Avoda

Перформанс, видео 33 мин., фотоокументация
2006 г.

Words, after speech, reach
Into the silence.

T. S. Eliot
The Four Quartets

Nothing blossoms in sand or between plates of a roadway, unless words…
Jacques Derrida “Writing and difference”

טו וַיִּקַּח יְהוָה אֱלֹהִים, אֶת-הָאָדָם; וַיַּנִּחֵהוּ בְגַן-עֵדֶן, לְעָבְדָהּ וּלְשָׁמְרָהּ.
בראשית פרק ב

Project name: Avoda

Location: Jerusalem, the abandoned railway station

Date and time: Saturday night, 13 July 2007, 16:00-18:30

Materials: old oak railway sleepers, a pick and a mattock, Jerusalem

Description: For two and a half hours (real time), I was planting a “garden” from old oak railway sleepers, using only a pick and a mattock. I planted a total of 7 sleepers.

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