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Oil/Water—Mother/Daughter: Video and Photography by Mor Arkadir

March 9, 2008 - June 22, 2008

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The documentary film Oil, Water (2005) and photograph Overlap (2004) by Mor Arkadir, winner of the 2005 Adi Prize for Jewish Expression in Art and Design, explore the intersection between the artist’s secular world and her mother’s religious observance. Oil, Water is a 14-minute film depicting a 24-hour road trip in which mother and daughter confront generational differences, conflicting belief systems, and engine troubles. Arkadir's portrait Overlap depicts a microcosm of Israeli society that is at once diverse and contradictory.

Presented in conjunction with artis: Israeli Contemporary Art in New York


Mor Arkadir
Oil, Water, 2005
Video
14 min.
Collection of the artist

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