GULI SILBERSTEIN                               DIGITAL VIDEO ART              

AWARDS AND NOTABLE SCREENINGS & PUBLICATIONS

- Best experimental film, Short Movie Club, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Minsk Belarus, 24.7.17
- Best experimental film, New York Film Week, 11.7.17
- Best Experimental Film - Sydney World Film Festival, Sydney Australia, 26.6.17
- 3rd place award - 7th International Videoart Festival of Camaguey, Cuba, April 4-9 2017
- DAFilms.com online portal publication event of 6 works and an interview, January 2017
- Swedenborg Film Festival March 2016 award nomination, curated by Gareth Evans and Nora Foster
- London Short Film Festival 2016 award nomination
- Best experimental film award for 'Cut Out' in Compétition Expérience - Un festival c'est trop court ! In Nice, France, October 2015
- 'Unprotected Zone', Museum on the Seam, Jersusalem, 2015, alongside Artur Zmijevsky, Bruce Nauman, Mounir Fatmi, Yael Bartana, Michal Rovner and more. Invitiation by curator Raphie Etgar
- Whitechapel Gallery Open Screenings event, curated by Gareth Evans, London, 2015
- Best experimental film award for 'Cut Out', Bornshorts Film Festival, Denmark, September 2014
- Solo show - 'Disturbdance', Video Room, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki. Curator: Kaarina Ormio, 2014
- Winner of an open call for a guest artist-curator exhibition for Salisbury Arts Centre, UK. Curating the exhibition 'Freedom of Others', and participating. October 2012
- ‘Human Frames’ travelling exhibition, section: fear, curated and presented by Lowave (Paris) in partnership with The Substation (Singapore), KIT-Kunst-im-Tunnel (Germany), and supported by the Asia Europe Foundation, 2011
- ‘Home Less Home’, curated by Raphie Etgar, Museum on the Seam. Showing with artists Yael Bartana, Anselm Kiefer, Michelangelo Pistoletto and more, 2009, Invitiation by curator Raphie Etgar
- Solo show - ‘Logistics of Perception’, Tel-Aviv Artists House, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 2009
- Solo show - '3 works', Tel Aviv Artists House, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2008
- ‘In Transition Russia 2008’ exhibition, curated by Sheila Pinkel, Helene Black and Alisa Prudnikova: The Museum of Fine Arts, Ekaterinburg, and The National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia, 2008
- ‘Heartquake’ exhibtion, curated by Raphie Etgar, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem. Other participants include: Anselm Kiefer, Alfredo Jaar, Douglas Gordon, Yael Bartana, 2008
- Special mention in Signes de Nuit festival in Paris, for the video 'Re:Commandments', April 2008
- ‘Visions in the Nunnery’, curated by Tessa Garland and Cinzia Cremona, the Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts, London 2007 & 2016
- Centre Pompidou cinem Paris, screening by Signes de Nuit, curated by Dieter Wieczorek, February 2007
- ‘Signal channel’ exhibition. participating artists include: Nam June Paik, Peter Campus, Tony Oursler and Gary Hill, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and South Bend Regional Museum of Art in South Bend Indiana, Omaha, NE USA, 2006
- Champ Libre, ‘CITÉ INVISIBLE/INVISIBLE CITY’ – 7E Manifestation Internationale Vidéo et Art Électronique, Montréal (Participating artists include: Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Gabriel Periot) 2006
- Transmediale 2004 - selected for best videos compilation screening tour (along with Harun Farocki, Bjørn Melhus, The Otolith Group (Kodwo Eshun, Anjalika Sagar, LIU Wei)
- Best political work award, ‘Mixed Messages’, the New School University, media art students competition 2001



Bio: London-based artist & filmmaker Guli Silberstein (b. 1969, Israel) researches the moving image by creating digital video experiences since 2001. Guli received a BA in Film from Tel-Aviv University in 1997, a MA in Media Studies in 2001 from The New School University, New York, USA, where he lived in 1997-2002, and since 2010, he is based and settled in London UK. His works are characterised by processing personal recordings, found footage, and mixes of both to create reflections regarding social-political issues, image-aesthetics and human perception. The videos have won awards and been shown in numerous festivals and art events worldwide. A selection of it is curated in Sedition Art, alongside Bill Viola, Yoko Ono, Rioji Ikeda, Tracey Emin and others.

CV-Portfolio: https://www.dropbox.com/s/shgned7f7g4o1ih/GSilbersteinPortfolio2020.pdf?dl=0


Highlights:

Awards:

- Field of Infinity won best experimental film award in Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival. 26.06.20.

- Field of Infinity nominated for best British film, London Short Film Festival, BFI Southbank, Jan 10-19 2020.

- Field of Infinity got the main award at Festival international Signes de Nuit, the Italian version in Urbino Italy.

Jury: "For the rhythm achieved by intertwining sound and image which are skilfully employed to express those "other" images abstracted from their original narrative contexts, to become anew concrete in the perception of the viewer.".

- A special mention award for Field of Infinity at Festival international Signes de Nuit, 12.10.19, Paris
http://www.signesdenuit.com/paris/P17/E_Award_CT.htm
- Field of Infinity: Venice Film Week - best experimental film award ! 3.9.19

- Best experimental film award for Stuff As Dreams, Short Movie Club, Minsk Belarus, 23.7.17
- Best experimental film award for Stuff As Dreams, New York Film Week, 11.7.17
- Best experimental film award for Stuff As Dreams, Sydney World Film Festival, 26.6.17
- 3rd place award for Stuff As Dreams, International Videoart Festival of Camaguey, Cuba 9.4.17

- Best experimental film award for 'Cut Out' in Un festival c'est trop court ! In Nice, France, October 2015
- Best experimental film award for 'Cut Out', Bornshorts Film Festival, Denmark, September 2014

- Special mention in Signes de Nuit festival in Paris, for the video 'Re:Commandments', April 2008
- Best political work award, ‘Mixed Messages’, the New School University, media art students competition
2001


Notable Exhibitions:

- Art Fair Madrid, a parallel fair around ARCO from 26th February to 1st of March 2020.

- Bronx Art Space, New York, in the exhibition by Synthetic Zero: The Virtual is (Always) Already Real, curated by Mitsu Hadeishi.

- Field of Infinity was on show at the SSA | VAS OPEN 2020, in a presentation curated by Cutlog artists moving image, taking place at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh, 22 December until 30 January

- NOW DIGITAL, part of Margate Festival, Margate UK, 2019

- Stuff As Dreams is in 'Radical Immersions' exhibition, Watermans Centre west London. Curated by Klio Krajewska, September 2019.
- Field of Infinity in WRO Media Art Biennale Poland May-Dec 2019
- A video work commission for Museum on the Seam Jerusalem: ‘Target: Over & Out’, Jan-March 2019, with artists Anselm Kiefer, Oliver Pietsch, Joram Rozov, Larry Abramson, Yoshida Shigenobu, Shirin Abedinirad and more.

- INTERFACE |Video Art Event, IX edizione, [.BOX]Videoart project space, 2018

- Stuff As Dreams in File Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo Brasil, 4.7-12.8.18
TIME is Love.10 - international video art program.
First screening - ZKM - Zentrum für Kunst und Medien Karlsruhe 2017.
‘Visions in the Nunnery’, curated by Tessa Garland and Cinzia Cremona, the Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts, London 2016

- Invited to participate in 'Unprotected Zone', Museum on the Seam, Jersusalem, 2015, alongside Artur
Zmijevsky, Bruce Nauman, Mounir Fatmi, Yael Bartana, Michal Rovner and more.

- Bright Shadow video art exhibition, curated by Kyle Chung, 'The Morgue', Chelsea College of Arts, London 2015

- A solo show - 'Disturbdance', Video Room, Galleria Huuto, Helsinki. Curator: Kaarina Ormio, 2014

- ‘Signal channel’ exhibition. participating artists include: Nam June Paik, Peter Campus, Tony Oursler and Gary Hill, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts and South Bend Regional Museum of Art in South Bend, Indiana, Omaha, NE USA, 2006


Other:

- A detailed interview in the printed-only Found Footage Magazine, conducted by José Sarmiento Hinojosa. Available for purchase online at www.foundfootagemagazine.com and in selected book shops. Published on March 2020

- A guest artist lecture, by invitation of the City of Poznan and Collegium Da Vinci university, Poznan, Poland  Dec 12, 2019

- Joined Tracey Emin, Bill Viola, Yoko Ono and many good others in the digital art platform Sedition's curated artist selection

- Review: The Jerusalem Post, 'A Fine Line', about the work 'Target: Over & Out'. 18.2.19
- A talk and panel at 'Ecstatic Truth: Lessons of Darkness and Light' conference, RCA 27.5.17
- Jury for experimental film competitions at the 20th Jihlava Film Festival, October 2016, Czech Republic
- Found Footage Magazine #2, April 2016 – film review
- The Scotsman, Scotland's national newspaper. film review, April 2016
- Else Journal, Review in 'Digitality and Visuality of Nostaligia, Trans-ideology' by Ming Turner, 2015
- Winner of an open call for a guest artist-curator exhibition for Salisbury Arts Centre, UK. Curating the
exhibition 'Freedom of Others', and participating. October 2012


Filmography:
- The Devil Had Other Plans (Act I, II, III), 2020, UK
- Decomposition (collection), 2020, UK
- Matter & Light, 2019, UK
- Displacement, 10'00'', 2019, UK
- Meltdown, 6'13'', 2019, UK
- Field of Infinity, 5'22'', 2018, UK
- Never Twice the Same Color, 16'14'', 2018, UK
- Impressure, 4'35'', 2017, UK
- Cry Havoc, 5:40'', 2017, UK
- Stuff As Dreams, 5'52'', 2016, UK
- Moving Across Opposite Directions, 6'15'', 2016, UK
- Machinic Phylum, 4'05'', 2015, UK
- Nour (light), 4'41'', 2015, UK
- Object, 4'15'', 2015, UK
- Cut Out, 4'19'', 2014, UK
- Video Work, 3'50'', 2014, UK
- System Error, 4'16'', 2013, UK
- Disturbdance, 3’25’’, 2012, UK
- Reform, 4’18’’, 2011, UK
- Staring into Infinity, 4’44’’, 2010, UK
- Being Shot, 5’00’’, 2010, UK
- Excerpt, 4’35’’, 2008, Israel
- Re:Commandments, 5’00’’, 2007, Israel
- Beach, 4’55’’, 2006, Israel
- Layers of Cognition, 5’07’’, 2005, Netherlands/Israel
- Schizophrenic State (version #2), 6’00’’, 2003, USA/Israel