The Art Newspaper in Conversation with Naama Tsabar

Naama Tsabar: ‘Shoes are kind of an underdog’

The artist is always seeking new ways to heighten awareness and curiosity in viewers so they begin to sense forces they would not normally perceive. By cutting into gallery walls and equipping them with sensors, microphones, strings and speakers, she upends the typical functioning of the white cube as a space for passive visual contemplation. For the artist, such interventions push at and expand the boundaries of how a work of art—and an art space—should function. Read the conversation between the artist and Benjamin Sutton here.