Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Shimon Attie, internationally renowned artist
The Abraham Matlofsky Memorial Program
Cosponsored by Mason Gross School of the Arts
Shimon Attie, a New York-based, internationally renowned visual artist, will present and discuss his video and photographic installations that seek to re-imagine the relationships between space, time, place and identity. His presentation will feature his artwork which focused on second world war era European sites and video installations that draw on the memories of Israelis and Palestinians currently living in New York City.
CAPTION: "I remember when we lived in a tenement on the top floor in very bad condition. It was like a dream....," lasers writing out senior's memory, on-location installation and chromogenic photograph, 1998, by Shimon Attie, courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
CAPTION: At Portico of Octavia, On-location slide projection, Rome, Italy, 40"X50" (101X127cm) lambda photograph, 2002, by Shimon Attie, courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York