Founders & Board Members

Board Members

  1.  Prof. Gideon Kunda – Chairperson 
  2. Adv. Reut Michaeli
  3. Dr. Zev Dagani
  4. Dr. Hani Zubida
  5. Hadas Ofrat
  6. Angie Robles
  7. Vincent Uzoma



Romy Achituv: multi-disciplinary artist who combines a wide spectrum of technologies and languages from photography and video to performance and new media. In his work, he engages spectator/user and medium relations and translates them into the work’s formal expressions. Most of his installations are site-specific and focus on the digital rendering of time and space, and experimental cinematic narratives in non-linear linguistic structures.

Romy Achituv lives and works in New York, Seoul and Jerusalem. In Arteam he will be a member of the steering committee.


Marit Benisrael: multi-disciplinary artist and writer. A co-founder of the School of Visual Theater. In recent years, she has focused on writing prose and interdisciplinary art theory. Among her books: Let Down Your Braids published by Am Oved Publishers, The Voice of the Word – an anthology of essays on poetry-performance published by Bavel and the Hazira Performance Art, and Daughters of the Dragon published by Hakibbutz Hameuchad. She is now completing a book on puppet theater art.

Marit Ben Israel lives and works in Tel Aviv. In Arteam she will be member of the steering committee and take part in developing the website.


Yoav Meiri: architect, graduate of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa (B. Arch), and Tel Aviv University (MA in social geography). His architect’s practice has been active since 1996. He lectures on design and architecture at the Holon Technological Institute. Beside his main expertise as an architect specializes in planning for crowded urban areas, his work takes place on a number of levels: theoretical and conceptual architectural work, works of art, work for the benefit of the community and with community participation, research and writing.

Yoav Meiri lives and works in the southern Tel Aviv neighborhoods.  In Arteam he will be a member of the steering committee.


Hadas Ophrat: multi-disciplinary artist, in the areas of performance and media installation. Possesses a rich experience in teaching visual theater and art. Co-founder of the School of Visual Theater, the Train Theater and the Hazira Performance Art center in Jerusalem, and their first director. Has been artistic director of numerous interdisciplinary festivals and events. His work focuses on sound and video installations, and site-specific durational performance art works. He has held one-man exhibitions at the Israel Museum, the Tel Aviv University Gallery and numerous galleries. Awarded the Minister of Culture Prize for Art 2008.

Hadas Ophrat lives and works in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. He will direct the Arteam and take part in developing its website.



Tali Tamir: An independent art curator and art historian.  Tali Tamir directed and curated the Hakibbutz Art Gallery in Tel Aviv for ten years. The Tel Aviv Museum’s exhibition Togetherness – the group and the Kibbutz in Israeli consciousness summarized her own insights about the status of the group in Israeli society. She has curated several retrospective exhibitions at major Israeli museums. At present, curator of the Nahum Gutman Museum of Art at Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv, where she has developed a new curatorial line.

Tali Tamir lives and works in Tel Aviv. In Arteam she will be in charge of curating.