Fernwey is pleased to present “If You Could Hear a Pin Drop”, an exhibition of new works by Nelly Agassi. Please join us and the artist for an opening reception on Friday March 24th, from 7-10pm at 916 N Damen Avenue, Chicago.
Nelly Agassi was born in 1973 in Tel Aviv. She works in performance, installation, video, textile and paper. Her artwork addresses the idea of the body and notion of intimacy within public space in relation to architecture. Her work engages both the personal and emotional as well as universal concepts. Agassi is a 2001 graduate of the MA program of combined media in Chelsea Collage of Art and Design, London, UK. She has received the Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation for Israeli Art Prize and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art award for artistic encouragement from the Israel Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport. Agassi shown her work extensively throughout the world – in sites such as the Israel Museum,Jerusalem, Doritto Rovesscio, Milan Triennial, Poor Farm, usa, and at the Tate Modern in London. She currently lives and works in Chicago.