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Born 1990. Based in Jerusalem. 

I mix photography, filming, and performance techniques to create a picture I have in mind.
I ask - what is reality and who produces it?

 

Studies

2013-2017 - B.F.A - Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Screen Based Arts Department (Honors Graduate)

https://2017.bezalel.ac.il/sba/ben-hantkant/

 

Awards

2019 - Outset / Fresh Paint Mentoring Award

2018 - ARTiq LGBT Art Enterprise - honorable mention

https://www.erev-rav.com/archives/48972

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

http://tlvfest.com/tlv/he/2018/06/14/tlvfest-winners-2018/
2018 - Kinoproba Film Festival - honorable mention

http://kinoprobafest.com/news/3191/

2017 - Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design - Excellence Award

2016 - Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design - Excellence Award

2015 - Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design - Excellence Award

Group Exhibitions

2021 - Contemporary Art Exhibition - Bastille Design Center - Paris, France. Curator: Romain Tichit

2020 - The Incubator - Art Cube Artists' Studios young artists exhibition. Jerusalem, Israel. Curator: Maayan Shelef

https://www.artiststudiosjlm.org/the-incubator.html

2020 -  Expansion - Edmond De Rothschild Center - Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Nohar Ben-Asher

https://edrcenter.com/en/exhibitions/419/

https://www.haaretz.co.il/gallery/art/artreview/.premium-1.9012292

https://lgbtqcenter.org.il/expansion/

https://www.aurora-israel.co.il/expansion-en-el-centro-edmund-de-rothschild

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

https://www.erev-rav.com/archives/48972

https://in.bgu.ac.il/tag/Pages/previous.aspx

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

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

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

Festivals and Screenings

2020 - UTOPIA - The Tel-Aviv International Festival of Fantastic Film

http://futures.utopiafest.org.il/short/story-city/

2020 - TLVfest - Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival - Special screening of art films

2019 - Cheries-Cheris International LGBTQ Film Festival

https://cheries-cheris.com/festival/films/courts-metrages-gay-2/
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

https://www.irisprize.org/film/war-room/
2018 - Painting the Spectrum LGBTQ+ Film Festival

https://spectrumguyana.wordpress.com/week-4-lets-experiment/
2018 - OMOVIES Film Festival
2018 - SFG International LGBTQ Film Festival

https://serilefilmuluigay.ro/2019/en/films/war-room/
2018 - SPE Media Festival 
2018 - Short Film Corner Festival de Cannes

2018 - Succa BaHazer festival

Special programs

2020 - Art Cube Artists' Studios - Mentoring program for Jerusalem artists

https://www.artiststudiosjlm.org/ben-hantkant.html

2020 - Manofim - Jerusalem Contemporary Art Festival - Artist’s Appointment

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