Israel’s arts scene is one of the most vibrant in the world. By presenting Israeli art, music, film, dance and literature to an international audience, the Israel Institute showcases an important aspect of modern Israel that few people get to see firsthand, and fosters the deeper understanding of Israel that the Institute is committed to inspiring.

The SCHUSTERMAN Visiting Israeli Artists Program,
2017-2018

Thirteen prominent Israeli artists will be in residence at colleges and universities across the United States for the 2017-2018 academic year, among them filmmakers, choreographers, musicians, and authors.

 

The artists will come as part of the Visiting Israeli Artists Program. Celebrated in a variety of disciplines, the artists will spend a semester teaching and presenting their work to audiences in local communities through classes, exhibitions and performances.

The 2017-2018 Visiting Israeli Artists include:

2017-2018 Visiting Artist

January 5 – April 23, 2018

Composer Hana Ajiashvili has received commissions from Israel's leading new music group, the...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

October 6 – December 15, 2017

Assaf is a leading Israeli choreographer of the younger generation, having received...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

August 25 – December 18, 2017

Two of Israel’s most highly regarded filmmakers will be team teaching this fall. Bergman, a...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

August 23 – December 13, 2017

Citron, one of Israel’s most versatile figures in theater, directs the sign language theater...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

September 8 – January 8, 2018

Drumlevich performed in venues such as the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Kennedy Center, Palais...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

January 19 – May 11, 2018

Since the beginning of her career, Erdos has been receiving choreography commissions from dance...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

January 13 – May 18, 2018

Gundar-Goshen is the author of Waking Lions, a fiction bestseller in Europe and Israel...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

October 2 – December 20, 2017

Public Radio International (PRI) calls Victoria Hanna the “freshest, edgiest, weirdest artist...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

January 12 – May 7, 2018

An actor, director, and dramaturge, Horovitz has been touring the world with Dan Clancy’s The...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

October 15 – November 5, 2017

In a special arrangement, filmmakers Tamar Kay and Or Sinai will visit several American...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

August 25 – December 18, 2017

Two of Israel’s most highly regarded filmmakers will be team teaching this fall. Bergman, a...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

October 15 – November 5, 2017

In a special arrangement, filmmakers Tamar Kay and Or Sinai will visit several American...

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2017-2018 Visiting Artist

August 25 – December 22, 2017

One of Israel’s most active choreographers, Ziv has performed and created work for dance and...

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