Impressionist Afternoon

March 19, 2012 / Artworks, video art / 0 Comments /
"Impressionist Afternoon" homage to impressionism - omta - Tal & Omer Golan

Impressionist Afternoon video painting.

6 hours from “Day at Shefer” video compressed into 02:25 minutes.
Video from Shefer Cafe in South Tel Aviv, Israel. Inspired by Impressionism and the Famous Cafes of Paris in the 19th century, particularly Maxim’s de Paris, Cafe des Ambassadeurs, and Follies Bergere. It is particularly important to realize what was the role of these cafes, which in fact replaced ‘creative laboratories’ for artists working in the impressionist direction. This is why I found it interesting to document this particular cafe, in which a lot of artists and curators from the near by Center for Contemporary Art that is right around the corner are gathering every day of the week.

About the author

omta: OMTA are Tal & Omer Golan, contemporary new-media and visual artists duo. OMTA have exhibited in group and solo exhibitions in festivals, galleries and museums worldwide. Many of their artworks were commissioned by private collectors and institutions, like the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and Bank Leumi in Israel. OMTA are presently living in NYC and are immersed in generating multiple forms of digital arts, while exploring innovative and transformative ideas in art, technology and society.


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