Tamar Nissim | Contagious Truths

A woman wearing a floral dress and scarf standing in profile in front of a window

"The Hygiene Project," 2021, Film still

Five women in floral dresses, skirts, and scarves sit anxiously

"The Hygiene Project," 2021, Film still

Four nurses in starched white uniforms stand while one sits. All stare proudly into the camera.

"The Hygiene Project," 2021, Film still

A black and white video still in which two identical nurses stand with crossed arms on either side of a mother and child sitting on a floating carpet.

"The Trail for Good Health," 2019, Video still

A black and white video still of a nurse's floating head.

"National Health," 2019, Video still

A black and white video still of an enlarged white fly graphic with a text border.

"National Health," 2019, Video still

A black and white video still of a young woman braiding her hair into two neat braids.

"Braided," 2018, Video still

A black and white video still of a young woman in profile braiding her hair into two neat braids.

"Braided," 2018, Video still

A black and white video still of a hand pouring boiling hot water from a kettle onto a banana in a bowl.

"Banana," 2018, Video still

A black and white video still of a young woman with two braids sitting at a table, cleaning dirty blocks of soap with a brush. The table is covered in a lace tablecloth.

"The Blue will Shine White - Jabotinsky 38," 2018, Video Still

Color photograph of a strawberry stain on fabric.

"Old Strawberry Stain," 2022, Pigmented inkjet print, 10 x 8 inches

A color photograph of a black shoe polish stain on fabric

"Shoe Polish Stain," 2022, Pigmented inkjet print, 10 x 8 inches

A color photograph of a blood stain on fabric.

"Blood Stain," 2022, Pigmented inkjet print, 10 x 8 inches

A color photograph of a blue laundry powder stain on fabric.

"Blue Laundry Powder Stain," 2022, Pigmented inkjet print, 10 x 8 inches

A color photograph of an old coffee stain on fabric.

"Old Coffee Stain," 2022, Pigmented inkjet print, 10 x 8 inches

A color photograph of an old ink stain on fabric.

"Old Ink Stain," 2022, Pigmented inkjet print, 10 x 8 inches

A color photograph of seven small, framed color photographs of stains

Stains, 2022, Installation view

A color of a visitor seated on a bench watching Tamar Nissim's video "The Blue will Shine White – Jabotinsky 38."  A large color photograph entitled "The Blue will Shine White" hangs to its left.

Installation view