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Biography

 Biography

ARIANE LITTMAN 

Born in Switzerland, works in Jerusalem

Education

2004

M.A in Art and Aesthetics from the Faculty of Faculty of Humanities,  the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jewish-Arab Seminar in Documentary Photography and Journalism at The Musrara School of Photography, Digital Media & New Music, Jerusalem

 1998 M.F.A in Fine Arts, the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
1991 B.F.A Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors, the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

1986

B.A from the Faculty of Social Sciences in International Relations and History of Muslim Countries, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Professional Activity

1998- 

Senior Lecturer at the department of Inclusive Industrial Design at Hadassah Academic College, Jerusalem

2006-2008

Freelance photojournalist for the Tages-Anzeiger, Switzerland

 

2003-2006

Lecturer at the College of Management Academic Studies, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rishon Lezion Campus

 

2002-2004

Tutor at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Ramat Gan

 

1999-2001

Tutor at the Youth Department of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1991-1994

Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Grants & Residences:

2012

Lectures

Artis Foundation Grant Recipient

The Lebowitz Visiting Artist in Residence at the Women Artists Series Galleries, Douglass Library, Rutgers, NJ

2015

2012

  Lecture at the Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden N.J.

Lecture at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, Delaware

Visiting Artist at Towson University, Towson Maryland

Lectures to students attending the ‘Women and Creativity course”, Rutgers University, NJ

Lecture at the Knowledge and Power Plenary talk at the Voorhees Chapel Lebowitz, Rutgers University, NJ

The Lebowitz Public Lecture as the Lebowitz Visiting Artist in Residence at the Women Artists Series Galleries, Douglass Library, Rutgers, NJ

 

  Cartography & Narratives, a workshop in Zurich organised by the Commission on Art and Cartography of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) in collaboration with ETH Zurich, Institute of Cartography and Geo information and Concordia University (Montreal)

 

2011 Conference of the Geographical Association # 52, The Tel Aviv University, Department of Geography, Tel Aviv 
Singulières Frontières, Cycle de conférences proposé par F. Girault, J-F Staszak, J. Michelet. Université de Genève, Faculté des Sciences Economiques et Sociales, Départment de géographie et environnement, Genève 
  Guest of honour at Mobile Borders International Conference (Border Regions in Transition), co-hosted by the Geography Department of the University of Geneva and the Alpine Geography Institute, University Joseph-Fourier-Grenoble
   
SoloShows

2015

2012

  Healing, the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, Delaware

The Wounded Land Map Project: A Borderline Case (2004-2012), the Women Artists Series Galleries, Douglass Library, Rutgers, NJ 

2001

2008

  Wounded Land 2009-2010, the Artists’ House, (Special Project), Tel Aviv

Smoking Utopia # 2, video Installation, Artist’s Residence, Herzliya(Collaborative Project with Reuven Zahavi)

2007

2002

  BorderLand, Mapping and Walking Jerusalem’s Borderline, Red Lounge in the Willy Brandt Center, Jerusalem

The Mobile Forest in LandEscapes: Mysteries of the (holy) LandA Multi-Site project at The JCCs Gershman Y, Drexel University Gallery, and Moore College of Art Gallery, Philadelphia

Hidden Correspondences # 2, The Artists House, Jerusalem

2001

  Hidden Correspondences, The Gallery, the Academic College of Education, Oranim
  Correspondence, The Gallery, Kibbutz Be’eri

2000

White Land, The Artists House, Jerusalem

Core, Noga Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

1997

  Aim Luski Shows: Ariane Littman: A Voyage into the Sublime, Herzliya Museum of Art

1995

  Virgin of Israel and Her Daughters, The Artists House, Jerusalem

1992

  Nature Morte, Bograshov Gallery, Tel-Aviv
 Group Shows  
 2016 Signs for Sale, N&N Aman Gallery, Tel Aviv

All That Remains, The Zaritsky Artists’ House, Tel Aviv

Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson Maryland

 2015 Beuys, Beuys, Beuys, a multi-site project at the Artist House Tel Aviv, Beit Binyamini – Ceramic Center, Gallery Contemporary by Golconda, Gallery Meshona, Gallery Agripas and the Training Gallery at Sapir College

Visions of Place: Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art, Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden N.J.

2014

Marelle, Jardin Botanique du Muséum, La Rochelle, France

Heara 12 – Historical Comment, The Hansen Hospital, Jerusalem

No Man’s Land, Artist’s House, Jerusalem

Encounters at the Edge of the Forest, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago

Searching for the Concealed, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv

2013

  MaPnificent, Artists use Maps, The Bronx River Art Center, New York

Convergence: Narrating Place, Design Research institute, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

MAPnificent, Artists Use Maps, AIGA Philadelphia SPACE, Philadelphia

2012

  Blessed are the Artists: Religion, Faith and Contemporary art, the Visceglia Gallery, Caldwell College, NJ

The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art and Society, Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, NJ

Le Collectif UPJ, Une image, une rencontre, Galerie Fotografika, Gland, Switzerland

VIP14, Ticho House, the Israel Museum, special video project for

Between Green and Red, Jerusalem

Taste of Honey, The Pioneer Settlement Museum in Emek Yizrael, Kibbutz Yif’at

Close Up Vallarta, the 2nd International Festival of Video Creation, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 

2011

  Silent Memories, Project no. 132, Office in Tel Aviv Gallery

Border Regions in Transition XI: Mobile Borders, performance and lecture at the conference co-hosted by the geography Department, University of Geneva and the Alpine Geography Institute, University Joseph Fourier-Grenoble

Evergreen, Beit Avi Hai, Jerusalem 

2010

  Muses in the Valley, The Pioneer Settlement Museum in Emek Yizrael, Kibbutz Yif’at

Act of State, Centre de la Photographie, Geneve, Switzerland 

2009

  Refuge City, 50 Photographers of Master Class photograph the backyard of  Tel Aviv, Jaffa Port

Ahuzim, Between Poetics & Politics, within the framework of Manofim– Opening of the Art Season, September, 2009, The Yellow Submarine, Jerusalem

Body and Soul, Artists of the Artists’ Studio, Dwek Gallery, Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Jerusalem

The Age of a Different Re-Action, galerie davide gallo, Berlin

2008

  Jerusalem, Surface Fractures, The Artists House, Jerusalem

Lift-Off, Jerusalem Art Season Opening, Spotlight on Contemporary Israeli Art at the Jerusalem Artists Studios

Border Walls, Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, New York 

2008

  Nocturnal Stillness, (Collaborative Project with Reuven Zahavi), The New Gallery & Artists’ Studios, Teddy’s Stadium, Jerusalem

Common Territory, a video night with Reuven Zahavi at Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem 

2007

  The Window Project, in collaboration with the Artists House, Jerusalem

Desert Generation, 40 years of Occupation 1967-2007, Meneer de Wit Gallery, Amsterdam

20th Instants Video Festival, Munich, Germany

Heara 11- The Last Comment, Multi-Site Interdisciplinary Art Event, Jerusalem 

Visual Israeliness, The Dorothy de Rothschild University Campus, Raanana

Desert Generation, 40 years of Occupation 1967-2007 Israeli and Palestinian Artists against the Occupation, the Artists House, Jerusalem

Act of State, Photographic History of 40 Years of Occupation, the Gallery of Minshar, School of Art, Tel Aviv

Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey, The Jewish Museum, New York

Captured Moments, The Israel Knesset, Jerusalem and Tiltan The School of Design and Multimedia Studies, Haifa

2006

 

  Captured Moments, the Edge art Centre, Nahariya, New Art Gallery, Kyriat Tivon, The Israel Knesset, Jerusalem

Offering Reconciliation, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan

Downtown Jerusalem, A Multi-Site project at The Yellow Submarine, the Artists Studios and Barbur, Jerusalem

Disengagement, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art (Collaborative project with Reuven Zahavi)

A Place, Three Women, Vitrina, the Gallery of the School of Design, Holon Institute of Technology

Heara 10 – Comments on the Israeli Acropolis, Science Museum, Jerusalem

2005

  “…and turn into a single scream”- women and human rights during armed conflicts, Antea Gallery, Jerusalem

Sugia Event (Heara 9) Sergey Courtyard, Jerusalem 

2004

  Heara 8 – Comments on Hospitals & Schools, Contemporary Art Event, The International Anglican School, Jerusalem

Jerusalem – Sacred Walls, Museum Bar David, Kibbutz Bar Am

Efshar, A bi-national project by Israeli and Palestinian Women artists, Hazira, Jerusalem

One Pink Rose, Organic Art in a Digital Era, Prison Six, Atleet 

2003

  Migrashim Harusim, Art Happening, Sergey’s Courtyard, Jerusalem

Inside Out, Artists Studios, Talpiot, Jerusalem

Religion Art and War, Salon des Arts, London

Heara 6 – on the Border (of) the Comment, The Citadel of David, Jerusalem

Scar, The New Gallery, Artists’ Studios, Teddy’s Stadium, Jerusalem 

2002

  The Return to Zion: Beyond Place and Principle, Artime, Tel-Aviv

The Boundaries of Sculpture, Israeli Sculpture Between Art, Science and Technology, The Open Museum in Tefen and Omer and the Gallery at Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Imagine, 300 Artists for Co-Existence, Um-El Fahem, Plonit Gallery, and Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

2001

  Liminal, Museum of Art, Ein Harod

The Perfect Couple, Noga Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

Dialog, The Israel Knesset, Jerusalem

Love at First Sight, the Vera, Silvia, and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Israeli Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 

1999

  Art Focus 99, The Spirit of the Time and the Spirit of the Place, Teddy’s Stadium, Jerusalem

Wasteland, The New Gallery, Artists’ Studios, Teddy’s Stadium, Jerusalem

Six Set up a Table, The House in Mousrara, Jerusalem 

1998

  In the Name of the Land, In the Name of the Lord, art and realities in Jerusalem, The Artists House, Jerusalem

Long Memory – Short Memory, William Breman Jewish Heritage  Museum, Atlanta, Georgia

Twelve Artists from Bezalel: Graduates of the Bezalel Program for Young Artists, Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design Jerusalem

After Rabin; New Art from Israel, The Jewish Museum, New-York

Between Beauty and Destiny: Three Generations of Israeli Art, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Ohio

Desert Cliche: Israel Now – Local Images, NEXUS Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia, Yerba Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California

Young Israeli Art, Ministry of Economic Affairs of North Rhine-Westfalia, Duesseldorf, Germany

To the East, Orientalism in the Arts in Israel, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

A Point of View, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art

1997

  Home, Gallery Anadiel, The Old City, Jerusalem

Desert Cliche: Israel Now – Local Images, The Bass Museum, Miami Beach, Grey Art Gallery & Study Center of New York University, NYC

Out of Senses, Muhka, Antwerpen, Belgium

O Mama – The representation of motherhood in Israeli Contemporary Art, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan 

1996

  Woman Time, The Artists House, Haifa

Station Transformation, Project No. 3, the New Central Bus Station, Tel Aviv

Desert Cliche: Israel Now – Local Images, Arad Museum & Museum of Art, Ein Harod

Long Memory – Short Memory, City Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina

Marks, Artists work throughout Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1995

  New Works, Noga Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

Sculpture, Installation 95, Israel Festival, Jerusalem 

1994

  Meta-Sex 94, Bat Yam MuseumBograshov the Street – Export Surplus, Bograshov Gallery Tel Aviv

Tel Hai 94, Upper Galilee

90-70-90, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art

Meta-Sex 94, The Mishkan Le’Omanut, Ein Harod

From the Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Bograshov 3, the Suitcase, Bograshov Gallery, Tel Aviv

1993

Keren Sharett Grant Winners, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

Third Person, Bograshov Gallery, Tel Aviv

The Range of Realism, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Who is signed on the duck?, Bograshov Gallery , Tel Aviv

1991

  Bezalel, Graduates Exhibition, Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem 
Prizes    

1992

Awarded the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Grant for Young Artist 

1991

Awarded the Bezalel Academy Marie Fisher Memorial Prize for the Advancement of Young Artist
Public Collections:
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Herzliya Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, New-York
Private Collections:
Jerome Stern, New-York; Gil Brandeis, Tel Aviv; Dr. Janne Gallen-Kallela-Siren, Director of  The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y.