Tamar Ettun | No-Nonsense – VideoZone

Curators: Antonio Geusa and Dalia Levin
Dec. 6, 2008 - Feb. 14, 2009

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תמר אטון
Tamar Ettun challenges the boundaries of bodily pain and danger, using the body as an inanimate object in everyday situations, a type of absurd sculpture obeying various physical laws. She sets ostensibly illogical or pointless goals for herself: distorting her body into a weather vane of sorts that spins on a rooftop; hanging from an electric pole; climbing up traffic signs in a hopeless attempt to remove pairs of shoes hanging from the trees; and performing as an acrobat without a safety net (and without audience).

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