The Art Video | New Media Lounge, located in the CONTEXT Art Miami Pavilion, will present a hand-picked selection of video art sourced from museums, private collections and art institutions around the globe, specially curated by Julia Draganovic, and Claudia Loffelholz, founders of LaRete Art Projects.
A public realm commission, The Lift, appears as an elevator bursting through the pristine and seductive shopping district of Liverpool One.
September 1-30, 2012, WFC Winter Garden, NYC
CultureStream presents a video fresco which alludes to Federico Fellini’s La Dolce Vita. “Telegrams on the Table” includes contributions by several of Fellini’s close friends, namely Fabio Mauri and Pier Paolo Pasolini as well as contemporary artists, filmmakers, philosophers, and composers.
Produced by Artis and Bluebeard productions
In the mesmerizing video art of Oded Hirsch, who is now having his first solo exhibition in New York, the communal labors of the kibbutz become haunting performances.....
Critic's Pick by Jerry Saltz in New York Magazine
......I was stunned by how many people worked remarkably hard so that such a simple thing might be given to one person. Hirsch evokes our eternal need to build towers of Babel to touch the gods.
........In each of these impeccably produced documentary-style videos, Hirsch stages seemingly pointless physical ordeals sharing some of the kooky compulsion depicted in Werner Herzog’s film, Fitzcarraldo. Hirsch doesn’t gather a cast to pull a steamship over a mud-slick mountain, but the dream behind that effort—to bring opera to the Amazon—is not unlike Hirsch’s desire to unite people for the purpose of making art; both put art under scrutiny while locating it outside traditional comfort zones.......
In four short, beguiling films - all shot in Israel and all without dialogue - Oded Hirsch offers poignant visions, grand and small, of spiritual fulfillment.....
The show runs through April 22nd
The show includes four recent video works and large scale photographs. In this show the most recent ambitious video work, 'Nothing New', which was produced as part of Six Points Fellowship, is premiered.
December 2011 issue select Tochka as the highlight of 'The Workers' show at MASS MoCA
Selected as 2011 New York film grant recipient for the production of 'Nothing New'
'The Workers' curated by Susan Cross and Carla Herrera Prats
The work TOCHKA will be featured in the show
On view untill April 2012
Selected as a Six Points Fellow for 2011-2012
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