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.
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.
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.
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.