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Mon Algérie | Screening and artist talk

  • Art Cube Artists' Studios 26 HaOman Street Jerusalem Israel (map)

Dan Robert Lahiani | Renana Aldor

Dan Robert Lahiani and Renana Aldor, two Jerusalem based artists are meeting to discuss their creative approach revolving around their family past in Algeria under French colonialism. 

La Femme qui Cherche (2015) by Renana Aldor
Duration: 07’30’’
An abstract journey in search of a hidden matriarchal figure, inspired by the artist's late grandmother Esther and her memories of Oran, her native city on the northwestern Mediterranean coast of Algeria. The viewer experiences the journey through passing along four miniature domestic spaces: The office, the bathroom, the kitchen and the living room.

The Orphan’s Gift (2017) by Dan R. Lahiani
Duration: 29’30’’
The video piece confronts the structure of French language with the discovery of the modern tower of Jerusalem: Migdal Ha-ïr. The traumatic journey of a child during the Algerian War will make both entities transcend to a sacred level, through body movements, words, and introspective testimonies.

Studio 3 is an art project initiated by Dan Robert Lahiani, which includes screening and lectures dealing the field of moving image.

Thursday, October 18 at 7:30pm | Art Cube Artists’ Studios, Studio 3, 26 HaOman St, Jerusalem