Yael Bartana makes work largely about her conflicted homeland. She has an exceptionally sensitive eye for public ritual and ceremony, both organized and spontaneous. Her videos document such moments, often slowing them down or editing them in ways that focus on the intimate actions that define a person's public persona and private uncertainties.
Essays by Galit Eilat and Charles Esche.
Published by Veenman Publishers, Rotterdam.
Softcover, 6.5 x 8 in. / 16.5 x 20.25 cm.