HISTORY

GLASSHOUSE had several phases until it became what it is today.

Below is a list that might help trace back how it all started.

Prologue (2001-2007):

The Burned Forest

  • THE BURNED FOREST PROJECT

    THE BURNED FOREST PROJECT

  • GATHERING SITE #2

    GATHERING SITE #2

  • GATHERING SITE #3

    GATHERING SITE #3

  • GATHERING SITE #4

    GATHERING SITE #4

  • GATHERING SITE #5

    GATHERING SITE #5

  • THE BURNED FOREST PROJECT

    THE BURNED FOREST PROJECT

  • TIERGARTEN 1

    TIERGARTEN 1

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Phase 1 (2007)

The Virtual Glasshouse

Weekly performance at our home.
Viewed only on our website, Tuesdays @ 10pm.
“Doors” closed 1 minute after show started. No late entrances.


Location: www.dotan-perry.com/tuesdays
Duration: 9 months

  • Couldn't Help It

    Couldn't Help It

  • Our Bed

    Our Bed

  • Will U Comb My Hair?

    Will U Comb My Hair?

Phase 2 (2008)

The Physical Glasshouse

Our entire home as an installation.
Hosting the public.
Exhibitions. Live performances. Opening hours.
Guided tours in our home.

Location: 8 Hashomer Street, Tel-Aviv
Duration: 9 months (evacuated by landlord under the claim of unauthorized activity)

Life in co-existence with art.
Giving up privacy.
Exploring the condition of transparency.

  • PHASE 2 INSTALLATION 1

    PHASE 2 INSTALLATION 1

  • PHASE 2 INSTALLATION 2

    PHASE 2 INSTALLATION 2

  • PHASE 2 INSTALLATION 3

    PHASE 2 INSTALLATION 3

  • PHASE 2 LIVE PERFORMANCE DOLLHOUSE 1

    PHASE 2 LIVE PERFORMANCE DOLLHOUSE 1

  • PHASE 2 LIVE PERFORMANCE DOLLHOUSE

    PHASE 2 LIVE PERFORMANCE DOLLHOUSE

  • PHASE 2 <<LIVE PERFORMANCE>> 'PROBABLY ASKING FOR IT'

    PHASE 2 <<LIVE PERFORMANCE>> 'PROBABLY ASKING FOR IT'

  • PHASE 2 <<LIVE PERFORMANCE>> 'PROBABLY ASKING FOR IT'

    PHASE 2 <<LIVE PERFORMANCE>> 'PROBABLY ASKING FOR IT'

Phase 3 (2009)

The Glasshouse as a Laboratory

Artist-in-residence program // dynamic exhibition, educational program // long durational performances, 1/1 performances// laboratory.
open 24/7 by appointment 

Location: 3 Hashomer Street, Tel-Aviv
Duration: 12 months

  • PHASE 3 INSTALLATION

    PHASE 3 INSTALLATION

  • PHASE 3 INSTALLATION

    PHASE 3 INSTALLATION

  • PHASE 3 RESIDENT ARTIST BRANKO MILISKOVIC

    PHASE 3 RESIDENT ARTIST BRANKO MILISKOVIC

  • PHASE 3 RESIDENT ARTIST ANNA KONJETZKY

    PHASE 3 RESIDENT ARTIST ANNA KONJETZKY

  • PHASE 3 RESIDENT ARTIST SARAH STEINWACHS

    PHASE 3 RESIDENT ARTIST SARAH STEINWACHS

  • PHASE 3 HOMAGE PERFORMANCE TO MARINA ABRAMOVIC

    PHASE 3 HOMAGE PERFORMANCE TO MARINA ABRAMOVIC

Phase 4 (2010)

Glasshouse in an Art Institute

9000 square feet of empty space. Street level.
Glass window. Shower on the first floor, toilet and kitchen on the basement floor.
Entrance door no longer marks the border.
Visual transparency. Staff. No privacy.

Location: Marina Abramovic Institute West, 575 Sutter Street, San Francisco
Duration: 3 months

Creating an autonomy within an institution.
Accessible 24/7. People 24/7. Constructing time

  • PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE

    PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE

  • PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE 2

    PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE 2

  • PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE

    PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE

  • PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE

    PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE

  • PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE

    PHASE 4 DAILY ROUTINE

  • PHASE 4 24H PERFORMANCE

    PHASE 4 24H PERFORMANCE

  • PHASE 4 24H PERFORMANCE

    PHASE 4 24H PERFORMANCE

  • PHASE 4 24H PERFORMANCE

    PHASE 4 24H PERFORMANCE

  • PHASE 4 >>PERFORMANCE<< OUR BED

    PHASE 4 >>PERFORMANCE<< OUR BED

  • PHASE 4 >>PERFORMANCE<< OUR BED

    PHASE 4 >>PERFORMANCE<< OUR BED

  • PHASE 4 >>PERFORMANCE<< EMBRACEMENT

    PHASE 4 >>PERFORMANCE<< EMBRACEMENT

Phase 5

The Greenhouse

Solitude/closing the door

Duration: 9 months

Daily recorded conversations.
Performance in demonstrations.
Night activity, actions for the homeless.
Unannounced daily performance titled, I Have Nothing// To Lose.

Phase 6 (2011)

Glasshouse Behind a Transparent Wall

Street level store converted into our home.
6 mm glass wall separates the interior from the exterior.
Unannounced activities. Passing-by audience. Daily practices.

Our immediate neighbors: massage parlor, lottery booth, 24/7 laundromat,
kiosk, bus stop, bottle recycling center (frequented mostly by homeless). 

Location: 17 Allenby street, Tel Aviv
Duration: 6 months

The street as a 3D motion picture. Observing people.
Collecting garbage from our door front, sweeping the side-walk.
Domestic activities in the public sphere.
The glass wall: cleaning, video screening, unannounced performances.

 

  • PHASE 6 INSTALLATION

    PHASE 6 INSTALLATION

  • PHASE 6 INSTALLATION

    PHASE 6 INSTALLATION

  • PHASE 6 INSTALLATION

    PHASE 6 INSTALLATION

  • PHASE 6 DAILY ROUTINE

    PHASE 6 DAILY ROUTINE

  • PHASE 6 DAILY ROUTINE

    PHASE 6 DAILY ROUTINE

  • PHASE 6 DAILY ROUTINE

    PHASE 6 DAILY ROUTINE

  • PHASE 6 WINDOW SCREENING

    PHASE 6 WINDOW SCREENING