Michal Levy

Giant Steps

A joyous adventure into musically inspired architecture. A tower block bouncingly constructs itself, cut to the pace of John Coltrane?s breakthrough jazz track specifically selected as it heralded the first time the music was based on symmetrical patterns, stemming from a mathematical division of the musical scale.

Michal Levy Born in Israel ,1975. Graduate of the “Bezalel Academy of Art and Design”, BFA in Communication Design, including one semester at the School of Visual Arts, NYC as an exchange student. Currently resides in Tel Aviv and works as a freelance designer. Michal is also a renowned Jazz musician (playing tenor saxophone) and teaches in “several institutes for design”. Awards: 2001 Sandberg Award, for an outstanding work. 2001 America Israel Cultural Foundation award for excellency and high achievements. 2002 Honorable Mention for “Giant Steps”, in the category of Electronic media at the JVC Jazz Festival Juried Exhibition, NYC. Screenings: 2004 – “BitFilm Festival”,Hamburg, Germany. 2003 – BIFF, “Bergen International Film Festival”, Bergen, Norway. 2003 – “Artronica” in Bogot√°, Clolmbia. 2003 – “International Animated Film Festival”, Annecy, France. 2003 – “OnedotZero 07”, London. 2003 – Transmediale, Berlin. 2003 – “Cosmic Zoom”, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2003 – BD4D Tel Aviv. 2002 – “Illegal – Art Exhibition”, NYC, Chicago. 2002 – Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Taiwan. 2002 – Internazionale Del Cinema D?animazione, Castelli Animati, Italy. 2002 – Darklight Digital Film Festival, Dublin, Ireland. 2002 – International Film Festival of Jerusalem, Israel. 2002 – JVC Jazz Festival Juried Exhibition, NYC. 2002 – “International Animated Film Festival”, Annecy, France. 2002 – “Jazz, Films and Videotape”, Tel Aviv, Israel.