The Mobile Archive at tranzitdisplay
A project of The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon
24.02 – 03.06.2012
Opening: 23.2. 6 p.m.
tranzitdisplay: Dittrichova 9/337 120 00, Prague 2
tranzit.cz is, for over three months, the host of an extensive Israeli multimedia archive, which includes most of the important Israeli media artworks.
The Mobile Archive, initiated in 2007, is a sister project of the video archive at the Israeli Center for Digital Art in Holon. The archive is presented as a video library in a gallery space with viewing stations, where visitors can watch chosen artworks. So far, the archive has travelled toHamburg,Sao Paulo,Basel,Zagreb,Milan,New York and many other international locations.
The Mobile Archive primarily consists of videos by Israeli artists such as Yael Bartana, Dor Guez, Public Movement and Avi Mugrabi. In addition, the international institutions that have hosted the archive have contributed with works, including those by Artur Zmijewski (Poland), Adrian Paci (Albania), Yoshua Okon (Mexico), Christian Jankowski (Germany), Shilpa Gupta (India) and Daniel Bozhkov (Bulgaria).
ERSTE Foundation is the main partner of tranzit.