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The Desert

2013
One video channel, four sound channels, silk print on fabric
12:10 minutes duration
Dimensions variable

The work unfolds four parallel stories of four optional scenarios of one small family. The scenarios are narrated simultaneously on four MP3 instruments - each includes only one story.

 

The video consists of edited 'Street View' (Google Maps) images of Negev and Judea deserts, located on Israel's south. The carpets are digitalized Persian carpet made of silk print on fabric.

The work uses the encounter of the psychological with the contemporary ways of producing an image, in order to question the creation of truth and memories.