is a PhD student at The Tel Aviv University. Lior has danced, taught and created performances throughout Europe, Mexico and the U.S. Since she returned to her native Israel Lior is devoted to widening the local discourse around the performing arts. Lior is the co-editor of Maakaf on-line magazine and the co-artistic director of Room Dance Festival. She is curating exhibitions, initiating conferences and working as a dramaturge for dance productions. Lior teaches at the Beit Zvi Acting School and at the Kelim School for Choreography.
Tammuz Binshtock is an interdisciplinary artist. Lived in Amsterdam for many years, there she graduated the audio-visual department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, and was a participant at DasArts – advanced studies in performing arts. As an artist, she worked in various forms of collaboration on fine-arts, media and stage productions. Today she lives in Tel Aviv.
Founder and co-editor of Maakaf, Ran Brown is a dance thinker and practitioner based in Tel Aviv. Following a career as a dancer with various Israeli choreographers, Ran expanded his interest in the intersection between studio practice and theoretical study through continuously developing different platforms and exploring modes of making and thinking dance and performance. In 2014 he published Place for Action: Contemporary Choreography in Theory and Practice, following a two-year research at Kelim Choreography Centre, focusing on articulating creative processes by Israeli choreographers and contextualizing contemporary choreographic methods.
Studied at Ecole de Beaux Arts in France and at Central Saint Martins College in London; in recent years creating performance art works and experimental theatre in Israel and England – writing, directing, and designing space and sound; among works in Israel with Ensemble 209: 'Second Law of Thermodynamics', 'Old Wives Tales', 'Amplifier', 'Remix', 'Cookies','Foriegn Work", 'West of the Moon', Has taught at Central Saint Martins College; headed Design and Scenography studies at Shenkar College; Currently Director of the School of Visual Theatre.
photos: Hila Spektor