ORIGINS --- 31-10-13 --- 14-12-13
Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art Tel Aviv
photos:Elad Sarig
An essay by Sarit Shapira is available in Hebrew

In "Origins", Navok displays an installation which consists of sculptural environments and a colorful series of drawings.
Navok exhibits sculptural works that are assembled of multi-colored metal surfaces, pipes, aluminum poles, PVC fabric, cleaning products, and shelving units – fantastical but bodiless ventilation and cleaning systems and architectural-constructive environments with airy, drawing-like natures that range from abstract to concrete.
By means of popular Israeli design codes and by using every day products in conjunction with a glance to past canonic periods of Modern art, Navok examines with irony the formalistic, abstract core at the heart of the relation of our culture to cleaning, body and dirt.
In opposition to the synthetic nature of the sculptures, Navok presents a series of "Draining Drawings" – large scale toiling and colorful drawings with organically moving marks that freeze and solidify in a moment between stability and collapse.
Navok's drawings are composed of compressed and dense lines that assemble into what seems like a sculptural object, which continues her practice of investigating the affinity between two dimensional and three dimensional and between drawing and object.