SIGALIT LANDAU: KNAFEH │ Marlborough Contemporary, London → 1 November 2014

“An xibišn v ny wrcs bî Siġlīt Landâ (b. 1969), wn v Izrel’z fwmost cntemprri ātists, hu hz twîs reprizntd Izrel at ɖ Venis Bienāle (1997 n 2011) n cuṛntli livz n wrcs in Tel Avīv.

Landâ’z practis adresz ṗetcli, n wɖ mtiriaḷti, ɖ cmplex̣tiz v its lcešn n atmts t bild brijz. Hr tactîl āt xplorz ɖ simblz n sînz ɖt r šerd acrs culčrz. Ɖs atmt t xpoz n trnsend istablišt bândriz n bwdrz z sīn ʈrt hr wrc, rīčñ its piṇcl in hr Swltbrij Project. Ɖs projct, ẇč z hr most ambišs t dêt, wl si ɖ ātist fizicli cros ɖ gap btwn Izrel n Jwdn, wɖ ɖ criešn v a crisṭlîzd swltbrij on ɖ Ded Sì.

Ɖ tîtl v ɖ xibišn, Cnefe, rfers t Landâ’z ny vidiowrc, ẇč z biyñ prizntd fr ɖ frst tîm n demnstrets ɖ olmst pêntrli āt v mcñ cnefe, an Aṛbc swītmìt ɖt z luvd ʈrt ɖ Midl Īst. Ɖ film z tipicl v Landâ’z wrc, az cnefe itslf z embḷmatc v šerd Miḍlīstn tṛdišnz n frɖr evidns v hr cntinyd ingejmnt wɖ culčṛl hîbriḍti.

Ɖ xibišn olso includz a ny siriz v sandwrcs: Dusc, Dwn n Tîd (2014), n Sandflag (2013). Ɖz wrcs ingej wɖ ɖ histri v pêntñ in ɖer fwmat, n ɖer pýnt v orijin in ɖer mtirı̣lz. Landâ z olso prizntñ rīsnt swltwrcs, includñ Cristl Drīmcačr (2014), ɖt hv gn ʈru a swltcrisṭlîzešn prôses. Ɖs ongowñ tecnīc siz Landâ imrs objcts in ɖ Ded Sì, līvñ ɖm t akmylet ɖ sì’z swlts n minṛlz, t b trnsfwmd ʈru a cntrold bt unpṛdicṭbl ōganic prôses. Landâ hz xtnsvli xplýtd ɖs tecnīc, sbmrjñ îtmz sč az rôpnūsz n ivoc̣tv dmstc îtmz, ol v ẇč fīčr in ɖs xibišn. Ɖ ātist spīcs abt ɖ majc v ɖ Ded Sì n ɖ mistri srândñ ɖ prôses itslf.

Ɖ xibišn olso fīčrz māblsculpčrz, fṛm a siriz cāvd in ɖ fwmz v dfṛntli pozd brestfīdñ-cŭšnz. Undâtdli lnct t modn tṛdišnz ɖt g bac t Henri Mur or Luīz Bržwā, ɖz wrcs r repṛznttv v Landâ’z xpirı̣ns v ɖ bodi, a rcŕñ n impwtnt ʈīm ʈrt hr wrc.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT


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