Illustrations for Dreaming.doc

Dreaming.doc is a series of staged photos made for a book written by my mother, Lea Zehavi, (Carmel Publication, Israel 2005). As the title suggests, the book is a combination of fiction and facts: dreams and fantasies of the writer are interwoven with ‘documents’ – autobiographical facts.
As often in dreams, the characters in the book appear and disappear, and they are in a continuous state of metamorphosis. One character that I especially liked is Cruelle, a sculptress who can jump in the air and make virtual sculptures: ‘that’s how I sculpt the space’, she cries while working…

A series digitally edited photographs of paper and wax figurines. 45×50 cm, 2005

© Image & text Efrat Zehavi 2021