Critical Writing Index

Solitary Refinement: Guy Ben-ner

by HG Master

ArtAsianPacific, Nov. 2009, no. 66, p. 1

For artist Guy Ben-ner, the joys and sorrows of family life have been cetral subjects in his videos for more than a decade. Performing the role of father and artist simultaneously- with his wife and children as cast and crew. Ben-Ner's activities are home movie making and reality-television rolled together, revealing that the emotional life of parents and the guerilla tactics of conceptual artist can be married into a DIY cinema produced by the family, for the family.

ITEM 2009.155 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Moby DickGuy Ben-Ner

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