Noah Raz Melamed | Cabinets of Wonder in Contemporary Art

Curators: Dalia Levin, Daria Kaufmann and Ghila Limon
Sep. 8, 2012 - Dec. 29, 2012

Born in Israel, 1962

Transparent Soil, 2012, installation, mixed media

Noah Raz Melamed’s installation is concerned with the relations between nature and culture. The shelves are covered with a mixture of “natural” seeds and cultural artifacts related to agriculture: an image of a farmer tilling a field, porcelain seeds, statues of oxen and songbirds, taxidermied field mice, cutouts based on photographs of sprouts grown by the artist, and jars containing plants created in a tissue culture laboratory.

Noah Raz Melamed

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