Basel - Exhibition

Naama Tsabar

Kunsthaus Baselland

20 Apr 201816 Jul 2018

New York-based artist Naama Tsabar (b.1982, Israel) creates sensually driven installations, performances, and sculptures that examine the charged spaces and multi sensory zones of nightlife and their associations with notions such as freedom, excess, and escape. Her work treats the venues themselves as structures of power, enabling a display of fantasy, sexuality, and bravado, as well as providing a shelter from the realities of the outside world. Addressing the implicit gender roles and coded behavior of music and nightlife, Tsabar appropriates and subverts the aggressive gestures of rock and roll and their associations with virility and power. Informed by her experiences as a musician in a punk band and as a bartender, Tsabar probes the culture of rock music from multiple angles, channeling the decadence of urban night culture and its association with danger, seduction, and subversion.

  • Naama Tsabar, Barricade #2, 2018 © Serge HasenböhlerNaama Tsabar, Barricade #2, 2018 © Serge Hasenböhler

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tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm




1800 m2

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T: +41 61 312 8388 M: W: Kunsthaus Baselland
St. Jakob-Strasse 170 Muttenz / Basel, CH-4132 Switzerland