Bodily memory is a long-term memory

Una Meistere


An interview with Israeli artist Yaara Zach

Yaara Zach (1984) is an Israeli artist living and working in Tel Aviv. Zach is best known for her body scale objects and sculpture-based installations involving ready-mades and industrial materials that are related to the body but at the same time are new and unused. Zach’s exhibition Black Friday, which has a rather extraordinary and significant history of creation, is currently on display at the Givon Art Gallery (through August 1) in Tel Aviv. The opening of the exhibition was planned to take place in the days when, suddenly, the COVID-19 crisis had intervened quite radically and unexpectedly. As the pandemic emerged, Zach’s works, which were produced between 2016 and 2020, gained a whole new sense of agency and the feeling of having an almost telepathic context. Read More