Artist Talk with Derek Fordjour

Artport and Artis at MFA Program Bezalel

Derek Fordjour’s images draw upon a variety of sources, including sporting imagery, board and card games, carnival motifs, and the circus to explore ideas of vulnerability. He uses the economic, political and psychosocial implications of games to discuss the power structure that exists around rewards and sanctions, merit and punishment, for both the player within the game and as an allegory for the broader human experience. Team dynamics that evoke the tension of an individual situated within a collective effort, convey the seductive sense of the risks and rewards that are inherent in the drama of both games and life.

Derek Fordjour’s stay in Israel is a collaboration between Artis and Artport.

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  • Address

    MFA Program, Bezalel, 60 Salame st. Tel Aviv

  • Date

    Sunday, April 15th, 2018

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