the project is a collaboration with Raya Bruckenthal
E.T. Sculpture: Wood, installation: painted plywood boards. dimensions E.T. Sculpture: 120_90_90 cm, installation: variable
exhibited at Mani House Tel Aviv 2010, Tel Aviv Museum of Art 2002, Artists’ Studio gallery Tel Aviv 2002.
sculpture, as a singular traditional piece.
The walls and floor are paneled with wood too, in a style reminiscent of the interior design of modernist homes and public institutions.
The installation seems copied from another environment, thereby provoking an experience of memory together with its wear and tear embodied in the decline of the wood.
The E.T. character, in the sculptural installation The Baron E.T. von Home, is an aristocrat that had lost his fortune and went bankrupt.
This image is bound with the world of popular cinema and its commerciality and with the “new aristocrats” it produces - the celebrities - a class that is not inherited but attained through exposure, media and publicity.
In the installation, the plastic american doll, a duplicable merchandize product, was hand-crafted in wood, reminding a carved European troll
Installation view, Mani house Tel Aviv 2010 | photos Elad Sarig
Full version of The Baron E.T. von Home, Installation view, Artists’ Studio gallery Tel Aviv 2002 | photos Stanislav Levor
THE BARON E.T. VON HOME drawings - a collaboration with Raya Bruckenthal
exhibited at The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Positive Discrimination exhibition, 2002
SPACE 1 (BAUHOUS SCHOOL CLASROOM) 2002 a collaboration with Raya Bruckenthal
Pencil on paper, dimensions: 70*100 cm