The project for me is about the idea of bodily intelligence and what kind of messages the body can send to us and what it tells us. I was thinking about the wisdom teeth as a kind of a relic from the past that serves no function anymore, but somehow contains some kind of lost wisdom or knowledge (…) ”

With this video, discover the genesis of Leaky Teeth through the eye of Dafna Maimon. The exhibition Leaky Teeth by Dafna Maimon is on view at the Institut finlandais in Paris until August 1, 2021. With a series of drawings, sculptural elements and a video piece filmed in Maison Louis Carré, Dafna Maimon invites the public to listen to their bodies and discover the wisdom within their bodily knowledge.

Video by Archie Chekatouski