About


Points for Production is an artistic research and the base ground for scripts, drawing series and video projects. Shalem, born in Haifa, Israel, 1971, moved to Berlin in 1989 two months before the wall went down. After graduating at the HdK, Berlin, an exchange period in Glasgow and one in Rotterdam, she has moved to Rotterdam. She works also under the name SpOp. Between 2014-2016 she has curated the film series Layers in WORM, Rotterdam. In 2018 she has produced the three channel installation Broom Groom. In the period 2018-2020 she has collaborated with musician Badgewearer for the project Works on White with international performances.

Shalem has recently been awarded the Culture Prize South Holland 2022, given by the Prins Bernhard Cultural Fund. Her installation Alterations has been lately exhibited at the _V2Lab and at the Rotterdam Theater. Nowadays collaborating with musician Dirk Bruinsma on audiovisual projects such as Knots and Conveyance and developing Milk, an experimental documentary project.


 

 

 

Videography:


In development: Milk, in between documentary and interpretation.


Conveyance , 15min. video for a live organ-performance by Dirk Bruinsma, 2022


Pale Drops # series and live, with Dirk Bruinsma 2022


KNOTS, a modified dance film with music by Dirk Bruinsma 2021


Alterations, a three channel installation with interaction, 2021


Works on White, live performances and video films, with Badgewearer 2018-2020


DIG, 5min. Music by Guillhem All, 2018

 

Broom Groom / Sweeping Solo, 14:54, music by Marc Verhoeven, (loop),2018

 

Duo Painters See Sparks, 09:03 min, Music by Guilhem All 2018

 

Pale Drops 2:38 min. (loop) 2017

 

Planban-Hephaestus 12:48min., music by Michel Banabila and Oene van Geel, 2016

 

Betonno 1st 04:49, music by Marc Vehroeven, 2016

 

Jutta Mind 17:15min. Soundtrack: Lukas Simonis and Vincent Denieul, 2015

 

Malnutrition witha Mind 01:58min., clip for Stepmother, 2015

 

Catch on a Datcha 17:00 min. music: Vincent Denieul, 2014

 

Frozen Hope 13 min. music: Lukas Simonis 2013

 

High Brow, Low Leg (video installation) 6 min.music: Tofu Bibles, 2012

 

The Second Illusion (clip and two channel inst.) 4:00 /11:00min., music: Zoikle, 2012

 

De Eeuwige Optie [The Everlasting Option] 23:03min. 2011

 

Casa Incognita 03:03min. with Lenno Verhoog, music film for VRIL, 2010

 

Phlegm 11:01min. 2010

 

Enhance Dehance 10:14min. 2009

 

Points for Production 10:00min. 2007

 

Living Room 10:00min. 2005

 

ClearCurves 02:00min. 2003


Taillebloed video for theater during 'het Boulevard festival' (with Lenno Verhoog) 2003

 

Brain-Care 02:00min. 2002


Leugens (Lies) video for tour 'het Waterhuis' theater (with Lenno Verhoog) 2002

 

Juist & Joost (3 episodes in collaboration with Lenno Verhoog) VPRO TV 2001

 

Transits 05:00min. 2000

 

Tiger & Rabbit 05:00min. 1999

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