Irit Batsry

On March 28, 2002 Whitney Museum of American Art director Maxwell L. Anderson announced that Irit Batsry (b. Israel, 1957) will receive the second Bucksbaum Award, a $100,000 prize and artist-in-residency awarded every two years to an artist working in the United States. Batsry's THESE ARE NOT MY IMAGES was produced during an residency at the Academy of Media Arts,Cologne, in association with La Sept/ARTE with support from the Department of Fine Arts(French Ministry of Culture). Made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, The Experimental TV Center, Central St. Martins College of Arts (London), Grand Canal (Paris), The Lux Center (London). Soundtrack by Stuart Jones.