Esther Naor: The Object is Present
Curated by Shlomit Dror
November 19 - December 20, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 19, 6-8pm
DUMBO Art Walk: Thursday December 3, 6-8pm
A daughter of Iraqi-Jewish immigrants, who migrated to Israel in 1950, Naor examines and photographs her mother's miniature object collection she ceremoniously amassed over the years. Returning to her childhood home, Naor's attention is drawn to there souvenirs and trinkets that occupy visible spaces in this domestic environment, raising questions about interior aesthetics and identity, and mother-daughter relationship. In her photographs, Naor captures each miniature individually, offering an objective, quasi-clinical representation.
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