Talia Link | Cabinets of Wonder in Contemporary Art

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

Born in Israel, 1984

Witches, 2012, series of 7 digital prints
V, 2012, video, 4:00 min.


Talia Link’s video work V presents the artist’s take on the subject of witches – dominant women who once played an important communal role as leaders, healers, and religious figures. In the course of the 15th century, the perception of these women was transformed and they came to be marginalized and persecuted as demonic figures. According to Link, witches have since been unjustly misrepresented and maligned. This video encourages female viewers to view these women as their predecessors, and to identify with an influential female legacy that goes back thousands of years.

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