Arts & Culture

Hump Day Art: Artist Afloat in the Dead Sea

In her tryptich of videos called CycleSpun, currently up at MoMA, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau employs water, landscapes, and the body to explore the cyclical nature of life and religion. All three videos — Day Done, DeadSee and Barbed Hula … Read More

By / April 30, 2008

In her tryptich of videos called CycleSpun, currently up at MoMA, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau employs water, landscapes, and the body to explore the cyclical nature of life and religion. All three videos — Day Done, DeadSee and Barbed Hula — are set in Israel, and provide the viewer with scenes that are at once engrossing, disturbing and beautiful. Here are some stills from the videos, and an image from the instillation, which is lit by Dead Sea salt-encrusted chandeliers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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