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Nir Evron and Norman M. Klein in Dialogue
Jul 13, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014, 3pm at LA><ART
Nir Evron and Norman M. Klein in Dialogue

Nir Evron will be in dialogue with cultural critic, media historian, and novelist, Norman M. Klein. Evron and Klein will discuss the relationships between sites of history appearing in the artist’s work and the historical nature of specific media used in the work.


Image: Nir Evron, Oriental Arch (2009)

Press Release

Nir Evron is an artist and filmmaker based in Tel Aviv, Israel. He has shown extensively in biennales, festivals, galleries and museums, including the 19th Biennale of Sydney (2014), The Israel Museum (2014), The International Center for Photography Triennial, New York (2013), The Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris (2012), The Tel Aviv Center for Contemporary Art (2011) and the 6th Berlin Biennale (2010). In 2015 the artist will present a solo exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Evron is represented by Chelouche Gallery in Tel Aviv.


Norman M. Klein is a cultural critic, media historian and novelist. Among his best-known work: The History of Forgetting: Los Angeles and the Erasure of MemoryThe Vatican to Vegas: The History of Special EffectsBleeding Through: Layers of Los Angeles, 1920-86Freud in Coney Island and Other Tales; and Seven Minutes: the Life and Death of the American Animated Cartoon. His most recent book is a wunderroman (a print novel that is combined with a media interface of 2,200 rare images), entitled, The Imaginary 20th Century, it has just been published by ZKM (Karlsruhe). His forthcoming book History of the Present: The Dismantling of the American Psyche will be published by Verso in 2015. He is a professor at the California Institute of the Arts.

Nir Evron programs are made possible with generous support from Nancy Berman and Alan Bloch; The Artis Grant Program; Consulate General of Israel; Michael Hittleman Trust.


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