Ella Littwitz

Ella Littwitz is a multidisciplinary artist, working with notions of landscape and nationalism. Her installations deal with territories and engage history, culture and politics. Her practice is research based and involves collaborations with different scientific fields such as botany, archeology and geography.
Born in 1982, Littwitz received her BFA from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem (2005-09) and is a Laureate of the HISK in Ghent, Begium (2014/15).
Littwitz exhibited worldwide, with solo exhibitions in Kunst Halle Sank Gallen (CH), Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida (ES), Salzburger Kunstverein (AT), Petach Tikva museum of Contemporary Art (IL), MWW Muzeum Współczesne Wrocław (PL) and group exhibitions in Ticho House – The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (IL), Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn (EST), Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (IL), Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània, València (ES), CCA Tel Aviv (IL) the 6th Moscow Biennial Special Program (RU) and the 12th Istanbul Biennial (TR), among others, Littwitz received the Swiss Guggenheim foundation Prize (2018 CH), Artis exhibition grant (2019, IL) Outset Studiomakers grant (2018 IL), the Lottery fund grant (2017 and 2018 IL), Igal Ahouvi The Most Promising Artist Prize (2013, IL) the Botin Foundation Prize (2012-2013, Santander, ES), Arbeitsstipendium Stiftung Kunstfonds (2012,DE) and Mitchell Presser Excellence Award granted by Bezalel Academy (2009, IL).

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Ella Littwitz

works

The Unknown Land of the South

2017

Iron, soil 200 cm diameter

Uptoot

2015 detail

2015
21x430x5cm
143 species of seeds, wood
Photo richard duyck

The Promise

2019

2019
Bronze
51x32x30 cm
Photo Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, Gunnar Meier

The Elephant in the room

2019

geocells,Tiers

Photo Centre d’Art la Panera / Jordi V Pou

Taboo

2019

Bronze 40X20X15 cm

Kwisatz Derech

2017 Petah Tikvah museum

itchy sharqiya

Installation view

Kwisatz Derech

Installation view

‘A moon in Ramallah is a star in Hebron’

Embroidery 48 x 92 cm

Far As Where Olive Grows, Low As The Bottom Of The Sea

2018

2018
olive waste, plaster, woo
13x96x19cm

Facts in The Ground

2018

2018, bronze 30x30x10 cm