Maya Zack, born in 1976, studied at the Tel Aviv University, the Academy of Art Jerusalem and at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee. She lives in Tel Aviv. Participation in the Moscow Biennial for Young Art 2012. Solo exhibitions since 2001 included The Jewish Museum, New York; Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv; Galeria Marie-Laure Fleisch, Rome; Galerie Natalie Seroussi, Paris.
Black and White Rule
(ISR 2011, 4K (RED), 17 Min. 45 Sek., no dialogue)
Black and White Rule deals with the human attempt to impose order and form onto reality through training and discipline. On an oversized chessboard, two poodles submit to the orders of their trainer while their actions are monitored by a camera obscura in an adjacent office. Suddenly the controlled routine is disrupted…