Merav Kamel and Halil Balabin

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Curator: Aya Lurie
June 23, 2018 - Nov. 17, 2018

Merav Kamel (b. 1988) and Halil Balabin (b. 1987) have worked together as a couple since 2013 while also maintaining individual artistic practices. Their output – together and apart – is characterized by witty humor, wild imagination, nonsensical spirit, and untamed confrontational inclinations. These attributes serve them in highlighting dark, sensitive, exposed, and painful aspects of individual and social human existence in all its weaknesses and limitations. Their interdisciplinary language, rich in materials and techniques – soft sculpture, painting, drawing, etching, relief, and installation – challenges the mechanisms that underlie culture, thought, society, and representation.

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