A Conversation with Shimon Attie

A Conversation with Shimon Attie Shimon Attie

Shimon Attie
February 18, 2011

Shimon Attie, an internationally renowned visual artist, presents and discusses a variety of his work, from his early site-specific installations across Europe through his more recent artworks that involve multiple-channel immersive video installations. He also discusses his new piece, MetroPAL.IS., an eight-channel video installation in-the-round, filmed with members of the Israeli and Palestinian communities of New York. MetroPAL.IS. opened at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, on January 30 and will be on view until May 30, 2011. Attieā€™s work spans photography, video, site-specific installations, public projects, new media, and performance.