Tchelet Ram

In her practice, Tchelet Ram works within the tradition of installation art that is concerned with constructing a new setting inside the gallery, turning a space into a place. Ram reverses this relationship and uses unusual places as exhibition spaces, by fusing an actual concrete space with an abstract fictional place. In doing so she highlights the gap between what is there and what is missing. This logic is applied in the traditional gallery space as well as in marginal spaces, such as a building that is up for demolition, shipping containers and a rented apartment. The spaces in which Ram creates vary from the public to the personal sphere and from the natural to the urban landscape. Each space provides her with a new framework and dictates its own set of specific actions, use of materials and telling of narratives.