Israel. The tours are held in urban settings in addition to cutting-edge exhibitions and galleries in Tel Aviv, Haifa and Jerusalem, Israel and Berlin, Germany.
Yael is a scholar and lecturer in her field of graffiti and street art in Israel, and is also one of the tour guides for Alternative Tel Aviv.
HAIFA's urban ART SCENE
Haifa is a multi-cultural port city and Israel's "street art Florence". Home to the Famous Brokenfingaz Crew, the most known Israeli graffiti collective in the world, and to some other extraordinary artists, whom we'll get to know on this very special tour. Alternative Tel Aviv goes to Haifa, culture capital of northern Israel, to discover the roots of the biggest art movement of our time.
HAIFA GRAFFITI TOUR
On the tour we'll see amazing street art pieces by Haifa's masters, discover Hebrew and Arabic graffiti and get to know the city's boutique alternative-culture establishments, from which original local street art, music and fashion is manufactured and distributed worldwide. Tour duration is about an hour and a half and is held in downtown Haifa.
For tour details or if you're interested in booking a tour please click here.