Opening Thursday, March 1st, from 12:30PM - 1:30PM
The DoVA BA Lecture Series presents a lunchtime talk with artist Nelly Agassi.
Agassi was born in Tel Aviv (1973) and now lives and works in Chicago. 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.
Midway Studios Great Hall