Respire

Respire | Works from the Lemaître Video Art Collection

Curator: Marie Shek
June 23, 2018 - Nov. 17, 2018

לוגו העונה צרפת-ישראל 2018

Artists: Clément Cogitore, Yang Fudong, Hayoun Kwon, Mohau Modisakeng, Sebastián Díaz Morales, Arash Nassiri, Enrique Ramírez, Anri Sala, Qingmei Yao

The exhibition features works by nine video artists from eight countries: Albania, Argentina, Chile, China, France, Iran, South Africa, and South Korea. Exploring identity, both individual and national, and historic events – from military coups and political upheaval to mass migrations – and their iconography, the varied works engage, each in its own way, with the Western hegemony and with colonialism and its ramifications. This is an opportunity for an encounter with different cultures through the eyes and dreams of international artists. All the artists on view engage, in one way or another, with an exploration of their identity and culture of origin, and their videos provoke thought and empathy.

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