Pea Soup 1
This roll-up blind is a digital photo print of a city view obscured by a filter of rain and condensation. Rendered somewhat indiscernible, this mediated view of the outside world simultaneously turns inward. Gili Tal’s work explores our understanding and experience of the urban environment by looking at how it is appropriated by lifestyle narratives so ubiquitous they become part of the visual fabric of daily life itself.
Gili Tal’s work examines our everyday experience of urban and civic life. She utilizes photographs of everyday street scenes, signage and architecture to consider the relationship between capitalism, idealized images of the modern city and the subject on the receiving end. Based in London, Tal’s art has been shown widely at international venues and in the UK.