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J’accuse

 

J’accuse
video and sculpture installation

 

Completion Date: 2017
Runtime: 5 minutes 46 seconds
Text: Keren Goldberg
Documentation: Hila Ido
Synopsis: The title refers to the famous letter published in 1898 by Emile Zola, accusing the French government of unlawful arrest of Jewish officer Alfred Dreyfus. The exhibition included two videos of Orlov, dancing and singing in Russian, after being pampered in a local a beauty salon. She is a perfect female product, but also a femme fatale, repeating the phrase “Я тебя виню“ (“I accuse you“).