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Thu, Feb 1, 2018 8:00pm –


The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Avenue
New York  New York  10028
United States
The Jewish Museum

Tammy Ben-Tor

Photo: Woman’s wrap (chader) and face veil. Herat, Afghanistan, mid-20th century. Cotton wrap, netted veil with silk-thread embroidery. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Mauro Magliani

A chaotic collection of contemporary social axioms is chewed up and vomited out in this new performance, part of a longtime collaboration between artists Tamy Ben-Tor and Miki Carmi. Using readymade plastic masks, fabrics and other props, these creatures become grotesque life size puppets, performing a dance of vanity as they spout ideas which have been legitimized and institutionalized—shedding new light upon the idea of “normal.”