Lost Scenes

Lost Scenes

In this solo exhibition, the artist familial biography is laid bare. Presenting a collection of reworked photographs from his parents' marriage, which exposes the true nature of their relationship. In personal writing and in the reworking of, both in video and notes, the artist taps into the effects their relationship and culture had on him.

Lost Scenes was part of: Place Relations: Identity in Contemporary Israeli Avan Garde Art.

The program featured solo exhibitions of Yael Bartana, Tamy Ben-Tor, Keren Cytter, Dor Guez, Adi Nes, Barak Zemer, Guy Ben-Ner.

The title of the exhibition refers to the artist's father experiences during the Yom-Kippur war, 1973.

Large prints made in hand-press technique, depict scenes from the battlefield which were photographed by Aharoni's father. Aside, on a display, are presented envelopes and letters, which were sent from Sweden to front and were addressed to Aharoni's father. The letters were written by the father's Swedish girlfriend at the time, and they document the poignant connection between love and war, 


Place Relations -

Identity in Contemporary Israeli Avant-Garde Art


CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York


David Mitchell