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Ruth Novaczek
In the image is revealed the deserted layers of our time which bury our own phantoms. (Deleuze 1989,P244)

Ruth Novaczek's video pieces transgress. Boundaries of Identity continually reform within an incessant desire to find the way. Post Modern Kitsch melts down within a very traditional Jewish kabbalistic yearning to find Yahweh, but Zion is always elsewhere. Beyond.

Her videos map out a very personal landscape, encompassing lesbian rites of passage, the rights and wrongs of Israel, and being in and outside of love. Punk Rock grows up, Woody Allen meets Maya Deren, and Marilyn Monroe becomes Jewish. The French resistance is interrogated on the psychiatrists couch by a Jewish princess.

Still from Trilogy 45 by Ruth Novaczek,
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