ABOUT

A practicing video artist and documentary maker for the past twenty years, Even has produced both linear and interactive video work representing the less overt manifestations of complex, and at times extreme, social/political dynamics in specific locations (e.g. Palestine, Turkey, Spain, the U.S. and Germany, among others). Her work has appeared at the Museum of Modern Art, NY, at the Whitney Biennial, the Johannesburg Biennial, as well as in many galleries, museums and festivals in the U.S., Israel and Europe, including Rotterdam Film Festival, San Francisco Film Festival and New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center. It has won numerous grants and awards, including 3ARTs Visual Arts Award; Fledgling Distribution Fund; Artadia Awards, Chicago (winner of top award); Golden Gate Awards Certificate-of-Merit, San Francisco International Film Festival; Media Arts Award, The Jerome Foundation; Individual Artists Program Awards, NYSCA, and many others; and has been purchased for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (NY), the Jewish Museum (NY), the Israel Museum (Jerusalem), among others. Even has been an invited guest and featured speaker at many conferences and university programs, including the Whitney Museum Seminar series, the Digital Flaherty Seminar, SXSW Interactive Conference, Art Pace annual panel, ACM Multimedia, the Performance Studies International conference (PSI), the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts conference (SLSA) and others. Her work is distributed by Heure Exquise, France, Video Data Bank (VDB) and Groupe Intervention Video (GIV), Canada.

Currently an Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Even has taught also at the School of Art & Design, the University of Michigan, at New York University, at Columbia University, NY and at a number of other colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad, and has published articles about video art history and theory in Israel and the United States.

 

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