The Contemporary Art Landscape in Israel was a public talk, presented by ArtTable, with Rotem Ruff, curator and Associate Director of Artis in Tel Aviv. Ruff presented an overview of the contemporary art landscape in Israel, with an emphasis on major museums, mid-size art institutions, alternative spaces, and residencies. This program was hosted virtually by ArtTable, a professional organization dedicated to advancing the leadership of women in the visual arts.
Rotem Ruff is the Associate Director of Artis, Tel Aviv and is Heading the Office of International Academic Affairs at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, where she is also a lecturer. During her decade-long stay in New York, she earned her B.A. and M.A. in Art History at Hunter College and held positions in various institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). In Israel, she worked as a curator at the Haifa Museum of Art and has organized public programs and curated numerous exhibitions in leading museums and various cultural venues.
Rotem is the co-founder and co-director of REACTIK, an International Erasmus+ Jean-Monnet Network, researching EU Cultural Diplomacy and Policy. Rotem served on the International Council of the renowned television series Art21, the Israeli Lottery Committee for the Arts, the International Exposure dance festival, and DocAviv film festival.