Udi Edelman is a Curator and Founder Director of the Institute for Public Presence (IPP) - the Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon. Chief Editor of Maarav – Israeli art and culture journal and Co-editor of Mafte’akh – academic journal for political thought, Minerva Humanities Center – Tel Aviv University.
Among the exhibitions and projects he curated are “Where To?”(2011-2012) that examined ideological currents and options rejected under the modern Jewish revolution; “Histories”(2013) on the notion of ‘historically interventional art’; HeLa: Formations of Human Existence”(2014) about the post-human condition; “State<Chronicle”(2013-2014) a live performance project - reading and debating history in public squares; and “Akcja PRL”(2015) - Research and performance festival of public action in Warsaw. His last projects include the “Monument/Action” exhibition trilogy (2016-2018) about public art and action in Israel throughout the 20th century and the “What are monuments made of”(2017) - exhibition within the 11th Kaunas Biennial, Lithuania.
His research and work often deals with history and different gestures of art regarding truth and fiction, mythos and ethos.