[ISEA95] Artist Statement: Cynthia Rubin — Les Affinites Recouvrees

Artist Statement

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The work (Recovered Affinities) is based on references to historical sites and artifacts from the Moroccan Jewish community, mixed with and showing the influence of the surrounding Islamic culture. For the artist, who is Jewish of Ashkenazi origin, this work constitutes the research of cultural ties which history has forgotten. cbrubin.net/affin/affin.html Video: Les Affinites Recouvrees

  • Cynthia Rubin (USA) is on the faculty of the University of Vermont, was trained as a painter and today works with a computer, creating images which focus on cultural retrieval.