Irit Batsry

1957
Born in Ramat Gan, Israel
1982
B. F. A. Cum Laude, Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem, Israel
1983
Post Graduate Certificate in Video, Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem, Israel
1984
Instructor and On-Line Editor, Film/Video Arts, New York, United States
Lives and works in New York, United States

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2013
Screen, Aut aut arte contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2010
Caution | Danger, Bendana | Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France
2009
Beach at Nightfall / Caution, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, United States
2008
Beach at Nightfall, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel
2007
These Are Not My Images and Carte Blanche à Irit Batsry, Cinéma MK2 Beauboug, Cinéma MK2 Hautefeuille, Paris, France
Enlace 31 Irit Batsry, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
La ligne jaune (suite),Centre d’art contemporain Le parvis, Ibos, France
Irit Batsry, un parcours vidéo, Video K.01, Centre d’art contemporain Le parvis, Pau, France
2006
Irit Batsry : retrospective vidéo 1981-2006, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
Through the Looking, Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, United States
The Yellow Line, Monkey Town, Brooklyn, United States
2004
These Are Not My Images, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States
These Are Not My Images, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, United States
These Are Not My Images, Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, United States
2003
Irit Batsry: Set, Whitney Museum of American Art, United States
Monografie Elettroniche Irit Batsry, La Ferme du Buisson, Temps d’images, Noisiel, France
To Leave and to Take, Whitney Museum of American Art, United States
To Leave and to Take, Centro Cultural do Belem, Temps d”Images, Lisbon, Portugal
2002
Fuller’s Flow, The Biosphere, Montreal, Canada
These Are Not My Images, Yerba Buena Art Center, San Francisco, United States
These Are Not My Images, Images Festival, Toronto, Canada
These Are Not My Images, Le Fresnoy,Tourcoing, France
These Are Not My Images, Cinema Parallel/Excentris, Montreal, Canada
These Are Not My Images, Ithaca College, Ithaca, United States
These Are Not My Images, Syracuse University, United States
These Are Not My Images, Cornell Cinema, United States
These Are Not My Images, Crandall Public Library, United States
These Are Not My Images, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
These Are Not My Images, Itau Culural, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Question de Regards, Cinéma des Cinéastes, Paris, France
ArtPace Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, Texas, United States
VideoZone Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel
Available Light, Saw Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
Leuven Cinema Zed, Leuven
2001
These Are Not My Images, New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center, United States
These Are Not My Images, Museu de Serralves, Odisseia nas Imagens, Porto, Portugal
To Leave and To Take, Museu de Ciencia et industria Moagens Harmonia, Porto, Portugal
Irit Batsry in Person, Filmhaus Kino, Sixpack films, Vienna, Austria
Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg, France
The Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, United States
New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center, United States
Immagina Leggera Festival, Palermo, Italy
Akt 3, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
Video Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Akademie der Kunste, Bremen, Germany
Université du Québec, Montreal, Canada
The spirit and Power of water conference, Vielle Charite, Marseille, France
Die Balie Cinema, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Kino 46, Bremen, Germany
2000
To Leave and To Take, The Veemvloer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
These Are Not My Images, Filmhouse, Cologne, Germany
These Are Not My Images, The Arsenale Cinema, Pisa, Italy
Ich ist etwas Anderes, Düsseldorf, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2013
1825 DAYS, Galerie Bendana | Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, France
CarpeDiem Arte E Pesquisa, Lisbon, Portugal
2012
TRO-PI-CAL, Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway
2011
Warning House, Herzliya Biennial for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2010
FIAC Cinéphémère, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France
Window (in Memoriam), Durex Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Eco, Rytmo, Acaso, Durex Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2009
The Portrait Show, Durex Arte Contemporanea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Artist talk, Polo de Pensamento Contemporaneo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A Flow of Ideas, Tweed Museum of Art, Minnesota, United States
These Are Not My Images, Centre pour l’image contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
As It Is Written, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, United States
Artist talk, Polo de Pensamento Contemporaneo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2008
Jerusalem Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel
Displacement, Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, United States
2007
These Are Not My Images, Cultural Institute, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
A simple case of vision, Autour de la terre, Auberive, France
A simple case of vision, Lycée Faidherbe, Lille, France
2006
At Home in the World, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, United States
2005
These Are Not My Images, Jerome, Hill and Foundation The Museum of Modern Art, New York, United States
2004
Visione in Viaggio, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
A Simple Case of Vision, Bakou Art Museum, Azerbaijan
These Are Not My Images, Visione in Viaggio, Turin, Italy
L’Arte del Video – Il viaggio dell’uomo immobile, Fondazione Ragghianti, Lucca, Italy
Saison Numérique de Paris, MK2 Bibliothèque, Paris, France
These Are Not My Images, Centre d'Art d'Enghien-Les-Bains, France
2003
Festival Némo, Forum des Images, Paris, France
Festival Hazira, Han Theater, Jerusalem, Israel
Les Rencontres d’Arles, France
Biennale du Film d’Art, Cologne, Germany
Nuit Art Vidéo, Maison Internationale de Rennes, Rennes, France
Visibilta Zero, Castello Colona Pilis, Genazzano, Italy
Interferenze, Lux Opera, Vilnius, Lituania
Text, Number, Story, Berrie Center Photo Lounge, Ramapo College, New Jersey, United States
These Are Not My Images, Kunstfilm Bienale Köln, Museum Ludwig, Germany
2002
The Whitney Museum Biennial, New York, United States
Media Art Daejeon - New York: Special Effects, Daejeon Muncipal Museum of Art, Korea
ArtPace Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, Texas, United States
Santa Monica Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, United States
Migros Museum for Contemporary Art, Zurich, Switzerland
Images de la Paraula, Art Center Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain
Taiwan International Documentary Film Festival, Taiwan
Cinema Nova, Festival Temps d’images, Brussels
Festival Concerts d’hiver et d’aujourd’hui, Théâtre de l’Echange, Annecy, France
Itau Culural, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Cinema L’univers, Transphotographiques Festival, Lille France
Passage to Utopia, Annexia, Espace Croix-Baragnon, Toulouse, France
2001
New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center, United States
Cine et casi Cine, The Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain
Vidéo/Je Vois, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
International Video Festival, Vigo, Spain
European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck, Germany
Videophilosophie, April in parking meters, Cologne, Germany
«Ten Years of video Art» Valenciennes, France
La nuit de l’art Video, Namur, Belgium
Videomarea, Gênes, Italy
2000
The London Intl. Film Festival, United Kingdom
The Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, Netherlands
The Jerusalem Intl. Film Festival, Israel
ISEA, Forum des Images, Paris,France
Marseille Documentary Film Festival, Fictions du Réel, La Criée, France
Rewind to the Future, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
Art Film Festival, Czech Republic
Netmage Festival, Bolonia, Italy
In Video Festival, Milano, Italy
Instants Video Festival, Manosque, France
Immaginaleggera Festival, Palermo, Italy
Video-Art Plastique, Herouville St. Claire, France
Enter Multimediale, Prague, Czech Republic
Traverse Video, Toulouse, France

Awards and scholarships (Selection)

2004
The New York State Council on the Arts, New York, United States
2002
Great Prize, Whitney Biennial, Bucksbaum Award, Whitney Museum, New York, United States
New York Foundation For The Arts, United States
2001
Great Video Prize of Création, La SCAM (Société Civile des Auteurs Multimedia), Paris, France
First Prize, Intl. Video Festival, Vigo, Spain
1999
Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology, fellowship, Montréal, Canada
The New York State Council on the Arts, New York, United States
1996
Délégation aux Arts Plastiques, Ministère de la Culture, France
Great Video prize of Creation, the SCAM (Société Civile des Auteurs Multimedia), Paris, France
1995
First prize, 15th Videoart Festival, Locarno, Switzerland
1992
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellowship, New York, Montréal, Canada
Delegation in the Plastic arts, Ministry of Culture, France
Great Video of Creation, the SCAM (Société Civile des Auteurs Multimedia), Paris, France

PUBLICATIONS (Selection)

2010
Chrissie Iles, Christiane Paul, Carter E. Foster, and Tina Kukielski, Yale University Press
A Decade in Conversation: A Ten-Year Celebration of The Bucksbaum Award, 2000-2010: With Interviews with Paul Pfeiffer, Irit Batsry, Raymond Pettibon, Omer Fast
2009
Cinémas Contemporains. Du Film a l’installation, Luc Vancheri, Aléas Editions. France
Des Mains Modernes, Plastique de la Mutilation, Irit Batsry, Luc Vancheri, Editions L’Harmatan, France
Habiter le monde : les figures poétiques dans le cinéma du réel, Corinne Mau
2008
Buckminster Fuller, Starting with the Universe, Hays and Miller, United States
2007
Chapitre 7 : Habiter un Flou-Monde, page 169 à 181, Thèse de doctorat en Esthétique du Cinéma, France
2005
Art Life, Lawrence Rinder, Gregory R. Miller and Company, United States
2003
Video Prints from Set, with an essay by Lawrence Rinder, United States
Hybrid Images: a selection from neither there nor here, United States
Stuff It, The Video Essay in the Digital Age, Editor Ursula Biemann, Switzerland
2002
Vidéo : un art contemporain, Françoise Parfait, Editions du Regard, ISBN : 2-84105-133-1, France
2001
Visioni Elettroniche, L’oltre del cinema e l’arte del video, Sandra Lischi, Biblioteca di Bianco & Nero, ISBN : 88-317-7808-0, Italy
Habiter le monde: les figures poétiques dans le cinéma du réel, Corinne Maury
1994
Irit Batsry: Traces of a Passage, monograph in the collection Chimaera, France

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