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Glasshouse is thrilled to present ‘Suspense’ a live performance by Lital Dotan, part of a new performance series called ‘Rear Window’- a monthly program of performances by emerging and established performance artists happening in the residential space of Glasshouse viewable through the rear window at their backyard.
About The Series
‘Rear Window’ performance series attempts to challenge both the audience and performer, focusing the invited gaze through a residential window exposes participants to the "social contagion" of acting as voyeurs/spectacle; an attempt to explore the very act of looking and being looked at once isolated from the gallery/theater setting and planted in the everyday realm. The window serves as a frame of the performance as well as the surface separating between audience and performer, giving a film-like experience of the event.
This series follows last year’s ‘Wednesdays’ weekly performance broadcast series, hosting performances which rotated between four domestic spaces of the Glasshouse- living room, kitchen, bath and bed- each offering a different angle on practicing, hosting, teaching and learning performance. The previous year Glasshouse initiated the Neo Domesticity Performance Art Festival- a durational 100 consecutive hours performance festival, hosting works by 50 local and international artists all happening at the Glasshouse residence. With 'Rear Window' Glasshouse aims to further their exploration in performance at the domestic sphere.
About The Artist
Lital Dotan is an artist working with performance, video and installation art. Her works have been exhibited world-wide in venues such as the Israel Museum, National Museum Cracow, Queens Museum, Haifa Museum, Jewish Contemporary SF among others and was featured in magazines such as NY Times, Hyperallergic, NY Mag, White-hot Magazine, Paper Mag, ArtSlant, Haaretz, Huffington Post, VISION China, TAR Magazine to name a few.
She is the co-founder of Glasshouse art-house in Brooklyn and founder of Que sal mah performance-fashion brand. Her immersive stage play 'Second Floor' is planned to premiere in 2019. www.litaldotan.com
Glasshouse is the art-life-lab of artist Lital Dotan & photographer Eyal Perry, hosting artistic practices that are based on immersive performance & participatory art in the domestic sphere. Founded in 2007 and operating in Brooklyn since 2012 Glasshouse hosts performances, exhibitions, residency program and festivals, all dedicated to promote deeper understanding of performative practices and discourse.