Israeli Artist Liron Kroll Brought Her Family Photos to Life

Inspired by photos on Facebook, Kroll created an alternative version of the family album, which she exhibited in New York.

The profuse compliments she receives frequently include the word “magical,” and in the work of visual artist-animator Liron Kroll, there is indeed magic − in the traditional sense of the word. In an exhibition of her work that ended two weeks ago at the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York, photos that seemed to have come from an old family album were placed on tables. The magic took place when visitors...