">Name: "Anaphase," a performance by Israel'sBatsheva Dance Company
Artist: Ohad Naharin and the Batsheva Dance Company|
Confronting Bodies: Israel's Theater Censorship Board and haredim, an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect
Date of Action: May 1988
Specific Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Description of Artwork: "Anaphase" is a tribute to Israel's evolution to liberalization. The controversial elements of the piece feature 28 dancers who remove their outer garments while seated on wooden chairs and the performance of a traditional Jewish song, Echad Mi Yodea, by a well known Israeli rock band.
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