Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Oreet Ashery

Right, Left

Right, Left

Oreet Ashery. Right, Left, 2007–2007.

Description:
"Right, Left" was performed at the Freud museum as part of the group show "PARANOIA." Visitors to the opening were invited to have their left and right hands massaged simultaneously by a Jewish and Muslim look alike masseurs. The performance took place on the landing where Freud used to spend time looking out of the window. Right, left invited the audience to reflect on projection, physical contact, right and left hands, right and left politics and the masseurs to their right and left.

Medium:
Performance

Tags:
performance, Middle East, interaction, religion, politics, performativity, gender, alter ego, Marcus Fisher, identity, Jewish, Muslim, Sigmund Freud

Images
Colored FolksMarcus Fisher, boy to manRight, LeftPortrait SketchReturning InteractionDrawingsVillage series I

Videos
Why do you think I left?

Location
London, ENGLAND
UK

Contact
oreet@blueyonder.co.uk

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