Critical Writing Index


by Vardit Gross

ArtReview, Mar. 2011, no. 48, p. 133

This review of the 2010/2011 exhibition Neo-Barbarism shows a number of video works which address conflict in the Middle East. The article describes how many of the videos use elements of the absurd and the macabre to portray the harsh reality of these conflicts, and how others play with questions of control.

ITEM 2011.037 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

HilariousRoee Rosen

To Be Continued...Sharif Waked

Black and White RuleMaya Zack

Can't Put My Finger OnGal Weinstein

SchlagfixSharon Balaban