Northwestern University

Feb
5
Tue 10:00 AM

Shimon Attie: The Neighbor Next Door

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When: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh
40 Arts Circle Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Costs: Free

Contact: Block Museum of Art   (847) 491-4000

Group: Block Museum Exhibitions

Category: Fine Arts

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Description:

For The Neighbor Next Door (1995), Attie projected archival film footage from World War II onto Amsterdam sidewalks. The films, which had been taken by people driven into hiding by the Nazis, suggested what life on the street might have looked like to someone living clandestinely.

For this installation, the artists and Northwestern radio/tv/film professors Dave Tolchinsky and Debra Tolchinsky have recreated the 1995 project for the Block's Alsdorf Gallery.

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