Barbed Hula

Sigalit Landau

Israel 2000, video, col, 2 min

The immediate reference that marks the viewer is to religion. The powerful image of a naked Sigalit Landau doing the hula-hoop with a piece of barbed wire on an Israeli beach refers to the sacrificial practices dating back to the origins of religions: rituals, stigmata, propitiations, indelible markings.