Orit Ben-Shitrit

works with video, photography, performance and choreography. She utilizes movement and bodies to implicate the powers that be, their mechanisms of domination and the potential for violence. Born and raised in Israel, Orit is based in New York, where she was awarded a NYFA fellowship in Film/Video. Recent shows include MACRO, Rome; El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe; the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art and the Haifa Museum of Art; as well as exhibitions in Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Russia, the United States and China.