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Oreet Ashery

Oreet Ashery is a London based interdisciplinary artist, working in a context responsive way in a variety of mediums . Her work is located in the slippage between art and life whilst considering the complex relationship between personal narratives and political realities. Ashery’s work as her alter ego, the orthodox Jewish man Marcus Fisher, had investigated many contested territories through public interventions, one -to-one interactions, videos and photographs.
Ashery’s work is shown and distributed extensively in international contexts. Spaces have included: Ok centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, Tate Modern, ICA, London, Foxy Production gallery, NYC, Matice Hrvatske Gallery, Zagreb, Arnolfini, Bristol, Liverpool Biennial, Kapelica Gallery, Slovenia, National Review of Live Art ,Glasgow, NGBK Gallery Berlin, Galeria de Arte Mexicano, Mexico City, HVCCA, NYC.

Recent magazines have included; Bidoun , Visit, Frieze, Flash Art, Time Out, Village Voice, Contemporary, Circa, Heeb. Books; Art in the Age of Terror, Art Tomorrow, the Performance of Sex Art . publications; Necessary Journeys, Performing Difference.
Future exhibitions include a show on global Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum, a show on Paranoia at the Freud museum, Leeds City Art Gallery and Focal point Gallery, a project at the Gay Museum, Berlin. And a touring show in Poland, including the Warsaw Centre for Contemporary Art.

Oreet Ashery also lectures, mentors and organizes public arts projects with various communities, particularly with people in and out of prisons. Since 2004, Ashery has created a number of events as part of a project entitled Welcome Home, in which she investigates the subject of Returning. These events have taken place in London, Palestine/Israel, Turin and Norway.

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