Amit Epstein (Germany)

Amit Epstein
participant in
Vad – Video Art Database
CologneOFF V – 5th Cologne Online Film Festival 2009

1977 Born in Tel-Aviv, Israel
1995 Graduate of Theatre Department at Thelma Yellin High School of Fine and stage Arts
Followed by intensive course at SNDD/ School for New Dance Developments in
1997 Dancer at Rina Scheinfeld dance theater Company in Tel Aviv.
2002 Bachelor of Fine Art at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem
Bezal’el Prize for Excellence 2001, 2002 & Meisler Prize for Design 2002
2003 Winner of a DAAD artist scholarship for 2 years
2005 Gratuate of Haute Couture class by Vivienne Westwood at UdK Berlin.
2009 Stockholm.Syndrome Video-art project supported by Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin

Exhibitions (Selection):
2009 Art of Emergency, Artneuland; Berlin
2008 Wir sind immer fuer euch da, Kunsthaus Dresden
2007 SIPA Seoul International Art Fair; Korea
Asia-Europe Mediations National Museum, Poznan, Polen
2006 Gedenkort für die im Nationalsozialismus verfolgten Homosexuellen
Akademie der Kunst am Pariser Platz, Berlin, Germany
Il tempo fermato International Memorial Day of the Holocaust, Rome, Italy
2005 Madonna Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany
Experimental contemporary video & music 291 GALLERY, London; UK
2004 Lies, Lust, Art & Fashion – Signale der Kleidung PODEWIL, Berlin, Germany
2003 “Wonderyears ” NGBK & Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Video Screenings (Selection):
2009 International short film festival, Hamburg, German competition, Germany
Clermont-Ferrand Kurzfilm Festival, France
AG Deutscher Kurzfilmverband, 100 outstanding German shortfilms
2008 InterFilm- International kurz Film Festival, Berlin, German competition, Germany
Videotanz aus Israel, Kunstfest Weimar, Germany
Jewish Film Festival Berlin & Potsdam, Germany
2007 Videologia International festival of audio-visual arts Volgograd, Russia
winner of the 3. Prize
Warsaw’s Jewish Film Festival, Poland
Vienna’s Jewish Film Festival, Austria
The 11th International Festival for Dance Films & Videos Den Hague, Holland
2006 International Video-dance Festival in Tel-Aviv, Israel
2004 4. Festival of Israeli Films Cinéma des Cinéastes, Paris, France
2003 International Film Festival Jerusalem Wolgin competition, Israel
Europe Video-dance Festival, Tokyo Japan