Opportunist / Solo exhibition presented in Bezalel’s Photography gallery / 2010
Dorian Gotllieb and Bat El Emma Dayan
Direct by: Sharon Balaban
This body of work seeks to create a critical look on religion using Christian icons.
The Christian use of icons is ambiguous: In contrast to their original use, in this case, the icons are exhibited in their secular condition, appear abstract, duplicate, and different from their original character. The icons are a clear product of a periodic process, without it, they symbolize the opposite meaning: For example, the circular halo theme is no longer used to serve as a sign of enlightenment and holiness, but only used to covers the face, detached from