Itay Ziv is a New media artist and visual researcher. He has studied fine arts at the Bezalel Academy of Fine Arts in Jerusalem, A former residence in the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. He is a PhD candidate in Artistic Research at The Finish Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki. His research acquires investigation of the term Disabled Art and its relation to Escapism as artistic tactic. He was a member of Tahato group for Artistic Research. His artistic works have been presented at the Netherlans, Finland, Sweden, Germany, US, Israel, Poland, and other Places.