Dot-To-Dot with Imri Kahn

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This guest post is the second of a series of interviews entitled “Do-To-Dot”, conducted by Ronny Koren.

Ronny Koren (born 1990, Israel) studies Art History and East Asia Studies at Tel Aviv University.
Future Online Specialist at Google. Former Assistant at Dvir Gallery. She is also an independent curator and movie maker.


Dot-To-Dot with Imri Kahn by Ronny Koren

Imri Kahn was born in NY, raised in Jerusalem and currently lives in Berlin. He works in post-production, and is trained as a writer, performer and video-editor. Imri Kahn’s current show “Pizza Carpet Diamond Transition Loop” is at Tempo Rubato Gallery, ending on May 17.

RONNY KOREN (RK): Who is an artist?
Imri Kahn (IK): I don’t know, but at the moment I am into artists that are authors of an activity.

Tempo Rubato Installation view

“Pizza Carpet Diamond Transition Loop”, Installation View at Tempo Rubato Gallery

RK: Describe me your Muse.
IK: Deinterlaced Video.

RK: Can you point on an image, which led you into depth?
IK: Where images are concerned, I’d rather stay on the surface.

RK: Do you dream or remember your dreams? Do they affect you at all?
IK: I hardly ever remember my dreams.

RK: Which stuff currently affects your work?
IK: Spring, Bauhaus weavers children room carpets, stickers.

tempo rubato imri kahn

“Pizza Carpet Diamond Transition Loop”, Installation View at Tempo Rubato Gallery

RK: How do you experience the contemporary art scene in Tel Aviv?
IK: I live in Berlin, but I have a lot of friends in Tel Aviv.

RK: What do you think; can a Smartphone camera create a valid masterpiece?
IK: Why not?

RK: What is your next project?
IK: A media market. Different patterns made from a catalogue of a company called Media-Markt that had a sale last spring.

RK: What is your favourite color?
IK: I don’t have a favourite color.


Imri Kahn, DTL25, 2014 79 x 44 cm, Pizza box, advertising paper collage

RK: Please take a photo of a list of 5 things, or milestones, in your art career. in your hand-writing.



Imri Kahn’s Dot-to-Dot