Yael Eban

Tzabar

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tzabar is the Hebrew word for cactus. It is also slang for a person born in Israel, a native to the land. The cactus is an analogy for the Israeli personality: overtly tough, but benevolent under the surface. This series is a negotiation of place, in which the artist experiences the Israeli landscape as both insider and outsider, native and transplant.