©Hilla Ben Ari
Photographer: Asaf Saban, Dancer: Shira Barel

18th Art Division Jury Selections

The Mute

Video work

Hilla BEN ARI [Israel]


A horse is harnessed to a cart. On the cart a female figure is standing on her four limbs, while the driver’s seat remains empty. The horse stands still and only makes small movements with its face, tail and legs. We see the tremor of the female figure in her effort to keep her body suspended. This single sequence continues in an endless loop.