Irit Batsry

Irit Batsry is an artist working mainly in video and installations. Her work has been shown extensively and was awarded the prestigious Whitney Biennial Bucksbaum Award (2002) as well as the Grand Prix Video de Création Société Civile des Auteurs Multimedia (1996 and 2001) among others. Selected shows include the National Gallery in Washington, the National Film Theater and the ICA (London), Reina Sofia Museum (Madrid), Museu d’Arte Moderna (Rio), Ludwig Museum (Köln), Tel Aviv Museum, Artists Space, Whitney and the MOMA in NYC. In 2007 the Jeu de Paume in Paris organized a retrospective of her videotapes (1981-2007).