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Nir Evron and Norman M. Klein in Dialogue
Jul 13, 2014
Sunday, July 13, 2014, 3pm at LA><ART
Image: Nir Evron, Oriental Arch (2009)
Nir Evron is an artist and filmmaker based in Tel Aviv, Israel. He has shown extensively in biennales, festivals, galleries and museums, including the 19th Biennale of Sydney (2014), The Israel Museum (2014), The International Center for Photography Triennial, New York (2013), The Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris (2012), The Tel Aviv Center for Contemporary Art (2011) and the 6th Berlin Biennale (2010). In 2015 the artist will present a solo exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Evron is represented by Chelouche Gallery in Tel Aviv.
Norman M. Klein is a cultural critic, media historian and novelist. Among his best-known work: The History of Forgetting: Los Angeles and the Erasure of Memory; The Vatican to Vegas: The History of Special Effects; Bleeding Through: Layers of Los Angeles, 1920-86; Freud in Coney Island and Other Tales; and Seven Minutes: the Life and Death of the American Animated Cartoon. His most recent book is a wunderroman (a print novel that is combined with a media interface of 2,200 rare images), entitled, The Imaginary 20th Century, it has just been published by ZKM (Karlsruhe). His forthcoming book History of the Present: The Dismantling of the American Psyche will be published by Verso in 2015. He is a professor at the California Institute of the Arts.