Within Reach ~ מרחק נגיעה
Ashdod Museum of Art | Curator: Iris Mendel | 2016
"Dana Darvish's works, presented in three different locations, are linked by a thematic and formal connection that gradually unfolds throughout the exhibition. The works are characterized by a dark monochromatic palette, and revolve around a static female figure that undergoes transformation, or rather – is trapped in a state of transforming, unable to leave or escape. Like three enigmatic Venuses in different poses, connected to one another in a genealogical relation. The videos and the photograph, created in the technique of collage, are comprised of images that the artist selected from ready-made photographs and films. Out of these "archeological" layers and the interplay between the tangible and the ephemeral, emerges a new, fabricated, and anonymous identity..."
Untitled (After Man Ray)
Inkjet print on archival paper, 120x80cm, 2015
Slave To The Rhythm