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Israel Country Reports

Israel Country Reports

The present Country Profile is based on the report commissioned by Med Culture in 2014, and authored by Eytan Shouker. The data published under this country profile reflect the independent views of the author.


He was born in Israel in 1963. Eytan is an interdisciplinary artist who creates large-scale projects related to culture, politics, social issues, and community.

Eytan harnesses his extensive theoretical knowledge to create works of art that masquerade as video press coverage or advertisements. He also creates art exhibits that revolve around controversial issues related to the structure of the Israeli art world. Ten years ago, Eytan initiated the inter-departmental course Art and Activism in the Public Space. From 2008 to 2012 Eytan was Chairman of the Professional Visual Artists Union in Israel (a volunteer position). Today he heads the Union’s Research Department.


The present data has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of the data published under the present country profile are the sole responsibility of Med Culture Technical Assistance Unit and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.