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Statement

For her exhibition at Museo Tamayo, Yael Davids (Kibbutz Tzuba, Israel, 1968) fuses texts, objects, and materials (wood, strings, and glass plates), pictures of Cornelia Gurlitt, and performances which activate the installation.

Press Release

Dying is a Solo revolves around four women whose knowledge was not duly recognized and this, as a consequence, forced them to lead lives marked by tragic events and have their memories subjected to condemnation: artist Cornelia Gurlitt (Germany 1890-1919), writer and poetess Else Lasker-Schüler (Germany 1869-1945), Rahel Varnhagen (Germany, 1771-1833), and empress Iulia Aquilia Severa (d. 222).

Dying is a Solo revolves around four women whose knowledge was not duly recognized and this, as a consequence, forced them to lead lives marked by tragic events and have their memories subjected to condemnation: artist Cornelia Gurlitt (Germany 1890-1919), writer and poetess Else Lasker-Schüler (Germany 1869-1945), Rahel Varnhagen (Germany, 1771-1833), and empress Iulia Aquilia Severa (d. 222).

Through her work, the artist examines the appropriation forms of historic, personal and political narratives, as well as juxtaposing different attributes of the objects she produces. She also builds a …

Location

Paseo de la Reforma #51
Bosque de Chapultepec
Mexico City, D.F., MX