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 performances and video films.
Thanks to grants by the Mondriaan fund, Amsterdam and the Dutch Creative Funds, she has produced the projects Alterations and Knots and is now working on Milk.
Shalem has recently been announced as the Culture Prize 2022 loreate given by the Prins Bernhard Cultural Fund, South Holland region.
In development: Milk, in between documentary and interpretation.
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