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Bio/Contact

Ben Hantkant (Born 1990, Haifa) is a video artist, cinematographer and video editor. Currently, Ben is based in Jerusalem. 

In his films and installations he explore aspects of society, gender, and sexuality, while breaking their regular definitions and asking what is true and what is false.

 

Studies

2013-2017 - B.F.A - Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Screen Based Arts Department (Hons - Graduated with honors)

 

Artist Awards

2019 - Outset / Fresh Paint Mentoring Award

2018 - ARTiq LGBT Art Enterprise - honorable mention

 

Film Awards

2018 - TLVfest - Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival - first prize in Israeli Short Films Competition
2018 - Kinoproba Film Festival - honorable mention

Group Exhibitions

2019 - ARTiq LGBT Art Enterprise Exhibition of 2018 award winners - Trumpeldor Gallery, Beer Sheva, Israel. Curator: Yahel Zacks

2019 - Sublet - A temporary cultural mall - The Talpiot Cinema, Jerusalem. Curator: Oz Biri, Ido Ferber

2017 - In. Out. City - Beita Gallery, Jerusalem. Curator: Sharon Balaban

2016 - Wandering - Hansen Gallery, Jerusalem. Curator: Maya Yavin

Festivals and Screenings

2019 - Cheries-Cheris International LGBTQ Film Festival
2019 - Playa del Carmen LGBTQ Film Festival

2018 - TLVfest - Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival              2018 - Kinoproba Film Festival
2018 - IRIS PRIZE LGBTQ Film Festival
2018 - Painting the Spectrum LGBTQ+ Film Festival
2018 - OMOVIES Film Festival
2018 - SFG International LGBTQ Film Festival
2018 - SPE Media Festival 
2018 - Short Film Corner Festival de Cannes

2018 - Succa BaHazer festival

 

 

 

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