Born in Haifa in 1975, Ratman established himself as one of the leading international video artists with “The Workshop”, his acclaimed 5-channel video installation shown at the Israeli national pavilion in the 2013 Venice Biennale. His exhibition in TRAFO Center for Contemporary Art is comprised of four large video installations spanning 6 years of creation, “588 Project” (2009), “Multipillory” (2010) and two new ones – “Five Bands from Romania” (2015) and “Swarm” (2015). More than an exhibition of 4 separate and self-contained works, the scale and simultaneity of the works installed over 4 floors of TRAFO create a single installation reflecting physical and topographical layers within the exhibition. As a whole, the show addresses issues of contemporaneity and the human condition in front of changing political and technological realities. For “Five Bands from Romania” (

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