Ella Littwitz

 

Ella Littwitz (b.1982, Israel) lives and works in between Berlin, Ghent and Israel. She is a Laureate of the HISK (Ghent, Belgium) in 2015 and received her BFA from Bezalel (Jerusalem, Israel) in 2009.

Littwitz exhibited in Israel, Europe and the US including the 6th Moscow Biennial Special Program, the 12th Istanbul Biennial, Salzburger Kunstverein (Austria) and the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (Israel). Littwitz received the Igal Ahouvi The Most Promising Artist Prize (2013, Israel) the Botin Foundation Prize (2012-2013, Santander, Spain), Arbeitsstipendium Stiftung Kunstfonds (2012, Bonn, Germany), Mitchell Presser Excellence Award granted by Bezalel Academy in 2009 and the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship in 2008-2010.

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Education

2013 - 2015
Advanced Studies & Practice-based Research in Visual Arts, HISK, Hoger Institut Voor Schone Kunsten-Vlaanderen, Ghent, BE

2010
Post-graduate art and audiovisual research at Le Fresnoy- Studio national des arts contemporains, FR

2008
DNSEP (Diplôme national supérieur d'expression plastique) Ecole des Beaux arts de Clermont-Ferrand, FR

2005
MFA, University Marc Bloch, Strasbourg, FR

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Itchy Sharqiya, curated by Irit Tal, Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL
No Vestige of a Beginning, No Prospect of an End, Copperfield Gallery, London, UK
Everybody Knows That the Boat is Leaking, Galeria Silvestre, Madrid, ES

2016
Art Rotterdam - New Art Section, Harlan Levey Projects, Rotterdam, NL

2015
Techno City, Art Brussels, Wallonia-Brussels Federation, Brussels, BE

2013
TEOTWAWKI, Biennale Jeune Creation, Watch this space 7, La Galerie Commune, Tourcoing, FR
Monographie Arts 10+3, La Médiatine, Brussels, BE
O Superman, ISELP, Brussels, BE
O Superman, IKOB - Museum of contemporary art, Eupen, BE
Cave / Construction / Ruin, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, BE

2012
Science goes art, Fondation Roche, Basel, CH

2011
Bring us to ourselves, Module Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
SAMPLE, curated by Humberto Moro, Zona Maco with Harlan Levey projects, Mexico City, MX

2016
The End of the World, Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, IT
Indiscipline (WIELS Program), Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
BIP - Biennale de l'Image Possible, Liège, BE
A Prisoners Cinema, Iselp, Brussels, BE
Riddle of the Burial Grounds, Extra City, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, BE
Tous Belges, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Meymac, Abbaye Saint André, FR
Hors Pistes - 11th edition, Performance Central Alberta - Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
Art Brussels, Contemporary Art Fair, Discovery section - Harlan Levey Projects, BE
Now Belgium Now - LLS 387, Antwerp, BE
IMPRINTS - Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
KIKK Festival, Namur, BE
One more Take, Geraadsbergen, BE
Techno City, Point Culture, Brussels, BE
Performance Central Alberta, Campo, Gent, BE
Do you speak Synergy, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Working Title Situation - Performance : Central Alberta, Brussels, BE
Les Papillons de Mai, Galerie V2, Le Vecteur, Charleroi, BE
The act of staring at the sun, Zwart Wild, Gent, BE
Festival Kicks, BPS22, A Certain Amount of Clarity, Charleroi, BE
De loin aussi d'ici, Marrion de Canière, Antwerp, BE
De Nieuwe Omstandigheden, Crohapox, Gent, BE

2015
Hors Pistes Brussels, Performance Central Alberta, Galeries Cinéma, Brussels, BE
HISK Final Show, Gent, BE
And it Doesn't matter if the phone Rings, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art-Special Program, Moscow 2015
2m3, Performance, Brussels, BE
Etcetera III, SMAK, Gent, BE
Perceptive, Plagiarama, Galerie Rivoli, Brussels, BE
ETE 78, Brussels, BE
Young Belgian Art Prize, Bozar, Brussels, BE
Shifting Ground with Thomas Depas, CLOVIS XV, Brussels, BE
First Without Words with Olivier Dekegel, ISELP, Brussels, BE
Screening : "The Theatre of Oklahoma", Les Ateliers Vortex, Dijon, FR
HISK Open Studios, Ghent, BE
TRAFIC, Home cinéma, Lausanne, CH
Family Maters, De La Charge, Brussels, BE
Soirée Pan / Found pixel, La Panacée, Montpelier, FR
Need, private office, Paris, FR

2014
Limited Access, International Festival of moving images, Tehran, IR
La force du changement, Hotel Charleroi, Charleroi, BE
Fallen from grace with Klass Vanheedrawing and Egon Van Herrewegh, Broelmuseum, Kortrik, BE
31st Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, A Certain amount of clarity, Kassel, DE
Prix Du Hainaut des Arts Plastiques, Ath, BE
18th JIHLAVA IDFF, A Certain amount of clarity, competition section Short Joy, CZ
Men with broken hearts, De La Charge, Brussels, BE
HISK Open Studios, Ghent, BE
ART BRUSSELS, Contemporary Art Fair, Hisk Cafe, Brussels, BE
Screenings, carte blanche à Michigan films, A Certain amount of clarity, Théâtre De Poche, Brussels, BE
Fata Morgana, IKOB - Museum of contemporary art, Eupen, BE

2013
Screening Bring us to ourselves Mikhaïl, (WIELS program), Galeries Cinéma, Brussels, BE
Cinéma 104, Bring us to ourselves Mïckael, La Citadelle, The Theatre of Oklahoma, Pantin, FR
TRAFIC, Home Cinema, Lausanne, CH

2012
Zinebi 54, "45 Magnun" co-director Jacques Loeuille, Bilbao, ES
KUNSTVLAAI Festival of Independents, The Theatre of Oklahoma, Red Shoes programme, Amsterdam, NL
Nuit Blanche, The Theatre of Oklahoma, Brussels, BE
Ville en Abîme, Hotel Charleroi, Charleroi, BE
Prix Médiatine, Brussels, BE
L’Europe des esprits ou la fascination de l’occulte 1750-1950, AUBETTE 1928, Strasbourg, FR
De La Charge, Brussels, BE

2011
All hell broke loose, Ancienne Bibliothèque Municipale, Tournai, BE
Made in Choi, Atelier Choi, Paris, FR
Bird's eye view of..., Fine Arts Museum of Charleroi, BE
To hug a snake, Les Subsistances, Lyon, FR
56ème Salon de Montrouge, La Fabrique, Montrouge, FR
ABC Art Belge Contemporain, Fondation Culture et développement, Sofia, BG
Jeune Artiste La Libre, La Libre Belgique, BE
La Biennale d'Art Contemporain de Cahors, FR
Festival L'Ososphère, Strasbourg, FR
Les Instants Vidéo, Marseille, FR
Theatron Open-Air-Festival, Munich, Olympiaparc, DE
Festival Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay, Quebec, CA

2010
ABC Exhibition of Belgian Contemporary Art, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, FR
Festival les Urbaines, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2010
Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Kassel, Germany, 2010
Soft Machine -Panorama 12, LE FRESNOY, Tourcoing, FR
Up-and-coming Festival, Hanovre, Germany, 2010
FIIE, Paris, FR
Soirée Flare, Musee Fabre, Montpelier, FR
Lille 3000, Gare saint-sauveur, Lille, FR

2009
Festival International du Court métrage de Clermont-Ferrand, FR
Étrange Festival, Paris, FR
Les Enfants du Sabbat 10, Centre d’art contemporain du Creux de l’Enfer, Thiers, FR
Tout est si simple, La Tôlerie and Galerie in Extenso, Clermont-Ferrand, FR
Un Archipel d'expériences - Panorama 11, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, FR

2008
Première, CAC Meymac, Abbaye Saint-André, FR
Festival International du Court métrage de Clermont-Ferrand, Brèves Digitales, Clermont-Ferrand, FR
Festival Vidéoformes, Clermont-Ferrand, FR

Residencies

2015
FAP, Fondatione Aurelio Petroni, IT

2014-2015
HISK, Gent, BE

2013
ISELP, BE

2012
WIELS, BE
HOTEL CHARLEROI, Charleroi, BE

Awards, Grants and Residencies

2015
LANGUI Prize, Young Belgium Art Prize Exhibition at Bozar, BE

2012
CNAP, Image mouvement, FR

2012
PRIX MEDIATINE, BE

Publications and exhibition catalogues

The Word Magazine, Portfolio Reports : Artist Emmanuel Van der Auwera cautionary tales by Dorien Schelfhout, BE, October 2016
Le Quotidien de L'Art, Week end, Text by Pedro Morais, FR, N°1122, 2 September, 2016.
Riddle of the Burial Grounds - Extra City. Text by curator : Tessa Giblin, Exhibition catalogue, BE, 2016
CANVAS, interview about Young Belgian Art Prize, Bozar, BE, 2015
HISK Catalogue - Open Studios Book, Ghent, BE, 2015
Catalogue Young Belgian Art Prize, Bozar Books, BE, 2015
SAISON VIDEO, interview : Emmanuel Van der Auwera speaks with Mo Gourmelon about "A certain amount of clarity", FR 2015
HISK 2015 : Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten "Newspaper for Art Brussels and Open studios".
REVUE 50°NORD # 7, FR, 2014
L'ART MEME n°60 - Contrôle et Transparence, Text by Colette Dubois, n°60, BE 2013
HIPPOCAMPE - Cavalier de l’apocalypse, Text by Septembre Tiberghien, n°12, FR 2013
Emmanuel van der Auwera - Monograph, Woluculture, published by La Médiatine, BE, 2013
H ART, #118, O Superman, Text by Colette Dubois, 7/11, 2013 BE
HOTEL CHARLEROI - Annexe - publication project by Armin Lorenz Gerold, Daavid Mörtl, Georg Petermichl and Antoine Turillon, BE 2013
L'ART MEME n°57 Au plus près des cornes de la bête, Text by Benoit Dusart, BE 2012
SALON DE MONTROUGE 56eme Catalogue -Text by Daria de Beauvais, FR 2011
LA LIBRE BELGIQUE Portrait, Text by Claude Lorent, BE 03/2011
ART PRESS 2 n°19 ABC - Art Belge Contemporain, FR 2010
Panorama 12 - exhibition catalogue published by Le Fresnoy, Le Studio des arts contemporains, FR 2010
Les EDITIONS du MOUVEMENT -Text by Benoît Hické, Les illusions perdurent, FR 07/2010
Panorama 11 - exhibition catalogue published by Le Fresnoy, Le Studio des arts contemporains, FR 2009
Les ENFANTS du SABBATT. 10 -Text by Florence Ostende, published by Le Creux de l'enfer, FR 2009
PREMIERE 2008 - exhibition catalogue, published by CAC Meymac, Abbaye Saint-André, FR 2008

Do You Speak Synergy?, Installation view
Do you speak synergy?
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