Artworks
embroidery
18X325 cm
2010

Oh my dear one (Миленький ты мой)

Video
7.31 mins
2012
Assemblage with found objects.
Variable
2008
Paper Cut Out
153 laser-cut paper figures (based on hand cut prototypes), average height of each 15 cm, pins
2008
paper cut-out
~15X12cm
2011

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  • Katya Oicherman updated the Artwork Bird's Eye
    Studies in the anatomy of the Roman Colosseum, hand cut prototype processed with laser cutting.
  • “The Collector's Room” was a solo exhibition in the Janco Dada Museum, which continued and summarised the series of works (“Rendering of Writing” and “Descriptions of Wanderings”) produced over the last 7 years exploring the relationships between collector, objects of collection and personal memories. Inspired by the life and work of Yuhannah Dawud, a London based Jewish-Iranian collector of Persian manuscripts, who had partially destroyed his collection by means of knife and scissor…
  • “The Collector's Room” was a solo exhibition in the Janco Dada Museum, which continued and summarised the series of works (“Rendering of Writing” and “Descriptions of Wanderings”) produced over  7 years exploring the relationships between collector, objects of collection and personal memories. Inspired by the life and work of Yuhannah Dawud, a London based Jewish-Iranian collector of Persian manuscripts, who had partially destroyed his collection by means of knife and scissors, the …
  • “The Collector's Room” was a solo exhibition in the Janco Dada Museum, which continued and summarised the series of works (“Rendering of Writing” and “Descriptions of Wanderings”) produced over the last 7 years exploring the relationships between collector, objects of collection and personal memories. Inspired by the life and work of Yuhannah Dawud, a London based Jewish-Iranian collector of Persian manuscripts, who had partially destroyed his collection by means of knife and scissor…
  • “The Collector's Room” was a solo exhibition in the Janco Dada Museum, which continued and summarised the series of works (“Rendering of Writing” and “Descriptions of Wanderings”) produced over  7 years exploring the relationships between collector, objects of collection and personal memories. Inspired by the life and work of Yuhannah Dawud, a London based Jewish-Iranian collector of Persian manuscripts, who had partially destroyed his collection by means of knife and scissors, the …
  • My grand-mother, Sarah Maximovsky, known as Sonya, received her identification card upon arrival to Israel in 1990. Due to a mistake in the registers of the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption, the space for “nationality” was printed with the words “not registered”. Henceforth, Sarah, a surgeon who choose not changing her name during the “Doctors plot” in the end of Stalin’s era in Leningrad, has become an unidentifiable agent in terms of national belonging. I received my ID in 1993, …
  • My grand-mother, Sarah Maximovsky, known as Sonya, received her identification card upon arrival to Israel in 1990. Due to a mistake in the registers of the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption, the space for “nationality” was printed with the words “not registered”. Henceforth, Sarah, a surgeon who choose not changing her name during the “Doctors plot” in the end of Stalin’s era in Leningrad, has become an unidentifiable agent in terms of national belonging. I received my ID in 1993, …
  • ... My mother is not present in the binder in her name, but in her labouring over the embroidery. To restore mothers' presence, nameless as it remained, I made a film which reveals her in her voice and hands, re-rolling the binder slowly. When I was little, my mother and her close friend, who often came to look after me, used to lull me with a song called “Миленький ты мой” (literally: “darling you're my” or plainly: “my darling”). It was a lullaby-like, sad and repetit…
  • My grand-mother, Sarah Maximovsky, known as Sonya, received her identification card upon arrival to Israel in 1990. Due to a mistake in the registers of the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption, the space for “nationality” was printed with the words “not registered”. Henceforth, Sarah, a surgeon who choose not changing her name during the “Doctors plot” in the end of Stalin’s era in Leningrad, has become an unidentifiable agent in terms of national belonging. I received my ID in 1993, …