Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Art in Review: Katarzyna Kozyra: ‘Looking for Jesus’

THE NEW YORK TIMES
By Ken Johnson
A scene from the Polish artist Katarzyna Kozyra’s video about people with Jerusalem syndrome, who believe they are Jesus. Credit Courtesy of Katarzyna Kozyra Foundation, Warsaw and Postmasters Gallery, New York
NEW YORK---In “Looking for Jesus,” an entertaining, philosophically intriguing, 70-minute video by the Polish artist Katarzyna Kozyra, the camera follows Ms. Kozyra in Jerusalem, where she finds and interviews men who believe they are Jesus. She’s looking for people with a condition known as Jerusalem syndrome, characterized in part by delusional over-identification with characters from the Bible. ‘Looking for Jesus’ Postmasters 54 Franklin Street, TriBeCa Through Feb. 28. [link]