Reaction Formation

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Ora Lev
Exhibition
This work deals with collected pieces of memories reshaped in time, rhythm, and order of occurrence, to fit a naïve daydream narrative of nature and existence.
These pieces, detached from a time continuum, heal the dystopia of the normal time-realm sequence. Videos in reverse depict a chopped down tree re-erected and revived, captured birds freed, and the momentary touch of a butterfly on a hand prolonged forever.
These scenes reflect actions as emotionally charged reactions in our memory, which attempt to create a better, alternate narrative to the simple chronological transcript of life.
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