Born 1963 - Israel
Nurit Sharett was born in 1963, Israel, and currently lives and works in Tel Aviv. She is a video artist who studied photography and film studies at Camera Obscura--School of Art (Tel-Aviv), at the Gruppe fuer Autodidaktische Fotografie Zuerich, and in Beit Berli--College for Art (Israel). After an 11-year period in Switzerland, Nurit returned back to Israel. Her work examines in a very poetic and personal way the complexity of life in Israel and issues of identity politics. She has exhibited internationally, and has received an award from 18 SESC Videobrazil's Southern Panorama China Art Foundation residency prize, No Red Gate - Beijing, China, The ministry of culture sports award, the Alter-Native 12 International Short Film Festival, Targu-Mures, Romania, and an award from EuromedCafe, "another look" Short Film Contest, Rome, Italy.