Vile, Evil Veil is the first UK solo exhibition of Israeli artist, writer and filmmaker Roee Rosen. The exhibition consists of two seminal works: the award winning film Out (Tse) and the installation piece Live and Die as Eva Braun alongside a new artwork created especially for the window of Rivington Place.
Roee Rosen: Vile, Evil Veil contributes to the discussions about the Middle East which Iniva has explored through recent exhibitions and projects.
The exhibition is presented by Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and is curated by Hila Peleg (Berlin). Exhibition architecture by KUEHN MALVEZZI (Berlin / Milan).
NB. Visitors are advised that this exhibition contains explicit material of a sexual nature. Parents may feel this is not suitable for children.
Through innovative role-play Rosen stages the ethical dilemmas that underlie social reality in his native Israel, and beyond. In Live and Die as Eva Braun (1995-97) the spectator is invited to become the key character Eva Braun, Hitler’s lover, during the last days of the war. Live and Die as Eva Braun is an installation and a book, from which 66 works on paper and ten segments of text are on display.
Rosen’s award winning film Out (Tse) (34mins, 2010) is screened upstairs at Rivington Place. The film deals with boundaries between the body and state, alternative sexual practices and extremist politics. Using provocative imagery and language around power and religion Roee Rosen questions our ideas of history and identity.
The public is advised that this film contains scenes of a sexual nature.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ON THE EVENING OF EVENTS, "OUT (Tse)" WILL NOT BE VIEWABLE AFTER 5:30PM
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