Ran Slavin


Film maker, video artist, visual designer and sound composer, Ran Slavin’s work is centered on time based media and the use of electronic and digital technologies to explore the dynamics between photography, fiction, digital intervention and narrative. His work explores cinema, multi channel video sound installation and various musical sub genres.


1967 Born in Jerusalem Israel
1975-1978 Lives in San Francisco
1983-1986 Lives in London
1985 Lives in Singapore
1986-1990 B.F.A. Betzalel Art Academy, Jerusalem
1990-current Lives and works in Tel Aviv


2020 Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv
2018 Beita Gallery, Jerusalem
2018 Nicosa Art Center, NIMAC, Cyprus
2017 Haifa Museum of Modern Art, Israel
2016 Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel
2013 Bet Hansen, Jerusalem
2012 Galerija Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania
2012 Givon Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel
2009 La Tolerie, Videoformes, Clermont-Ferrand, France
2008 Netwerk Centre for Contemporary Art, Aalst, Belgium
2008 Tavi-Dresdner Gallery, Tel Aviv
2006 Media Nox gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
2006 Te Tird Ear, Tel Aviv
1996 Office in Tel Aviv gallery, Tel Aviv Israel
1994 Sadnaot Haomanim gallery, Tel Aviv Israel
1992 Yavne Art gallery, Yavne Israel
1992 Betsalel Art Academy gallery, Jerusalem Israel
1991 Beit Haomanim gallery, Jerusalem Israel


2020 Call for Dreams, best film, Dreamer of Dreams Film Festival, UK
2020 Call for Dreams, best Film at La Paz International Film Festival, Bolivia
2020 Call for Dreams, best Film at AVIFF Cannese Film Festival, France
2018 Call for Dreams, Utopia Film Festival, best film
2018 Call for Dreams best actress,Te European Independent Film Festival, Paris
2018 Ophir Awards nomination best production design, Israel
2018 Te Sino x Niio Illumination Art Prizes, Hong Kong
2015 Te Rabinovitch Foundation for Arts, catalogue funding
2015 Mifal Hapais exhibition grant
2011 New Fund for Cinema and Television
2007 Honorary Mention Prix Ars Electronica
2006 Te Rabinovich foundation for the arts Cinema Project, Tel Aviv Israel
2006 Israel Lottery Council for the Arts, Israel
2006 Prize in Art and Design from the Ministry of Science, Pras idud Hayetsira
2006 Te Rabinovich foundation for the arts – Cinema Project, Tel Aviv Israel
2004 Prize for music video 951 video awards, Tel Aviv Israel
2002 Prize for best music video at the 951 video awards, Tel Aviv Israel
2002 First prize for sound design of channel ’5+’ id’s, Promax, Los angeles USA
1999 Best soundtrack for music of documentary flm ‘Stress’ at Doc-Aviv
1996 Prize for original director at the haifa music video competition, Israel
1994 Te Young Artist Award, Tel Aviv Israel
1991 Te Sharet Fund Award, Tel Aviv Israel

Selected film festivals:

POFF Black Nights Film Festival, Camerimage Film Festival, Haifa International Film Festival, AVIFF Cannes Art Film Festival (winner), Utopia Film Festival (winner best Film), The European Independent Film Festival (winner best actress) Paris, Ficci Film Festival, Asian Film Festival Barcelona, 10th Cinefantasy Fantastic Film Festival São Paulo, Brazil and many more.

Participation in selected art shows include Ashdod Museum, Israel (2020), Hong Kong billboards (Sino-Niio prize 2019) Times Square billboards New York (Zaz Projects 2018) Mediations Biennale Poland (2017) The Ostrale Biennale /Dresden (2017) CCA Leipzig (2016) The Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art /Israel (solo, 2016) The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre /Cyprus (2015) Hong-gah Museum, Taipei (2014) Manifesta Satellite events /Belgium (2012), Museum on the Seam /Jerusalem (2012)
Maerzmusik /Berlin (2011) Videoformes/France (2010) Petah Tikva Art Museum /Israel (2009) Tel Aviv Art Museum (2009) Netwerk CCA Belgium (solo 2008) Ars Electronica /Linz (mention of honour 2007) Liverpool Biennial (2006) Venice Biennale of architecture (2004)

Music appear son Crónica, False Ind, Mille Plateaux, Sub Rosa, Rail Cables, AK Duck, Earsay, Nana Discs, Esoteric Recordings