Ruth Patir

Ruth Patir works with video, film, and performance in sequences that confuse the public and private spheres. Patir employs new technologies as tools for rethinking narratives, contemplating gender paradigms and exploring the aesthetics of power. Her latest solo exhibition “Love Letters to Ruth” showcased at Hamidrasha Gallery (2018, Tel Aviv) was centered around appropriating national narratives and their incorporating them within her autobiography by means of 3D technologies. Her film “Sleepers” (2017) was awarded The Experimental Cinema and Video Art Award at the Jerusalem Film Festival, and was showcased at Danspace Projects New York during president elect Donald Trump’s Inauguration. Patir’s work has been exhibited at venues such as CCA Center for Contemporary Art – Tel Aviv, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Anthology Film Archives – New York, MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York, Kav 16 Gallery – Tel Aviv, and Flux Factory New York among others. The artist holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem, and an MFA from Columbia University in the city of New York.

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Ruth Patir


Love Letters To Ruth

2018 Installation view

Hamidrasha gallery Hayarkon 19

Photos: Tal Nissim

Marry, Fuck, Kill


Faking A Smile Is Easier Than Explaining Why I'm Sad


Double sided mirror, web cam, computer AI algorithm for facial recognition

Shlomo X

2015 Video


2016 video