The Museum der Moderne Salzburg is proud to present a comprehensive survey of Israeli sculptor and video installation artist Sigalit Landau. Presented at both the museum’s venues―Rupertinum and Mönchsberg―the exhibition constitutes Landau’s first solo show at a museum in the German-
Exhibition July 6–November 17, 2019. Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg , Mönchsberg 32 -
Sigalit Landau (b. Jerusalem, IL, 1969) is one of Israel’s most prominent contemporary artists of her generation. For over fifteen years, the Dead Sea has been a source of inspiration and a laboratory for Landaus’ video works, photographic series’ and salt sculptures. Her site-
The artist describes her salt pieces as conceptual readymades. In the galleries of the museum at the Mönchsberg, she will arrange them in site specific choreographed installations. A selection of her videos, which relate to the Dead Sea and also to the Mediterranean seashore, will be shown on two gallery floors at the Rupertinum. In these works, Landau addresses questions of female identity and bodily experience as well as the political situation in Israel and the man-
The daughter of Jewish immigrants with Austrian roots, Sigalit Landau grew up in Jerusalem; her family also spent several years in Philadelphia and London. She studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. Over the past twenty-
Curators: Thorsten Sadowsky with Marijana Schneider
Sigalit Landau, Littoral, 2017. Readymades (stool, fishing nets, crocheted tablecloths, woven wicker cradle), coated in salt crystals. Photo: YotamFrom.
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