RESIDENT ALIEN I And II, 1997

I hammered the metal floor of a standard sea cargo container with heat. As a result, the container’s floor resembled a landscape reminiscent of the Judean Desert. Visitors were given the opportunity to enter the container and climb the terrain, In the top right corner of the container, I hung an intriguing box in which a small radio was playing music. Upon inserting their heads in the box, viewers found themselves rising from an Eastern toilet hole.

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Resident Alien I, Documenta X, Kassel. Curator: Catherine Davide, 1997

Resident Alien II — the Israeli pavilion in the Venice Art Biennial, 1997