residency: April 2015
Udi Edelman and Omer Krieger (Israel)
- Omer Krieger
- is an artist and curator who composes performative actions, political situations, forms of assembly and civic choreographies in public spaces. Krieger studies the public experience and the performance of the state, and is interested in the relations between art, citizenship, politics and action. Co-founder of the performative research body Public Movement, Krieger has served for the last four years as artistic director of Under the Mountain: New Public Art Festival, as part of the Jerusalem Season of Culture.
- Udi Edelman
- is a curator and the director of research and academic connections at the Israeli Center for Digital Art; Co-editor of Mafte’akh, an academic journal for political thought (mafteakh.tau.ac.il/en). His research and work deals with history and different gestures of art regarding truth and fiction, mythos and ethos. Among his projects are “Histories”(2013) that dealt with the notion of ‘historically interventional art’; HeLa: Formations of Human Existence”(2014) about the post-human condition; and “State