Tell Me Something

A Spoken Exhibition

Created by: Ruth Kanner
Curated by: Yair Vardi
Design: Kinneret Kisch
Partners in creation and performers: Shirley Gal, Siwar Awwad, Ronen Babluki, Adi Meirovitch, Bashir Nahara, Ebaa Mundir

 


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The exhibition, “Tell Me Something” presents a new series of speech-acts by the Ruth Kanner Theater Group. The exhibition invites us to listen to the phenomenal mechanisms of the human speech – the surprising ways in which people take action with words: declaring, attacking, complimenting, threatening, seducing, exposing, covering up, creating and dismantling worlds with words. The exhibition extends over both floors of Bet HaGefen Gallery, where visitors are invited to move within and throughout spheres of speech.

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