Ilana Salama Ortar

Ilana Salama Ortar (born in Alexandria, Egypt) is an Israeli civic artist who creates performative installations on uprooting, refugeeness, migration and memory in zones of conflict (war, occupation, or ghettoisation of segments of populations living in suburbs) and their consequences for individuals and groups, cities, and landscapes. Since July 2015, Research Fellow at LAMES (Laboratoire méditerranéen de sociologie associé à l’université d’Aix-Marseille, AMU), MMSH (Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme). Lives in Frankfurt am Main, Tel Aviv and Marseille.