Our contemporary life surrounding us in a surplus of images that demand so much attention from us and make us numb to experience life fully with all our senses. Chish Chush Tours offers people urban adventure in which our image saturated life is disrupted by moments of real sensual experience. The company takes visitors on […]
Humans have physical, emotional, and cultural mechanisms that serve to sustain survival and reproduction. It is only natural that, without much reflection, they continue to perform the function which they were born to execute– producing new generations of children at a rate of 131.4 million births per year. Millions of children are born into a […]
Sketches for a future project.
This project looks on how women have been portrayed in myths, fairy tales, and folklore, and how those restrictive archetypes contributed to the empowerment of the pervasive patriarchy. I inhabit roles, such as the witch, and depict her doing everyday activities. These depictions upend the long-standing view of these “dangerous,” powerful outcasts by placing them […]
This video is based on “Before the Law,” a short story by Franz Kafka. A woman trying in vain to gain entrance through a gate in the middle of an empty landscape. She spends her entire life trying to get permission from the gatekeeper to enter, but her wish is never granted. When the woman […]
Returning to the 7th Circle of the Lower Bottom (Circle of Ego) depicts a scenario in which the protagonist, a woman artist, encounters her Ego—a grotesque monster named Fraat—who repeatedly screams its name and forces the artist to dig her own grave. The encounter takes place in a zone called the 7th Circle of the […]
Bliss Drips–H20 Mobile Boutique® is a hybrid between a mobile ice cream cart, a juice bar and a custom- designed perfume boutique and serves as a traveling water outlet. Water experts dressed in company lab uniforms attend the cart and provide guidance and assist visitors in choosing their individual water mixtures. Experts mix the formulas […]
Contemporary Sync stages synchronized actions using personal gadgets like cell phones in public spaces. It looks at the spectrum of new gestures that entered our daily repertoire of body movements in the past decade because of the use of those gadgets. This is a choreography of new forms of social synchronized body gestures of contemporary […]
During a series of workshops at Art Cube Artists’ Studios in Jerusalem participants imagined different histories to Israel by making fictitious archaeological artifacts from recycled materials.
The power of archaeology in nationalist struggles springs from the fiction that archaeology is an objective science and from the obfuscation of the political endeavor. Nationalists use archaeology both to prove their myths dispassionately and to reveal and reconstruct an “authentic” objectified heritage.” – Archeology as a Political Action Randall H. McGuire, University of California […]
Using the vast archive of photographic imagery available online, this project addresses the constructs of identity and image. Searching “happy woman in relationship” on Google Image, I find common themes in the photographic archive and then reenact the reenactments of the happy couples in the images. I then manipulate them with Photoshop to create compositions […]
JoyAbound® is a fictitious company that provides advice to women about how to lead a happier life. This project addresses the constructs of identity as articulated through Internet advertising, imagery, and text. JoyAbound® is constructed as a trade show booth within the gallery. The main section of the performance has a reception desk, attended by […]