Critical Writing Index

Shalom Gorewitz: Metaphoric Image Manipulator

by Victor Ancona

Videography, Nov. 1980, v. 5, no. 11, pp. 62-67

Video artist, curator and professor Shalom Gorewitz discusses his involvement in the world of video art. As an artist, he is recognized for the production of numerous series including titles such as: Color Field Abstractions, Poetry Videotapes and Dance Videotapes. Gorewitz tactfully edits and synthesizes his work with music in order to create the ambiance of a metaphoric dream world. Pieces such as Gorewitz's Excavations investigates personal metaphors dealing with the notions of the identity, history and the homeland in Jerusalem.

ITEM 1980.071 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

ParataxisShalom Gorewitz

Dance This Mess AroundShalom Gorewitz

Chicago SunsetShalom Gorewitz

DesireShalom Gorewitz

Travelin' Round the WorldShalom Gorewitz

ExcavationsShalom Gorewitz

Oleg's DesireShalom Gorewitz

Measures of VolatilityShalom Gorewitz

TravelsShalom Gorewitz