Ofri Cnaani an artist and resarcher who works across perfromance and media. Cnaani makes art and writes about data and coloniality in cultural instituions, somatic knowledge in the age of network spatiality, and performance as a model to create critical technology. She is a visiting scholar at the Institute of Visual Culture, TU Wien, Austria and a research fellow at the internationally Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) at the University of Amsterdam.  Until recently Cnaani was an associate lecturer at the Visual Cultures Department, Goldsmiths, University of London. Prior to her move to London, Cnaani was based in New York City, where she was a faculty at the School of Visual Arts’s Visual and Critical Studies. At SVA she also ran the 'City as Site: Performance + Social interventions' program. In 2016 she co-founded, with Roxana Fabius, the ‘Unforgettables Reading/Working Group’ at A.I.R Gallery, NYC.

Her work has appeared at Tate Britain, UK; Venice Architecture Biennale; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; PS1/MoMA, NYC; Inhotim Institute, Brazil; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MAC), Chile; Israel Museum; Tel-Aviv Museum of Art; Amos Rex Museum, Helsinki; Kiasma Museum, Helsinki; BMW Guggenheim Lab, NYC; The Fisher Museum of Art, L.A.; Twister, Network of Lombardy Contemporary Art Museums, Italy; Moscow Biennial; The Kitchen, NYC; Bronx Museum of the Arts, NYC; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, among others. Since 2021, Cnaani co-orgenizes Choreographic Devices, a three-days chorographic symposium at ICA, London.

instagram: @ofricnaani

Friends and Families
I mostly work and think with others. Here are some artists, writers, curators,  groups, spaces and reseach platforms with whom I have an ongoing dialogues. 
Vlatka Horvat (who also inspired this list), Roxana Fabius, Avital Cnaani, Orit Gat, Nelly Agassi, Annet Dekker, Noémie Solomon , Vaida Stepanovaite, Anne Julie Arnfred, Joselyne Contreras Cerda, Miguel Amado,  Claudia Mauro, Murat Adash, Edgar Schmitz., Advance Practices, Visual Culture Institute, TU WienChoreographic Devices,  The Unforgettables Reading/Working Group