Hilla Ben Ari | Numerator and Denominator

Curators: Zali Gurevitch, Tsibi Geva, Dalia Levin and Tal Bechler
June 18, 2011 - Sep. 10, 2011

Adagio, 2010, video, 1 min. loop

הילה בן ארי

The strength of the gymnasts is manifested in their stillness. Their bodies are balanced and parallel to one another. She leans against him in a soaring position, a moment preceding a launch that will never take place.
At first glance this appears to be a static photograph freezing a movement, yet on further examination one notices the breaths and slight movements. The two of gymnasts support one another in the Adagio position: he is stable, serves as supportive foundation and she is on top, holding, as if floating in the air to no end.

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