About the exhibition
in collaboration with Daniel Landau, Dana Shalev, Effi Weiss & Amir Borenstein
On view February 5 – March 19, 2016.
The James Gallery presents internationally-acclaimed choreographer
Arkadi Zaides’ first solo exhibition in New York. Zaides and his
collaborators explore gestures of everyday life through the use of
documentary footage. The artworks focus on the Israeli-Palestine
conflict to reveal different discourses of human rights. The exhibition
includes the two-channel video installation
Capture Practice (2014) made
Effi Weiss & Amir Borenstein; the world-premiere of The
(2016) made in collaboration with documentary filmmaker Dana
Shalev; and the multidisciplinary artist Daniel Landau’s 360 video
Time-Motion Study (2016).
Zaides will perform
on February 9 and 10 at 7:30pm as part of New York Live Arts'
Live Ideas Festival: MENA/Future.
Cosponsored by Social Choreography Mellon Seminar in Public Engagement and Collaborative Research in the Humanities; Earth and Environmental Sciences & Environmental Psychology Programs; The Middle East and Middle East American Center at The Graduate Center, CUNY, and supported in part by Artis Foundation for Contemporary Art.