Ann is a visual artist and filmmaker. Born in Tel-Aviv 1979, studied Film (BA) and Fine Arts (MA) at The School of Visual Arts, NY. Her works were exhibited at The Moscow Biennial for young art, WRO Media Art Biennial, B3 Moving Image Biennial, The Hammer Museum, The Tel-Aviv Museum, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Anthology Film Archives, Künstlerhaus Bethanien and Apexart. Film Festivals include: Dok Leipzig, New Horizons Film Festival, Locarno Festival and Ann Arbor Film Festival. Oren is an award recipient from The New York State Council on The Arts, B3 Moving Image Biennial, Doker International Documentary Film Festival Moscow, Epos Film Festival and Seoul International New Media Festival. She lives/works in Berlin.

Contact: annoren (at) gmail.com

 

Education:

2009 Skowhegan School of Art, ME.
2007 The School of Visual Arts, NY. MFA. Major: Fine Arts.
2004 The School of Visual Arts, NY. BFA. Major: Film & Television. 


Awards:

2019 Israeli Films Competition Winner, EPOS Film Festival, The Tel-Aviv Museum.

2019 Ostrovsky Family Fund Grant

2018 Best IT Documentary Award, DOKer Moscow International Documentary Film Festival

2018 Jury selection, Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo

2018 Cinematic Vision Award, Amsterdam Film Festival

2017 Best Artwork Award, B3 Moving Image Biennial, Frankfurt
2017 The New York State Council on the Arts Project Grant
2016 Rabinovich Foundation Grant
2016 Israel Lottery Council for Culture and Arts Grant
2016 Ostrovsky Family Fund Grant
2014 New Artist Award, NeMaf 2014 Seoul International New Media Festival
2014 Nars Foundation Fellowship
2012 Special Jury Award, The Social Media Film Festival
2009 Spiro Arts Fellowship
2008 The Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant
2006-2007 Scholarship from The School of Visual Arts
2004 Visual arts fund grant, The School of Visual Arts
2003 The National board of reviews New York Grant


Solo Screenings, Exhibitions and Commissions:

2019 THE WORLD IS MINE EPOS, The Tel-Aviv Museum.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE NewFilmmakers New York, Anthology Film Archives, New York.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE DOKer Moscow International Documentary Film Festival.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE World Film Festival, Estonian National Museum, Tartu.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE Millenium Docs Against Gravity Festival, Warsaw.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE Big Muddy Film Festival, Southern Illinois.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE Gdańsk DocFilm Festival.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE Signes de Nuit Festival, Bangkok.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE Madrid Film Festival.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE Sound_Track Cologne, See the sound.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE Vilnius Documentary Film Festival, Lithuania.

2018 THE WORLD IS MINE PrintScreen Festival, Holon Cinematheque, Israel.

2017 THE WORLD IS MINE Dok Leipzig.

2017 THE WORLD IS MINE B3 Moving Image Biennial, Frankfurt.

2017 THE WORLD IS MINE New Horizons Film Festival, Wroclaw, Poland.

2017 THE WORLD IS MINE New Orleans Film Festival.

2017 DEUX FEMMES Ann Arbor Film Festival, MI, USA.

2017 THE WORLD IS MINE Sound Unseen Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN.

2017 THE WORLD IS MINE Olympia Film Festival, Olympia, WA. 

2017 THE WORLD IS MINE Underground Cinema Film Festival, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland.
2016 THE SUPREME SPASM Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.
2016 THE SUPREME SPASM Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY.
2015 InContact APEXART, NY.  
2015 InContact PrintScreen, Holon Museum, Israel.  
2013 InContact The Tel-Aviv Cinematheque, Israel.
2013 InContact  Carnegie Mellon Film Festival, Pittsburgh.
2013 InContact Underground Cinema, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland.
2012 InContact Anthology Film Archives. New York, NY.
2012 InContact The Social Media Film Festival, Las Vegas.
2010 COLOR OCCURRENCE MediaLab Prado, Madrid. In collaboration with Zevan Rosser.
2009 IN SECURITY multi-media play, collaboration with Unbound Collective. 3LD, NYC.


Group Exhibitions and Screenings (Selected):

2020

Stuttgarter Filmwinter.

2019

L’Alternativa Barcelona Independent Film Festival. Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona.
CODEC Festival Internacional de Cine Experimental y Video, Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo, Mexico City.

KLEX Kuala Lumpur Experimental Film Festival.

VR/AR Haifa International Film Festival.
2018

MONITORING with Kasseler Dokfest, Germany.

EUROVIDEO 2018 Théâtre de Liège, Belgium.

Another experiment by women film festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York.

Trancehuman tendencies Hilbertraum, Berlin.

2017 

B3 Moving Image Biennial, Frankfurt.

Locarno Film Festival, presented by The Parders.

Videoformes 2017 festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Musrara Mix Festival, Jerusalem. 

Space Odyssey beyond Material Confinements, Radiator Gallery, NY
2016
Custom Paradise SomoS Art, Berlin.
Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival.
DELETE TV - Broadcast exhibition program. ch. LA36, Los Angeles/ch. C31 Melbourne.
2015
the trees the trees the trees Cindy Rucker Gallery, NY, NY.
Roots On The Ground Floor, LA.  
NewFilmmakers Anthology Film Archives. New York, NY.
artvideoKOELN German-Japanese Cultural Centre Cologne, Germany.
Tele-Novela ACRE-TV.
2014
Le Deuxieme Sexe Nuit Blanche aux Salaisons, Les Salaisons, Paris.
Preliminary Study: RSI –T Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, NY/ Muskegon Museum of Art, MI.
FILE Festival FIESP Cultural Centre - Ruth Cardoso, Sau Paulo, Brasil.
Seoul International New Media Festival.
International Film Festival of Fine Arts Szolnok, Hungary
2013
WRO Art Center Biennial Wroclaw, Poland.
PrintScreen Festival Holon Museum, Israel.  
F_ll in the bl_nk. Nars Foundation. Brooklyn, NY.  
2012
EPOS Cinepublika The Tel-Aviv Museum of Art.  
Me Pix Rochester Contemporary Art Center, NY.  
Re-new / The Interactive Media Arts Conference (IMAC) Copenhagen.
The Double Cabinet, NY and LAXART, LA.
Skowhegan at 92YTribeca, NYC.  
2010
Moscow Biennale of Young Art Tsaritsyno Museum, Moscow.
Media Façade Festival Europe 2010 Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin.
NewTown: Convergences The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA.
MOVES10 – Framing Motion The Bluecoat, Liverpool.  
(IN)TANGIBLE Taller Boricua, NY, NY.  
2009
WRO 13th Media Art Biennale WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland.
2008
Come Out & Play APEXART, New York, NY.
2007
Crude Technology The Annex, Whitebox, NYC.  
View From Here PS122, New York, NY.
$960,000+ SVA gallery, New York, NY.  
2006
Too much freedom? ‘Freewaves’, The Hammer museum, LA.


Residencies:
2019 Torino Film Lab Extended.

2018 FEATURE EXPANDED with Lo Schermo dell'arte.

2015 - 2016 Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.
2014 Nars Foundation, NY.
2013 HomeBase Build V, Berlin.
2013 I-Park, Connecticut.
2013 Aljira Emerge 11, NJ.
2010 NES, Skagaströnd, Iceland.
2010 Open Up MediaLab Prado, Madrid, Spain.
2009 Spiro Arts Park City, UT.


Publications:
THE SUPREME SPASM, Künstlerhaus Bethanian, 2016.


Bibliography:

Miasteczko Poznań, May 2019.

Roim Olam  Oct 20, 2018.

Ha'aretz Oct 2018.

THE ARCADE PROJECT  May 2018.

VOGUE, May 11, 2018.

Polityka, May 13, 2018.

Pelna Sala, May 15, 2018.

VICE April 11, 2018.

Look under the surface  Aug 2017.

Kreuzer - Leipzig Magazine  November 2017.

Mephisto 97.6 Nov, 2017.

swampflix, December 2017.

Vocaloid News  December 2017.

DOBA July, 2017.
I-D VICE 

THE SUPREME SPASM PIERROT, AND OUR STAGING OF DESIRE, Lumi Tan, Künstlerhaus Bethanian, 2016.

BE MAGAZINE summer 2016.
The New York Observer July 9th 2015.
Superga Cinema, February 2015.

Preliminary Study: RSI - T (Repetitive Strain Injury - Technology), Exhibition Catalogue, Naomi Lev, 2014.
Stigmart10 VideoFocus 14 Art Review, March 2014
Vector February 2014
Ha’aretz August 9th, 2012
Postal7600 Sept/Oct 2012
The Skowhegan Alliance Sensorium, December 2012
Adequately Fresh, January 2010
HYPERALLERGIC Oct ’09.
The Brooklyn Rail July 2008.
NY Art Beat June 2008.