YONI GOLDSTEIN, Camera Person
Yoni Goldstein is an Israeli born, Chicago based filmmaker, cinematographer, and editor whose work puts forward multi-sited transects of body, conflict, and diaspora. Goldstein has gone on to work on a number of socially critical media projects: from examining hybridized healing practices in the Northern Andes (“La Curación”), to life sentences for children in US prisons (“Natural Life”), to large scale tableux of historical and somatic memory (“The Jettisoned”). His works have exhibited in numerous international festivals and galleries, including Hot Springs Documentary Festival, Sydney Latino Film Festival, The Ann Arbor Film Festival, Festival International du Film Ethnographique du Québec, Hot Docs Digital Doc Shop, Globians Doc Fest Berlin, Aspekty Film Festival in Poland, and is collected in the US National Library of Science. His cinematographic works have been selected for The Cannes Film Festival, The Whitney Biennial, and The New Media Festival in Korea.
Yoni Goldstein is an alum of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (BA 2004) and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA 2009). Yoni Goldstein has also resided at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and at the Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Daisy Soros Prize for Fine Arts, Paul Robeson Grant, and the Lawther / Gradd No Violence Award.