Coincidence of Opposites I
Coincidence of Opposites I

stonehenge paper, steel, 11” x 15” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites I
Coincidence of Opposites I

stonehenge paper, steel, 11” x 15” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites II
Coincidence of Opposites II

stonehenge paper, steel, 11” x 15” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites II
Coincidence of Opposites II

stonehenge paper, steel, 11” x 15” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites III
Coincidence of Opposites III

stonehenge paper, steel, 22” x 30” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites III
Coincidence of Opposites III

Coincidence of Opposites IV
Coincidence of Opposites IV

stonehenge paper, steel, 22” x 30” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

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Coincidence of Opposites V
Coincidence of Opposites V

stonehenge paper, steel, 22” x 30” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites V
Coincidence of Opposites V
Coincidence of Opposites I
Coincidence of Opposites I
Coincidence of Opposites II
Coincidence of Opposites II
Coincidence of Opposites III
Coincidence of Opposites III
Coincidence of Opposites IV
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Coincidence of Opposites V
Coincidence of Opposites V
Coincidence of Opposites I

stonehenge paper, steel, 11” x 15” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites I

stonehenge paper, steel, 11” x 15” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites II

stonehenge paper, steel, 11” x 15” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites II

stonehenge paper, steel, 11” x 15” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites III

stonehenge paper, steel, 22” x 30” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites III

Coincidence of Opposites IV

stonehenge paper, steel, 22” x 30” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites V

stonehenge paper, steel, 22” x 30” x 9”, 2018

Rabbi Nahman of Bratislav burnt his life’s achievement at the end of his life in 1810. He did it to resist the varying measures aimed at petrifying Jewish tradition. The Talmudic text is treated not as an original and sacrosanct monument but as a changing script which departs from its origin as it experiences ongoing interpretations. He did it as a gesture of moving beyond fixed interpretive tradition. In relation to anti-Semitism- the historic act of burning books and knowledge in the name of a higher power, whether godly or political as an act of control and destruction, becomes an act of complicity where the page and knowledge persist. These sculptural books incorporate burning to create a sort of narrative in which the page persists against the destruction of the material.

Coincidence of Opposites V
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