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The video is based on performance that took place in the 9th Kaunas biennial. In this video Nissim make during the performance metamorphose from a "Hostess" to a "Cleaning lady" that cleans the red color (blood) from her face. This work, is referring to Derrida's text "Of Hospitality"' This word is a source for two words Hebrew words: "Hostess" (מארחת) - "madam" in a brothel, and women's period that is described in the bible as the "women guest"(אורח נשים) or "women's way". The body of a woman is a hosting body- for man, child, and period. And as Derrida says, “Is not hospitality an interruption of the self?”

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 The CDA's archives are operating with the support of the Ostrovsky Family Fund and Artis
 

Be my Guest

The video is based on performance that took place in the 9th Kaunas biennial. In this video Nissim make during the performance metamorphose from a "Hostess" to a "Cleaning lady" that cleans the red color (blood) from her face. This work, is referring to Derrida's text "Of Hospitality"' This word is a source for two words Hebrew words: "Hostess" (מארחת) - "madam" in a brothel, and women's period that is described in the bible as the "women guest"(אורח נשים) or "women's way". The body of a woman is a hosting body- for man, child, and period. And as Derrida says, “Is not hospitality an interruption of the self?”

 The CDA's archives are operating with the support of the Ostrovsky Family Fund and Artis
 

 The CDA's archives are operating with the support of the Ostrovsky Family Fund and Artis