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In her video work “The Disappearing Lake,” Amit Hachamov reveals the secret of the Timna artificial lake in an abandoned quarry and with it a series of failures that begins with the exploitation of nature and ends in economic destruction. The Zionist project turned the plains and valleys into fully settled environments. Petach Tikva, Rishon Lezion, Nes Ziona and Rehovot, are all cities that were established largely because of their proximity to the shore. But in light of global warming and rising sea levels, the shoreline region is becoming more exposed and vulnerable, and we can assume that in the not-too-distant-future, we will be forced to adapt to new settlement strategies — to find higher areas to live, and clear the way for flooding. 

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 The CDA's archives are operating with the support of the Ostrovsky Family Fund and Artis
 

The Disappearing Lake

In her video work “The Disappearing Lake,” Amit Hachamov reveals the secret of the Timna artificial lake in an abandoned quarry and with it a series of failures that begins with the exploitation of nature and ends in economic destruction. The Zionist project turned the plains and valleys into fully settled environments. Petach Tikva, Rishon Lezion, Nes Ziona and Rehovot, are all cities that were established largely because of their proximity to the shore. But in light of global warming and rising sea levels, the shoreline region is becoming more exposed and vulnerable, and we can assume that in the not-too-distant-future, we will be forced to adapt to new settlement strategies — to find higher areas to live, and clear the way for flooding. 

 The CDA's archives are operating with the support of the Ostrovsky Family Fund and Artis
 

 The CDA's archives are operating with the support of the Ostrovsky Family Fund and Artis