Alvit R. Sharvit. Founder of Alvit Contemporary Creatives Agency (est. 2018) and Artistic Director & Chief Curator of Assemblage Tlv, and Assemblage Staircase Gallery for Contemporary Art (est. 2020)
An international exhibitions director and curator, manager and agent of artists and multidisciplinary creatives.
She is based in Tel Aviv.
Over the course of her professional career, Alvit has constructed prominent collaborations with international primary Contemporary - International and Local Art galleries, Major international art fairs, International contemporary artists, museum directors, curators and art collectors, as well as with established artist’s collection estates.
In 2018, Alvit put her focus on promoting established and emerging artists worldwide, creating opportunities for international exposure to Israeli artists and bringing a spotlight in Israel to international creatives in various fields of art and culture.
In 2020, during the Covid pandemic, after 2 years of working internationally, Alvit returned to Tlv and took the opportunity to focus on building a new concept which enfolds Art Culture and Leisure inside the walls of Assemblage Tlv. Collaborating with businessman and creative Doron Benvenisti, She opened a contemporary art gallery of a new sort. In various spaces of a premises occupying a boutique hotel, Café and Bar with a secret garden and roof top to host performance art, music events, installations, literature, philosophy, fashion, design etc. a place for collaborations of interdisciplinary creatives and a place for indulgence and leisure in a pampering hospitality and creative environment.
From 2015 to 2019 performing as Exhibitions Director at Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv,
Alvit has worked closely with international artists on the curatorial concept for solo and group exhibitions at the gallery. Furthermore, her experience and connetions led her to create collaborations to take part in paramount events, such as Philosophy Night in Tel Aviv, a collaboration with leading international philosophers and the French institute; SWISS Talks, hosting and collaborating with the Swiss institute, inviting leading Swiss cultural influential figures such as museum directors and authors to present their field of expertise in an open evening event at the gallery; Sommer Salon, taking place in Zurich, hosting leading Israeli and International artists presenting their line of work to VIP guests in Switzerland.
She has also contributed to develop S2 –Sommer gallery’s Project Room, inviting emerging artists and curators to exhibit upcoming prominent artists.
To this day, she retains bonding work relationships with international contemporary art institutions continuing to grow recognition for innovative artists and ideas.
Prior to her focus in contemporary art, Alvit has led projects as communications and Public Relations consultant for Music, Art and culture. She performed as managing producer in TV & film, culture events and in the local and international music industry.
She had worked closely with the legendary TV and film producer Itzik Kol (R.I.P.) as a production manager on a TV show and TV commercials, after which, she moved on to working with large record companies, both local and foreign (Hed Arzi, NMC, Sony, EMI etc.) as well as independent labels (Nana disk, Krembo, Ent-T, Taktic Music etc.).
She worked with the legendary Musica Plus production company and Allenby 58 Club on numerous projects featuring local and international DJ’s on large-scale events productions, such as Love Parade and Pride Parade, she was part of the team for building the concept and producing the first events in Tel Aviv, which are known as annual events to this date.
During that time, she managed the department of music consultancy at Musica Plus working with contemporary dance companies, fashion events, TV commercials and films.
Amid that time, she has contributed her point of view and words as a music journalist in one of Israel’s largest newspaper publishers – Schoken group, covering the electronic music scene during the 1990’s
Alvit graduated her studies in Art & Film from Camera Obscura school of visual arts in 1999.
Before her mandatory Military service, at the IDF spokesman department she pursued a career as a professional ballerina with the London Royal Academy of Dance program, which was cut short due to an injury.