Above: Detail from Siona Benjamin. Finding Home #75 (Fereshteh) “Lilith,” 2005. 30 x 26 in. Gouache on wood panel. © 2005 Siona Benjamin. Courtesy of the artist.
Ali Shrago-Spechler. Souvenirs of the Nation State, 2018. Concrete and magnet cylinders. Each magnet is approximately 2 x 2 in. © 2018 Ali Shrago-Spechler. Courtesy of the artist.
ALI SHRAGO-SPECHLER makes paintings, installations, and interactive events which examine the malleability of history, memory, and imagined community. Her hybrid actions explore the comedy, violence, and ubiquity of Jewish histories while creating a familiar and strange space for her audience.