SHACHAF DEKEL | Yotsrim creator, director and producer


Grants | awards:

2019  Nomination finalist for Roy W. Dean Grant Fall 2019


2019 AWARD for Best Documentary at the NYC WebFest 

2019  Nomination finalist for Best Documentary Short at the Israeli Documentary Film Awards

2019 Nomination for best web documentary series and screening at Seoul Webfest

2018 Nomination for Director in Nonfiction category - The International Academy Web Television Awards in LA

2017 The Israel National Lottery -  Council for the Arts grant 

2017 Maamuta  artists residency at Beit Hansen, Jerusalem

2017 ARTPORT and ASYLUM - ARTS - artist career development program

2015 The Israel National Lottery -  Council for the Arts grant 

Festivals and Screenings:

2019 DOCAVIV Festival | WebiDocs event - initiative, curator and host

2018 The International Academy Web Television Awards in LA | Nomination for Director in Nonfiction category

2018 at the Israeli Film Fund pavilion at the next CANNES Film Festival.

2018 pitching event at COPRO 2018

2017 screening and talk at Creative Mornings TLV. Hosted at Edmond de Rothschild Center

2017 screening at the Milano Design Film Festival

2017 screening and lecture at the Jerusalem Design Week

2017 screening at Baskula Tel Aviv, curated by International Photography Festival.

2016 screening at Elma Hotel for the arts. Part of Pathos Mathos live performance.


2016 screening at the Petah Tikva Museum. curator: Or Tshuva.


2016 "Hisuf" a group exhibition at P8 gallery. curator: Erga Yaari


2016 The righteousnessof Sodom. OTCA gallery, TLV.

2016 Fresh Paint fair, TLV.

2014 "Stations". outdoor video art screening at Suzane Dalal.

2014 "Haanakit" at Sadnaot Haomanim, Tel Aviv. curator: Eitan Buganim

2014 screening at NEXT! Doc Aviv FestivalCinematheque Tel Aviv. curator: Doron Solomons

2014 MABATIM. Beit Lin, Tel Aviv. curator: dr. Smadar Shefi.

2013 screening at Beit Bialik, Tel Aviv

2012 special screening and talk at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque, Israel

201, AIVA video art festival, Sweden

2012 EPOS art film festival at Tel Aviv museum of art. Israel



Solo exhibitions:

2018 The Mapo Experiment, TLV presentation at Beit Kandinof


2013 "RITUTIM" solo exhibition in E_WERK Freiburg Germany. A collaboration with SCHIR organization


2011 "Guy Was Here" a photo series and installation at Tivon contemporary art gallery. curator: Taly Cohen Garbuz 


Selected group exhibitions:

2017 "The Last Picnic" group exhibition at Mamuta, Beit Hansen Jerusalem

2013 "Small Step". group exhibition at Nahum Gutman Museum, TLV. curetor: Miri Ben Moshe

2013 "Medium" Sitespesific 3 exhibition, Tel Aviv

2012 "Afterwards" Israeli video art at the TOTAL Museum, Soul Korea

2011 "Body Gestures" at Herzliya Museum for contemporary art

2010 "With This Ring" at Beit Hatfusot Museum, TLV 

2009 "Love Art" at 45 Kibutz Galuiot st. TLV


YOTSRIM | web series

A web documentary series featuring an intimate studio visit by Shachaf Dekel.

The videos give a sneak peek into the creative process and development stages of Israeli creators by means of photography, sound and editing.

Initiation | photography | interview | editing by Shachaf Dekel






YOTSRIM group exhibition | curating

2016 group exhibition at Hanina Gallery. curating: Shachaf Dekel

the exhibition included one work of art by most of the documentary series which included art, design. performance, poetry, dance, illustration, animation, fashion design, architecture and more. during the exhibition several events were included: A dance performance by Iris Erez, screening of the documentary film "Yona Volach tapes" and talk with Yaron Shin the animator and designer of the film and a gallery talk and screening with Shachaf Dekel.

video about the exhibition:

Special projects: 

2009 WHcreation - Co founder, designer and curator with Limor Weisberg.
A virtual international contemporary art gallery. was a nonprofit organization.

2005 “Imal’e - a pregnancy dairy”, Babel publishing. Initiative, writing, illustration and design. 
A diary which offers the means for artistic expression to women during their pregnancy. 


2010 video editing at Camera Obscura Academy Tel Aviv1

996-2000 BA in visual communication at the Gerrit Rietveld academy, The Netherlands

995-6 fine arts at the Utrecht’s art academy, The Netherlands