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The Empire Shoots Back: From Survival Labor to Political Action in Mizrahi Feminist Video Art

December 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Empire Shoots Back: From Survival Labor to Political Action in Mizrahi Feminist Video Art

The Empire Shoots Back: From Survival Labor to Political Action in Mizrahi Feminist Video ArtThe Empire Shoots Back: From Survival Labor to Political Action in Mizrahi Feminist Video Art

Thursday, December 10, 2020
9:00 – 10:00 AM EST
Via Zoom

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Join us and Vered Nissim, in conversation with Dr. Sivan Rajuan Shtang, in the second Studio Israel: Conversation Series.

Vered Nissim is an Israeli based visual artist, mostly focused on photography and video installations. The home and family sphere is her primary source material, showing an insider point of view on immigration, social mobility, and capitalist myths, in particular ones that relate to the perception of femininity.

Dr. Sivan Rajuan Shtang is a visual culture scholar interested in the various modes of intersection between the axis of race, class, gender, and sexuality in Israeli and Zionist art and visual culture.

A pilot partnership between the Schusterman Center, Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, and the Jewish Arts Collaborative, and chaired by artist Caron Tabb, this group will bring together leaders across artforms and backgrounds to understand how Israeli art represents the swath of cultural opportunities and challenges that face Israel currently. With a focus on female artists of diverse Israeli backgrounds, we’ll dive deep into what Israel is today.

Series made possible with generous support from CJP Arts & Culture.

The next events in the series will take place 9:00 – 10:00 AM EST: 

  • Thursday, February 11, 2021
  • Thursday, April 8, 2021

Questions? Email Amy Powell.

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Date:
December 10, 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Organizer

Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
Phone:
781-736-2166
Email:
scis@brandeis.edu
Website:
https://www.brandeis.edu/israel-center/