Yifat Gat, born in 1969 in Israel, is a painter, blogger and curator living in the South of France.

Gat studied Theater Design at the TLV University and Fine Arts at the Midrasha University. She received the Keren Sheret Award as well as the french SACD Multimedia Award in 2004. After moving to France in 2007, she received a studio from the village of Saint-Chamas in 2009 and has been working there ever since. In 2010 she started her curatorial blog LOOK&LISTEN that grew into a larger scale non-profit project in 2013.

Yifat Gat’s work aims to highlight the mechanisms that form it, rather than its appearances. Gat works mainly on canvas, papers and walls. Her work has been exhibited in France, New York City, Tel Aviv and numerous European venues in the UK, Sweden, Italy, Belgium etc.


  • Coloured up

    There is alway something special about performing Emanuel Gat's DUOS. You never know what's gonna happen. Each show takes place under different circumstances, in a different setting, and with a different partner. And dancing in full body paint (created spontaneously by artist Yifat Gat...
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  • It’s a wrap!

    2018 is a wrap and it’s time to say thank you for a year full of exciting projects! I feel really really lucky that I’m able to work with so many great people and institutions around the world. I performed 35 times across 7 countries, spent 10 weeks creating (and restaging) 5 different works with...
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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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  • Duo #5 by Emanuel Gat

    Oh the pinkness!

    Julia Gat made this gorgeous trailer of Duo #5, a site specific project created for and performed during Montpellier Danse 2017. Working with a clear framework of rules and tasks, the idea of Emanuel Gat’s DUOS was to place real time choreography in a public space. It was an opportunity for the audience to catch...
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  • Milena and Michael by Emanuel Gat

    Vignale Monferrato Festival 2017

    I just arrived back home in Berlin after four great days in beautiful Vignale and Moncalvo. We performed a double bill of MILENA & MICHAEL and SACRE, and created a site specific event called POLYDUOS for the gorgeous Orsolina 28. A tour combining a weird wrestling dance, a stressful salsa party, fun body painting with...
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