JULIA GAT

Julia Gat is an Israeli photographer, based in the South of France. She currently studies for a BA (Hons) in Arts and Humanities at the Open University.

Growing up as an unschooler, she was quickly drawn into the art world and started taking photographs at the age of 13. Gat’s practice has been developed through intensive workshops and internships in photography and art spaces, either as a participant or organiser.

Julia’s work has been exhibited in France and New York City since 2012 and she has been featured on various platforms such as Ignant, Fisheye Magazine, The Eye of Photography and See Me. Her project SARA won the 1st prize in the festival Portrait(s) in 2016. 

She is also curating an ongoing project called FAMILY BUSINESS, presenting a range of international photographers with a focus an family documentation.

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  • Danse!

    The new theatre season is about to kick off and my first show will be STORY WATER with Emanuel Gat Dance and the brilliant Ensemble Modern at Beethovenfest in Bonn next week. Just in time Julia Gat finished editing a brand new teaser, filmed at the world premiere in Avignon last month. I totally can’t wait for this...
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  • Garçon d’honneur

    After I tore a muscle bundle in my right calf and almost dropped out of the production, after 7 hard weeks of rehabilitation training, and after a general rehearsal with high fever … we finally did it! Against all odds the world premiere (and the four following shows) of STORY WATER in the absolutely gorgeous...
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  • Dance against prejudice

    Tanec Praha just celebrated its 30th anniversary, presenting a total of one hundred events and attracting over 9.000 visitors in Prague and all over the Czech Republic. Under the motto Dance against prejudice this year’s edition presented productions by Jiří Kylián, Eun Me-Ahn, Louise Lecavalier, Germaine Arcogny, Emanuel Gat & Awir Leon and many more. From...
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  • In good company

    Emmanuelle Bouchez from French cultural magazine Télérama visited us during our residency at La FabricA last May in Avignon. She spent some days with us in order to observe the creation process of STORY WATER, talk to Emanuel about his career and his working methods, and interview some of the dancers (including myself) about their...
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  • The Unfinished Dance

    DUOS is a series of very special projects that combine live choreography by the dancers of Emanuel Gat Dance with the visual art of painter Yifat Gat. Both elements, the choreographic process and the process of painting, happen live in front of an audience. Last month, Chaillot Nomade presented DUOS at Théâtre National de Chaillot (DUO...
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  • A place of fluid metaphors

    “STORY WATER is a place of fluid metaphors waiting for new contexts to emerge, so as to reveal new meanings.” The air inside Frankfurt LAB is muggy and the creation process for STORY WATER is in full swing. With the World Premiere coming closer, Emanuel is simultaneously working with the dancers on the choreographic structure...
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  • Milena & Michael

    Milenas & Michaels

    This one is for the dance nerds: On the occasion of our upcoming shows at Teatro San Ferdinando in Naples I wanna share two videos of Emanuel Gat’s MILENA & MICHAEL with you. One is a full documentation of the 17 minute duet we created during our residency at Maison de la Danse de Lyon, the...
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  • WORKS by Emanuel Gat

    S’il pleut, c’est qu’il va pleuvoir

    Emanuel Gat’s latest creation TENWORKS (for Jean-Paul) premiered during the prestigious festival Montpellier Danse in June 2017. A revised and shortened version of this show will start touring from spring 2018 under the name WORKS. If you couldn’t make it to our premiere and you can’t take waiting until next year, have a look at the...
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  • Tenworks turns Works

    Here is a brand new teaser for WORKS (originally TENWORKS, a collaboration between Emanuel Gat Dance and Ballet de l’Opera de Lyon), filmed and edited by Julia Gat! The new version of this production will start touring in Spring 2018 with a first show at Théâtre de l’Olivier in Istres, France. Have a look:
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