Gal Weinstein | Sun Stand Still | 57th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia

Israeli Pavillion | curated by Tami Katz-Freiman
13 May – 26 November 2017

Sun Stand Still, a site-specific installation by Gal Weinstein, is an exploration of the human desire to stop time. Reflecting a fascination with actual and potential forms of creation and destruction, progress and devastation, this project critically engages with the mythological and Romantic images embedded in Israel’s collective memory. The installation's title refers to the biblical miracle performed by the ancient Israelite leader Joshua Bin-Nun, who sought to win his battle against the kings of Canaan before darkness fell. By commanding the sun to stop in its course, Bin-Nun attempted to arrest the passage of time.

At the gallery: 
Roee Rosen
The Dust Channel
Preview 20 settembre 2017 h 18.30 
21 settembre - 4 novembre 2017