Segev as her American girl persona, with her avatar double projected behind her. Ita Segev in Knot in My Name. Gibney Dance, New York, 2019. (Photo by Scott Shaw; courtesy of Ita Segev)
Ph.D. Candidate Yarden Stern piece, "Gender and Nation Tightly Bound: Ita Segev’s Knot in My Name," was published in the most recent edition of TDR.
Knot in My Name is a transfeminine, anti-Zionist performance... it is an elaborate journey into a riddled psyche as it is attempting to synthesize the marginalization of transgender identity and a history of violent complicity in the occupation of Palestine. Embracing this abundance, Knot in My Name is at once a solo show, performance art, a dance and movement piece, and a political document, expressed through a synthesis of experimental and multimedia performance
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