Seven stories, seven puzzles
July 30, 2014 15:15
An eye-opening exhibition at the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion conveys the message that our eyes often deceive us, our ears can mislead us.
‘Inferno,’ Yael Bartana, 2013..
(photo credit:COURTESY HELENA RUBINSTEIN PAVILION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART)
There is a quote attributed to author Brandon Sanderson, that “the purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” In the heart of Tel Aviv, seven highly talented video artists are providing many such questions, telling stories that soothe, challenge, amuse, anger, attract, repulse and, most of all, puzzle their audiences in an exhibition called “Story Time: Or Was It?” Currently on show at the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, “Story Time” conveys the message that our eyes often deceive us, our ears can mislead us, and our hearts and minds can rarely be trusted to tell us what is “real” and what is not.