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Tamy Ben-Tor | the artist






The artist Tamy Ben-Tor
Born 1975, Jerusalem, Israel.
Lives and works in New York, USA, .

Style and technique of the artist: Video, Sydney Biennale,


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"Of course people who are conformist are not gonna like it. Of course people who are less open minded are not gonna like it. But if you like this it means that you are open minded, and you are available to new ideas, and you are one step ahead of your generation…" With a self-absorbed naturalness the words pour out of the mouth of the art critic that artist Tamy Ben-Tor portrays in her video The End of Art.

"Sometimes they mirror my mind’s demons, and sometimes I watch them unfold before me"

My performance includes a few characters: a sick Swedish man, a possessed German woman, a secular Jewish dwarf and a prophet. It has its own soundtrack and is built as one ongoing experience…

Tamy Ben-Tor is a video and performance artist. The holocaust and its denial are frequent themes of her performances.  In the Village Voice, Jerry Saltz explained how “the Holocaust is alive in Ben-Tor’s raw, awkward, cutting work. It isn’t confined to a set of academic gestures or hackneyed responses.”

My performance includes a few characters: a sick Swedish man, a possessed German woman, a secular Jewish dwarf and a prophet. It has its own soundtrack and is built as one ongoing experience…