Curriculum Vitae

Gilad Baram
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Born 1981 in Israel
Based in Berlin, Germany

2006-2010 BfA – Magna cum Laude. Photography Department.
Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, 
Jerusalem, Israel.
Select Film Festivals
*Award / ** Nomination (see below)
2019 Frames of Representation International Film Festival – ICA London (UK)
First Look Film FestivalMuseum of the Moving Image, NYC – (USA)
2018 Filmadrid Int’l Film Festival - Vanguardias competition** (S)
Lima Independiente Film Festival - Fronteras Destruidas competition** (PE)
Docaviv Int’l Documentary Film Festival - Depth of Field competition** (IL)
BAFICI – Buenos Aires Int’l Independent Film Festival - Avant Garde & Genre competition** (AR)
CPH:DOX Int’l Documentary Film Festival - New Vision Competition** (DK)
68th Berlinale Int’l Film Festival - Forum Expanded (DE)
2017 Lo Schermo Dell’Arte Int’l Film Festival (I)
ArteCinema Film Festival, Naples (I)
Painting with Light Film Festival – National Gallery Singapore (SG)
Jewish Film Festival Barcelona, (S)
Transatlantyk Int’l Film Festival (PL)
Etonnants Voyageurs Festival, Saint Malo (F)
Le FIFA Int’l Art Film Festival, Montreal - Prix Essei Competition* (CA)
Trieste Int’l Film Festival - Art & Sound Competition* (I)
2016 Brussels Art Film Festival, BOZAR (BE)
DokuArts Int’l Film Festival, Berlin (D)
Pacific Meridian Int’l Film Festival (RU)
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (USA)
FILAF Int’l Film Festival, Perpignan (F)
Galway Film Fledeah, Galway (IR)
Docaviv Int’l Documentary Film Festival (IL)
DOK.fest Munich Int’l Documentary Film Festival (DE)
One World Int’l Film Festival (CZ)
2015 Jihlava Int’l Film Festival - Opus Bonum & First Lights competition** (CZ)
Select Museum & Gallery Screenings
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2022 Anthology Film Archives – Image-Less Films Series (USA)
2020 Bibliothèque Nationale de France- Cinéma de Midi (F)
2019 Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris (F)
Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh (UK)
Le Mois du Film Documentaire (F)
2018 Spike Gallery, Berlin (DE)
2017 Museum of Photography, Seoul (KR)
La Casa Encendida, Madrid (S)
KUMU Tallinn (EE)
2015 Tel Aviv Museum (IL)
DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague (CZ)
2014 The Getty Museum, L.A. (USA)
Select Photography Festivals & Events
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2020 VIPhoto Fest – Photography Festival, Vitoria-Gasteiz (EUK/S)
2019 Revela’T – Photography Festival, Barcelona (CAT/S)
PhotoONE – Photography Festival, Taipei (TW)
2018 Beyond The Lens, Bangkok (TH)
2017 MAST – Foto / Industria Photography Festival (I)
Bucharest Photofest (RO)
Fotofestiwal – Int’l photography Festival, Lodz (PL)
Anthology Film Archives, NYC - w/ the International Centre for Photography (USA)
2016 Rencontres photographiques d’Arles (F)
Select Exhibitions
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2020 KOUDELKA: EXILES & PANORAMAS, Ernst Leitz Museum, Wetzlar (DE)
2019 VIDEONALE.17, Kunstmuseum Bonn (DE)
KOUDELKA – INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPES Museum Helmond (Curator: François Hébel) (NL)
2016 KOUDELKA – WALL/EXILES Nederland Fotomuseum, Rotterdam (Curator: Frits Gierstberg) (NL)
2015 REGARDING SPECTATORSHIP: REVOLT AND THE DISTANT OBSERVER, Bethanien / Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin (Curators: Boaz Levin and Marianna Liosi) (D)
2013 THE READYMADE CENTENNIAL, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa (Curator: Ruth Direktor) (IL)
SCREENGRAB, New Media Art Awards, James Cook University, Queensland (AU)
2012 BLACK BOX, Special project @ “Manofim”, Jerusalem (Curators: Asaf Cohen, Itzhak Mizrahy, Ruth Patir) (IL)
TIME/ZONES, The Center for contemporary Art (CCA), Tel Aviv-Jaffa / Akademie der Künste, Berlin (Curator: Adiya Port/Jörg Laue) (DE)
SEARCH ENGINE, The Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Tel Aviv-Jaffa
 (Curators: Sergio Edelsztein and Hila Cohen-Shneiderman) (IL)
2011 PHOTOSCAPE 2.0, Solo exhibition at Tavi Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv-Jaffa
 (Curators: Dana Gillerman and Sagi Refael) (IL)
2010 PHOTOSCAPE, Graduates exhibition, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem (IL)
AT THE PORT , Ashdod Art Museum, Ashdod, (Curators: Miki Kratsman, Yossi Breger and Yuval Biton) (IL)
2009 WHAT YOU THINK, YOU SEE – ACTIVIST PHOTOGRAPHY IN PALESTINE AND ISRAEL, Gasteig Munchen. Munich (Curator and participant) (DE)
2008 WHAT YOU THINK, YOU SEE – ACTIVIST PHOTOGRAPHY IN PALESTINE AND ISRAEL, Part of “Conflict Zone Art Asylum” at Tacheles Kuntshaus, Berlin
 (Curator and participant) (DE)
2007 HOMOBELLICUS – A GENEALOGY OF WAR, Chrisitiania Innovationzentrum. Berlin
 (Curators: Mikala Hyldig Dal and Cristina Navarro) (DE)
Awards & Scholarships
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2021 Project Research Stipend -
Berlin Senate Department for Culture & Europe
2020 Sonderstipendium der Senatsverwaltung
für Kultur und Europa, Berlin
2017 Prix Essai - Le FIFA Int’l Art Film Festival, Montreal (CA)
Sky Arte Award - Trieste Int’l Film Festival (I)
Prix Jeune Public - Corsica Docs Int’l Documentary Film Festival (F)
Parma 360 Award - Solares Fondazione delle Arti & Comune di Parma (I)
2016 Artis Foundation – Project Grant (USA)
Ostrovsky Family Fund – Project Grant (IL)
2010 Student Scholarship for Excellence in Photography - The Shpilman Institute for Photography S.I.P (IL)
Photography Department Excellence Award - Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem (IL)
2008-2009 America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship (USA/IL)
2021 TËNK – Online VOD platform (F, CA)
2020 FilmIn – Online VOD platform (S)
2019 Czech Television (Česká televize) (CZ)
Sky Arte (I)
2018 SRF Kultur (CH)
ZDF/Arte (DE/F)
Arte VOD (F)
YLE Teema (FI)
Lectures & Master Classes
2019 École supérieure d’Art de Grenoble – Masterclass for the “ARC Borderline” seminar (F)
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Lecture at the Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities & Social Sciences (IL)
Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv - Lecture at the Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies (IL)
HAWK – University of Applied Sciences and Arts , Hildesheim - Lecture at the Faculty of Design (DE)
Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Tel Aviv – Lecture at the Fine Arts MfA program (IL)
2018 TEDx talk, Karlovy Vary (CZ)
Colgate University, Hamilton, New York – Masterclass at the Film and Media Department (USA)
2017 Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City – Masterclass at the Photography Department (MX)
FAMU Art Academy, (CZ) – Masterclass at the Documentary Studies Department
FH Dortmund - Workshop – Art-House Documentary Filmmaking (DE)
2016 HFF Munich – Munich Film Academy – Masterclass (DE)
2014 The Getty Center, L.A. - Lecture at New World Order Symposium (USA)
California Institute of the Arts - Lecture at the Program in Aesthetics and Politics (USA)
2012 Ha’Midrasha, Beit Berel – Photography department – Lecture at Deganit Berest’s seminar (IL)
Professional Background
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Since 2014 Working as freelance filmmaker, cinematographer and photographer under the umbrella of Nowhere Films, Berlin.
2013 Chief advisor and writer for Josef Koudelka’s book: Wall – Israeli and Palestinian Landscapes 2008-2012 Published by Aperture foundation (NY) & Éditions Xavier Barral (Paris).
 2009-2012 Assistant to photographers Josef Koudelka, Gilles Peress, Stephen Shore and Jeff Wall. This Place – Israel and Palestine in the eyes of 12 internationally acclaimed photographers, a project initiated by photographer Frédéric Brener.
 2002-2006 Production and location manager. Cinema and television production at July-August Productions (JAP). Tel-Aviv.
Projects sample: “Amalia’s Heart”/Michal Hagai (2004). “Love and Dance”/Eitan Aner (2005).“Best Friends (Haverot Hachi Tovot)”/Edna Mazia(2006).
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- The Abdulmughni collection
- Ygal Ahuvi collection
- Shpilman Institute for Photography
- Bersky Collection
- Tavi Collection



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