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Art in General presents 'Lior Shvil: PROTOCOLS' — New York, USA — 12 SEP - 21 NOV, 2015

Art in General, 79 Walker Street, New York, NY 10013

Curated by Kristen Chappa, in conjunction with Performa 15 – Shvil’s New Commission PROTOCOLS will include a large-scale installation inspired by military counter-insurgency (COIN) training courses, which will be activated by a series of improvisational theater workshops and live performances based on combat procedures throughout the run of show. Reflecting on the psychological effects of the built environment, Shvil’s installation echoes specialized facilities made to imitate the urban terrain of conflict areas. These sites become alternate realities, or stage sets, for the soldiers in them, playing insurgents and civilians in each “mission.” The biomechanics and squad positioning perfected in training exercises are of key interest to the artist, as they are inherently tied to architectural context, and part of his larger investigation in deconstructing relationships between site, history, narrative, and testimony.

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