Gilaad Ratman's cinematic video art doesn't follow an narrative arc, but embodies a poetic cohesion.
Ratman graduated from Colombia University's MFA program in 2009 and from the Bezalel BFA program in 2001, during which he was resident at the SVA, NY (2000). Solo shows include "Deep Sinking" at Haifa Museum of Art (2009) and "Che Che The Gorgeous" at Ferenbalm-Gurbrü Station - Gallery for Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe (2008). Group exhibitions include Borderline Pleasure at Michael Jensen Gallery, Berlin (2009), Bring me a black man, ArtTLV (curator: Doron Rabina) (2008), and Real Time: Israeli Art 1998-2008, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2008). Ratman has won the Isracard prize for Israeli Artist, Tel Aviv Museum (2007), the Ministry of Culture "Young Artist" Prize (2006) and the Givon Prize of the Tel Aviv Museum (2005).