Spirit, Bodies and Beyond

Jiji Kikhia and Torie Zalben
MA 2015

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The work of Jiji Kikhia and Torie Zalben explores states in the physical world and beyond in the medium of photo, performance, video and painting. Consciousness and the corporeal are explored through the complexity of the inner spirit, a challenge as ethereal as it is elusive. Through interactions with others, they develop views of being. Fo Kikhia, this is a more specific engagement with the body as a vehicle for the soul. For Zalben, it is an interior journey that takes the lens as a point of departure to explore one’s inner life.

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Photography by Sophie Epstein