Tomer Sapir, slide from Research of the Full Crypto-Taxidermical Index, 2010-2012, computer PPT, continues loop, photography by Elad Sarig and Hilit Kadouri
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The exhibition UNNATURAL at the Bass Museum of Art, Miami, curated by Tami Katz-Freiman, will be open on 09.09.12-04.11.12.
UNNATURAL will present scientific, romantic, conceptual, poetic, sensual and ecological conceptions of nature through a variety of strategies that reflect advances in technology in the twenty-first century. The works in the exhibition question conventional means and methods of representing the natural world and metaphorically embody both the paradoxical longing to fuse with nature and the threat embedded in such fusion. The works in UNNATURAL thus reflect a cultivated, synthetic, manipulated nature, which includes allusions to science as manifestations of a reality oscillating between the real and imaginary
Amongst the artist exhibiting are Michal Shamir and Tomer Sapir.