Judith Dimitria Fleishman

Book of Hours
St. Mary Magdalene Chapel, Granary
Plasy Monastery 1994

Curated by Ron Miltenburg


Judith Fleishman contributed several projects: for the Saint Mary Magdalene Chapel in the granary, she made a site specific sound and light installation entitled “Book of Hours”, using 12 candles, 24 ticking alarm clocks and autumn leaves. She conducted an intervention in the convent which took the form of a floor text piece (Spát) written with laundry detergent. Together with Charlie Citron as photographer, she realized the performance in the Chapel entitled “Cleaning Her House”. And together with Charlie Citron they made the photo session “A Fall from Grace”.

Judith Dimitria Fleshman (b. 1958) is a visual artist, performer and writer who lives and works in New York City. In 2003, Abaton Book Company published her text/visual collaboration Looking for Maya. Her prose has been published by Tema Celeste, Rogue Magazine and the artist zine The Orifice.

Fleishman’s work can be found in many private and public collections, such as The Museum of Modern Art, The NYC Public Library, the Gemente Museum Arnhem, Netherlands, and The Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany.