Daya Cahen

Daya CAHEN (1969, The Netherlands) makes photographs, videos and installations. She studied Photography at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Cahen’s work revolves around propaganda, indoctrination and the manipulative power of the media. She explores the representation of political icons, symbols of power and the role of the masses versus the individual. In 2007, Cahen was nominated for a Golden Bear for Short Film in Berlin for The Stalin That Was Played by Me.


The Stalin That Was Played by Me (2006, short), Nashi (2008, short), Nashi II (2009, instal), Birth of a Nation (2010, short), We Lived Our Ordinary Lives (2012, short)