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Michal Rovner, ‘Data Zone, Cultures Table #3’, 2003, National Museum of Women in the Arts
Michal Rovner, ‘Data Zone, Cultures Table #3’, 2003, National Museum of Women in the Arts
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Michal Rovner

Data Zone, Cultures Table #3, 2003

Steel table, 6 petri dishes, 4 monitors, glass plates, lighting and digital files
33 × 118 1/2 × 31 1/2 in
83.8 × 301 × 80 cm
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© 2014 Michal Rovner / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta …
Michal Rovner
Israeli, b. 1957
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Michal Rovner's layered and intentionally ambiguous work touches on the processes of historical documentation, archaeology, science, and choreography to activate states of probing. Her installations are constructed out of materials ranging from symbolic stones to a video-photography-printmaking hybrid of her own invention. Rovner places actors in her short film pieces, however, they are shrouded in black and often difficult to differentiate against the backdrop of the desert, making them emblematic and anonymous figures, as in her 2003 short film More. At the other end of the spectrum are her works Makom I and _II_ (2007-2008), four-walled installations built out of cubic stones that were once part of Israeli and Palestinian homes in which Rovner used ancient stone masonry techniques to construct the structures.

Michal Rovner, ‘Data Zone, Cultures Table #3’, 2003, National Museum of Women in the Arts
Michal Rovner, ‘Data Zone, Cultures Table #3’, 2003, National Museum of Women in the Arts
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About the work
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© 2014 Michal Rovner / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta …
Michal Rovner
Israeli, b. 1957
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Michal Rovner's layered and intentionally ambiguous work touches on the processes of historical documentation, archaeology, science, and choreography to activate states of probing. Her installations are constructed out of materials ranging from symbolic stones to a video-photography-printmaking hybrid of her own invention. Rovner places actors in her short film pieces, however, they are shrouded in black and often difficult to differentiate against the backdrop of the desert, making them emblematic and anonymous figures, as in her 2003 short film More. At the other end of the spectrum are her works Makom I and _II_ (2007-2008), four-walled installations built out of cubic stones that were once part of Israeli and Palestinian homes in which Rovner used ancient stone masonry techniques to construct the structures.

Michal Rovner

Data Zone, Cultures Table #3, 2003

Steel table, 6 petri dishes, 4 monitors, glass plates, lighting and digital files
33 × 118 1/2 × 31 1/2 in
83.8 × 301 × 80 cm
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