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Tel Aviv Museum of Art
exhibition, dance performance and lecture.
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The series Kontrapunkt brings together dance and visual art in events that link exhibitions at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art with contemporary dance pieces. The events comprise a tour of the exhibition, a dance show and a discussion between curators and artists about expression, interpretation and artistic conventions.
Series curator: Lior Avizoor
Kontrapunkt # 3:
At the borders of the Known: the Uncanny
Iris Erez presents three strangers in an undefined, constantly changing space. Helpless, they seek ways to deal with an indefinite threat.
Michaël Borremans places in his works mysterious figures in ambiguous states. His images are revealed to the viewer with a disturbing chord, exposing absurd and melancholic situations.
Both artists sketch a terrifying sense of tension, an alienness experienced within the familiar. This is the human experience that exists between the known and the obscure, which Freud termed the "uncanny" (Unheimlich).
19:30 – "As Sweet as it Gets", exhibition by Michaël Borremans
20:30 – "Homesick", dance performance by Iris Erez
21:00 – "Home as a philosophical concept", lecture by Professor Hagi Kenaan