Critical Writing Index

Video Essay questions religious apocalypse

by Barbara Shainbaum

Jewish Tribune, Apr. 11, 2008

A short article on B.H. Yael's Trading the Future which ran at the 21st Image Festival. The Israeli born - Toronto based video artist investigates in her new work the relationship between God and environmental issues. The film draws parallels between the religious and the secular regarding issues of death, human comodification and politics. Ultimately, the film questionS how one should and could have a quality relationship with the environment.

ITEM 2008.078 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Trading the FutureB.H. Yael