Maayan Amir, artist and independent curator. She holds and MFA in cinema from Tel-Aviv University. She is teaching curatorial studies at Sapir Academic College and Technion and in other academic institute. Throughout 2011, she has been a guest resident at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam. She edited a book about Israeli documentary cinema which was published on 2008. She had curated many exhibitions in different venues. Her works are shown internationally in exhibitions such as the Sidney Biennale (2006) Istanbul Biennale (2009), Berlin Biennale (2010) and venues such as Centre Pompidou (Paris), Art in General (NY), Tate Modern, Jeu de Paume, among many others places. In 2009 she initiated together with Ruti Sela “The Exterritory Project” on which they have won an award (2011) for young artist from the The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).