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Yael Kanarek

Horizon , 2007

Straight pins, rubber words in three languages: English, Arabic, Hebrew
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We draw a horizon to initiate a world: Once 'One' is divided, things can grow. This horizon …

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Yael Kanarek
American, b. 1967
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Yael Kanarek’s multimedia works explore the relationship between language and emotion, between movement and identity. Her installations often feature words in delicate, lace-like strings of moulded rubber letters in multiple languages, including Hebrew, Arabic, and English. Kanarek is best known for her ongoing project begun in 1994, World of Awe, a virtual travelogue synthesizing photography, sculpture, and text. The fictional traveler is gender-less and nation-less, wandering in an alternate reality called Sunset/Sunrise and leaving behind love letters.

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We draw a horizon to initiate a world: Once 'One' is divided, things can grow. This horizon is written-drawn with the words Sunset/Sunrise. While the horizon defines difference in space, sunset/sunrise defines difference in time. As metaphor for future, who owns the horizon? This horizon is drawn in three …

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Yael Kanarek
American, b. 1967
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Yael Kanarek’s multimedia works explore the relationship between language and emotion, between movement and identity. Her installations often feature words in delicate, lace-like strings of moulded rubber letters in multiple languages, including Hebrew, Arabic, and English. Kanarek is best known for her ongoing project begun in 1994, World of Awe, a virtual travelogue synthesizing photography, sculpture, and text. The fictional traveler is gender-less and nation-less, wandering in an alternate reality called Sunset/Sunrise and leaving behind love letters.

Yael Kanarek

Horizon , 2007

Straight pins, rubber words in three languages: English, Arabic, Hebrew
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New York , Los Angeles , San Francisco
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