Ophir El-Boher is an artist, designer, and arts educator focused on the ecological, cultural, and social aspects of hyper-consumerism. Her work is dedicated to the healing of Earth from the wounds of capitalism.
Using primarily reclaimed materials Ophir exemplifies arts and crafts as means to eliminate waste, and as consumption alternatives. Through exhibitions and public speaking, she is helping to grow awareness of the wicked problem of textile waste, shifting the paradigm to a sustainable future. Through participatory art projects, and educational work, she is activating passive consumers to reclaim material culture.
Starting as an upcycling fashion designer, Ophir is currently expanding her practice to other media, delivering Mother Earth’s message of healing to amplified audiences. She believes in humanity’s ability to reconnect and repair, championing collaboration to awaken human creativity and joy.