Yael Eban

Work

General Assembly

General Assembly

An examination of a space that exists between the public and private archives that represent the artist’s family history. The body of work is a series of photographic combinations or collages that oscillate between contradictions: the public and private, the rational and emotional, and the documentary and interpretive. The result is a reflection on the parameters of the archive and the lives of photographs as objects in a digital age.

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White Night

White Night

White Night refers to a night in which it never gets completely dark. Shot during bouts of insomnia, the images evoke the distinct solitude of jet lag in a strange city.

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Desert Conquest

Desert Conquest

A project inspired by the historical Israeli initiative to make the desert bloom into a lush and habitable oasis. Rather than surveying the results of the Zionist initiative, this series highlights the desert’s universality, frightening vastness, uncharted beauty, and unique ability to surprise.

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Tzabar

Tzabar

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.

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Kyanos

Kyanos

Kyanos is a double-­sided poster comprised of found cyanotypes from the vernacular photography collection of Peter J. Cohen.

18x24 inches

Edition of 500

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