Yael Bartana & Dani Gal

Yael Bartana & Dani Gal

Polish artist and Holocaust survivor Alina Szapocznikow often reflected on the ephemeral condition of human life in her work. This program presents the work of two contemporary filmmakers who provide context to her experiences. In Dani Gal’s Nacht und Nebel (Night and Fog, 2011, 22 min.), policemen transport the ashes of notorious Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann. Yael Bartana explores an imaginary world in which Polish Jews form a fictional Jewish Renaissance Movement in her Polish Trilogy: Mary Koszmary (Nightmares, 2007, 11 min.); Mur i Wie?za (Wall and Tower, 2009, 15 min.); and Zamach (Assassination, 2011, 35 min).

In conjunction with the exhibition Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone,1955–1972.

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