Dana Levy

B. 1975, Israel
The Wake, 2011
Sound: Sebastian Meisner
Video, 5′

One hundred live butterflies were released into the Invertebrate Zoology Department of the Carnegie Natural History Museum in Pittsburg. The work explores themes of revolution, freedom, and the transition from sleep to new consciousness, to a revolutionary awakening.

Courtesy of the artist and Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv