Almost Home: Between Staying and Leaving a Phantom Land

At Dorsky Gallery New York 11-03 45th Ave | Long Island City, NY 11101

Featuring the work of Wafaa Bilal, Keren Benbenisty, Juanli Carrión, 
Daniel Greenfield-Campoverde, Claudia Joskowicz, Ayesha Kamal Kahn, 
Dana Levy, Esperanza Mayobre, Elham Rokni, Karina Aguilera Skvirsky
Curated by Shlomit Dror

Opening Reception: Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2-5 pm

Featuring This Was Home- a 3 screen documentary 17:44min  2016




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Lives Between group show Kadist San Fransisco

Silent Among Us video 2008 at Lives Between 

Artists: Pawel Kruk, Dani Gal, Runo Lagomarsino, Dana Levy, Aslan Gaisumov, Elham Rokni, Enrique Ramirez, Otobong Nkanga, Clarissa Tossin

The exhibition begins with a recognition of the growing number of international artists working and living between two places. Artists who were born in one country and, for a variety of reasons, have crossed oceans and borders to live in another. Because of this transition, their artistic practice and cultural identity is caught in tension between their country of residence and country of origin.

Exhibition co-curated by Joseph del Pesco and Sergio Edelsztein (Director, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv)


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This Was Home screening in San Fransisco

In conjunction with the Contemporary Jewish Museum San Fransisco

Join filmmaker Dana Levy and Kadist curator Joseph Del Pesco for a screening and discussion of This Was Home (2016; 17 min). This Was Home explores displaced generations: the artist, her father, and grandfather. Program is presented in conjunction with “Lives Between” at Kadist (organized with the Center for Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv) and From Generation to GenerationInherited Memory and Contemporary Art. 

At Kadist San Fransisco


Surface Unrest MIYAKO YOSHINAGA GALLERY 547 W 27th St, 204, NYC

Surface Unrest is a group exhibition featuring works by four emerging/midcareer artists Dana Levy, Taro Masushio, Anh Thuy Nguyen, and Margeaux Walter. The show is curated by Alice Yinzi Yi.

In Dana Levy‘s Intrusions: A Ghost From The Future (2014), a video of a present-day public space in a historical mansion is projected onto four vintage photographs of the same space once inhabited by Mark Twain, Arturo Toscanini, and other distinguished intellectuals. The juxtaposition of the original rooms and the present space illuminate the layers of space and time.  In this theatrical setting, a ghostlike female (the artist herself) appears as an intruder from the future and gradually meets the past by touching the age-old walls, windows, mantles, etc.


‘Hyper Nature’ Banim Gallery, Rishon Lezion Israel

group exhibition ‘Hyper Nature’ at the Banim Gallery, Rishon Lezioncurated by: Keren Weisshaus

‘The Fountain’ (2011. One channel video, 2:34 min.) and Photographic print: Emerging From The Swamp.

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This Was Home ; 3 screen, 17:00 min documentary. World premiere

Premiere of documentary

This Was Home.

Original Music by Uri Frost

Will be screened at the Ashdod Museum of Art as part of (Dis)Place Curated by Yuval Beaton and Roni Cohen-Binyamini

Yael Bartana, Pinchas Cohen Gan, Itai Eisenstein, Dani Gal, Dor Guez, Yoav Horesh, Luciana Kaplun, Uri Katzenstein, Tomer Kep, Tamar Latzman, Dana Levy, Eli Petel, Philip Rantzer, Elham Rokni, Ilana Salama-Ortar, Eyal Segal, Khen Shish, Lior Shvil, Anan Tzuckerman, Amir Yatziv


EFA + Middle East Curated by Bill Carroll

Samira Abbassy, Keren Benbenisty, Wafaa Bilal, Noa Charuvi, Mahmoud Hamadani, Amir Hariri, Dana Levy, Armita Raafat, Shai Zurim

Minerals 2013 Duratran print in lightbox


Conversations From The Edge – School of Art Institue Chicago

Impermanent Display Conversations From The Edge- School of Art Institue Chicago

Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St. Chicago

Tel Aviv–born, New York–based artist Dana Levy is known for her symbolically resonant studies of art museums, natural history collections, and other sites of preservation. Her careful choreography meditates on the political and environmental histories that undergird their display, often highlighting processes of migration and displacement. She presents a selection of works shot at the Mazor Mausoleum archaeological site in Petah Tikva, Israel; Maison de l’Armateur in Le Havre, France; and Invertebrate Zoology department of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, PA, in addition to a series of new films created as part of a residency in the Everglades National Park. Presented in collaboration with the Video Data Bank.