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Alona Weiss is a visual artist and filmmaker born in Israel and based in Brooklyn, NY. Her video, performance, and installation work reclaims the confines of publicly accessible landmarks into feminist production sites that embody the contrast between form and interpretation.

She received her MFA in visual arts from Parsons – The New School (2014), and a B.DES in video and motion design from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem (2006).
Her work has been exhibited at: Lesley Heller Workspace, New York; The Haifa Museum, Israel; Lynch-Tham gallery, New York; The Beijing Film Triennial, China; Arad Contemporary Art Center, Israel; El Museo de Los Sures, Brooklyn; The Hollows Artspace, Brooklyn; The Kitchen, New York; Room Service Project Space, Brooklyn; The New School University Center, New York; Lincoln Center, New York; The Israel Festival, Jerusalem; Amos Eno gallery in Brooklyn, Museum of Underground Prisoners in Jerusalem; HaZira Performance Art Arena in Jerusalem; and The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery in Tel Aviv.

Her work was reviewed and published by: Blouin Artinfo, Wall Street International, Haaretz newspaper, Unlimited Magazine, Droste Effect Magazine, Romanove Grave, Huffpost, The Wild Magazine, Mandy Machine, Williamsburg-Greenpoint News and Arts, Erev-Rav magazine, Y-net magazine, and Cover Story blog.

She has been awarded the Hearst Scholarship, The Sharet Fund – AICF, The Oscar Collin Fellowship, Parsons Graduate Award, Graduate Dean’s Scholarship, and The New School Merit Scholarships.

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Photo by Luciana Pinchiero