Guy Goldstein | Other People’s Problems

Curators: Doreet Levitte Harten, Dalia Levin
Sep. 7, 2013 - Dec. 14, 2013

Born in Israel 1974, lives and works in Tel Aviv and New York
Yes/No Questions, 2013, sound installation
Scars, 2013, sewing thread and ink on cotton

Guy Goldstein’s installation, which is composed of two different parts, touches upon the multifaceted political, social, and cultural aspects of conflict. The first part of this installation consists of dozens of amplifiers whose fronts are covered with stretches of paper resembling drum leather. The sounds emanating from the amplifiers are those of voices repeating the words “yes” and “no” in different languages. The effect is that of a cultural and aesthetic clash between elements suspended in a state of continuous struggle and confrontation, while building up to a final conflict.

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