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Current Exhibition: Tamar Nissim | Contagious Truths
Tamar Nissim, The Trail for Good Health, 2019, Video still
Through video, photography, and installation, Israeli artist Tamar Nissim explores the experiences of women in mid-twentieth-century Israel.
Tamar Nissim’s videos, photographs, and objects explore how Western hygiene methods were interwoven with nationalist ideology to control women in mid-twentieth-century Israel. Nissim’s videos draw from personal interviews, archival research, and testimonies to trace the effects of these policies on women’s bodies and lives: Mizrahi immigrants who complied to prove themselves civilized; nurses who enforced strict hygiene protocols; mothers whose babies were taken away in what has come to beView more
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Additional time info:
Extended hours for the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts:
Saturday, April 30: 11 am - 3 pm
Sunday, May 1: 11 am - 3 pm
515 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453
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All visitors must complete a Daily Health Assessment and comply with all Brandeis University COVID protocols.