Biography

Born in Jerusalem, 1965

2016- Arabic studies
2012-2014 Master’s degree in art history from Tel Aviv University
2007-2008 Living and creating in Berlin the series, “My Other Grmany”
2007 Goethe Institute, Berlin, scholarship for residency and German course
2000-2005 German studies, Goethe Institute, Tel Aviv
2000 Residency in the Cite des Arts, Paris, scholarship from the Israeli Municipality of Art and Culture
1994-1997 French studies, French Institute, Tel Aviv
1989-1992 Art and Art Education (B.A.), Hamidrasha, Ramat Hasharon
1987 Betzalel Academy, Jerusalem, drawing workshop with the painter Yoram Rozov
1980-1983 Art studies with the painter Ascher Rodnizky

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Solo Exhibitions

2024 A Boomerang on Breath-Routes, Beita Gallery, Jerusalem (online catalog)
2022 Marcuse, Pontormo and Me, Hamidrasha Gallery-Hayarkon 19, Tel-Aviv (online catalog)
2021 Sabra, Schechter Gallery, Tel Aviv (0nlin catalog)
2017 The Restless, Schechter Gallery, Tel Aviv (online catalog)
2012 Augusta Victoria, Dan Gallery, Tel Aviv
2012 Radu, Zadik Gallery, Jaffa
2009 The Revolution that Danced, Tel Aviv Opera House
2006 Hannah Arendt Project, Jerusalem Artists’ House
2006 Icon – The Golden Age, The Artists’ House, Tel-Aviv
2006 Hannah Arendt Project, Hannah Arendt Zentrum, Oldenburg
2006 Hannah Arendt Project, Heinrich Boell Foundation Gallery, Bremen
2005 Hannah Arendt Project, Jewish Museum, Frankfurt am Main
1999 For Your Feet Only, The Artists’ Residence, Herzeliya
1998 Anatomy of Myth, Jerusalem Theater
1998 Caressing, Beit-Haam Gallery, Tel Aviv
1995 From Reality to Myth Nijinsky, Beit-Ariela, Tel Aviv

Group Exhibitions

2022 Paul Celan/69/A visit, Nahum Gutman Museum, Tel Aviv (Catalog)
2019 TL;DR-The Exhibitions That Won’t Be, Zadik Gallery, Jaffa
2019 In The East:Spain and Jerusalem, Dweek Gallery, Mishkhenot Sha’ananim, jerusalem
2019  In The East, Cymbalista Synagogue and Jewish Heritage Center, Tel Aviv University
2019 Jacqueline Kahanoff: The Levant as a Parable, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
2018 Shortly Back, Zadik gallery, Jaffa
2017 Homelands, The Jerusalem Biennale, Bezeq House
2016 Black Box, outdoor exhibition, Jerusalem
2015 On the Face, Zadik Gallery, Jaffa
2015 Libra, Neve schecther Gallery, Tel Aviv
2014 Turning Points, Hungarian National Gallry, Budapest (Catalog)
2014 Back to Berlin, Herzliya Museum of contemporary Art
2014 The Benvolent tree, Umm el-Fahem art Gallery
2014 Monney, Zadik Gallery, Jaffa
2013 Fans, Zadik Gallery, Jaffa
2012 On a Small Scale, Zadik Gallery, Jaffa
2011 Appropriated Place, Zadik Gallery, Jaffa
2010 Jewish Icons- Andy Warhol and Israeli Artist, Diaspora Museum, Tel Aviv
2009 Groom and Bride, The Jaffa Museum
2008 Beware the aftereffects, Infernoesque, Berlin
2005 Together and Apart, Enav Cultural Center, Tel Aviv
2004 Tel Aviv Profile, City Hall building, Tel Aviv
2004 In Real Colors, Alternative Gallery, Jaffa
2001 Traces, Contemporary drawing in Israel, Jerusalem Artists’ House

Different Activities

2024 14 Images from the series “Paul Celan – The Burning Heat and the Donkey’s Scream” and a text by Galili Shahar, in the book “Caesurae”, Wallstein Publishing House, June 2024
2023 “Shy and the Figures, Contemporary Historic Painting”, a lecture by the curator and art Historian, Tali Tamir(English Subtitles), January 2023
2023 Online Catalog of the exhibition “Marcuse, Pontormo and Me” at the Hamidrasha Gallery HaYarkon 19 , December 2023
2021 A recording of a zoom lecture on the series “My Other Germany”, given at the University of Giessen in Germany. February 2021
2021, The art work “The pretty Jewess”, from the series “My Other Germany” appears on the collection of invitations of a series of lectures on anti-Semitism and law at the University of Giessen in Germany.
2019, Lecture on the series, “The Burning Heat and the Donkey’s Scream” in an international conference in the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
2019 Two images of Hannah Arendt in the American journal for culture, feminism and media studies, “Camera Obscura”, September 2019
2017 “The Young Hannah Arendt” on the cover of the “canadian Journal of History”
2014 Israeli representativ in the exhibition “Turning Points” in the Hungarian National Gallery In Budapest
2012 Book cover: , “Matching Organs with Donors-Legality and Kinship in Transplants“,Marie Andree Jacob Penn University Press
2012 “Troubled Nostalgia”, Text and work presentation of “My Other Germany” in “History and Theory”, Bezalel Academy online journal
2010 Book cover: “Hannah Arendt, For Love of the World”, a biography by Elizabeth Young-Bruehl, Resling publishing, (Hebrew translation)
2009 Text and Images: “My Hannah Arendt Project”, in the book: “Thinking in Dark Times- Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics”, (Fordham University Press, New York)
2006 Image: Goethe Institutions (world wide), web-page article, celebrating Hannah Arendt’s 100th anniversary
2003 Book cover: “Jews Against Their Will”, Radu Klapper, ( Shufra Publishing)
2003 Book cover, “Forbidden Poems”, Radu Klapper (Shufra Publishing)
2003 Image: Tel-Aviv’s University Board of Governors yearly publication
2002 Image: A work from the Icons series used as a promo for a film in Channel 8, Israeli T.V.
1998 Book cover: “The Hart Paces”, Radu Klapper ( Shufra Publishing)