Alona Rodeh | Re-view | Back to Berlin

Curator: Aya Lurie | Associate curators and texts: Tal Bechler and Ghila Limon
Sep. 20, 2014 - Jan. 17, 2015

Safe and Sound (Version II), 2014, sound system, lighting, photoluminous vinyl, variable dimensions Soundtrack: OneFinger, Dj OneFinger, 1996.

Born in Israel in 1979, lives and works in Tel Aviv and Berlin since 2013.

Safe and Sound is an installation comprised of a fluorescent material which outlines a checkered pattern on the museum floor, and accompanies a synchronized dialogue between techno music and lighting. In the hall and corridor, lights appear and disappear in synch with the beat, and with them, fluorescent colors. Photoluminous material – normally used for safety signs and also reminiscent of futuristic dance images – is used by Rodeh to mark the dance floor outlines. The music which accompanies the piece is by DJ OneFinger, and the eponymous
track was a highly popular and wellknown techno track in the German nightclubs of the 1990s.

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