Medieval Rosh Hashanah
Client: Gmina Wyznaniowa Żydowska w Poznaniu (Jewish Community in Poznań)
Task: to design decorations for Rosh Hashanah
* Rosh Hashanah is a Judaic New Year holiday, the first day of the Jewish calendar.
The challenge of this project was group work and a small budget.
Technique: fabric, self-adhesive silver foil
• decorations should be reusable
• we should refer to the traditional symbols of this holiday
• decorations should be easy to hang and maintain appearance for over a week
• We decide to use 6 classic symbols referring to the Rosh Hashanah tradition: bee, pomegranate, apple, fish, horn, Torah scroll
• Due to previous experience with this space, we propose large decorative elements
• A very simple hanging system using the existing slat assembly system in the rooms
• We planned vertical banners spread over the walls of 3 rooms
• fabric – easy to clean and store
• self-adhesive foil – allows you to easily change, update or recycle decorations for other holidays
Considering the tradition of a common meal for all members of the commune and guests accompanying all major holidays, we decided to give the hall the character of a feast, a festive banquet by creating banners in the medieval style.
/ October 2019