Born in Israel
Based between London and Tel-Aviv

2018-2020 M.A photography (distinction), Royal College of Art, London.
2013-2017 B.F.A (cum laude), photography department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem.
2016 photography and architecture studies, Waseda University and Bezalel Academy, Tokyo.
2015 fine arts students exchange program, Hongik University, Seoul.

Solo Exhibitions and Projects
2020 The Islanders - Part 2, artist residency.
2019 File Raiders duo exhibition with Tom Azaria, Beita Gallery, Jerusalem.
2018 Vale of Siddim solo exhibition, Art Cube artists’ studios gallery, Jerusalem.
2018 artist residency, Arad Art and Architecture, Arad.
2018 Going Lost due exhibition with Naama Lindenbaum, Alliance House gallery, Jerusalem.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 London Grads Now, Saatchi Gallery, London.
2020 Hastings Open 2020, Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Hastings.
2020 Kristin Hjellegjerde X RCA, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London.
2020 with fists, it kicks, it bites, TJ Boulting Gallery, London.
2020 Final, Not Over, Unit 1 Gallery, London.
2020 RCA2020 graduate show.
2020 Art Licks Tele, Episode 6, Art Licks, London.
2020 Timed Act, Hansen House, Jerusalem.
2020 SWAP Editions No. 5: ISLAND, Creekside Projects, London.
2020 Logical Sense, Hockney Gallery, London.
2020 Are you an island?, Skelf project space, London.

2020 Significan Surfaces, Edmond De Rothschild center gallery, Tel Aviv.
2019 In Print JLM, art book fair, Hansen House, Jerusalem.
2019 Everything The Same//Everything A Little Different, The Art Academy, London.
2019 Exposure, AIR Gallery, Manchester.
2019 Adam’s Rock, MoBY museum, Bat Yam.
2019 Offprint, art publishing fair, Tate Modern, London.
2019 Brexhibition, Dyson gallery, London.
2019 There, a Distant Sea Shore is Revealing, Banim gallery, Rishon Lezion.
2019 WIP Show, Royal College of Art, London.
2019 Our Skins are Porous Too, Skelf project space, London.

2018 InTransition, Cuckoo’s Nest, Jaffa.
2018 Refugees edition 2, Abraham Hostel gallery, Tel Aviv.
2018 XL-XS Travelogues and Manifestos, Bezalel Photography Gallery, Jerusalem.
2018 Refugees edition 1, The Red House, Tel Aviv.
2017 Night Light, art and installation festival, Tel Aviv.
2017 Print Fair#2, The Print House, Tel Aviv.
2017 Talking Bones, Artspace TLV, Tel Aviv.
2017 Mirage, Bezalel Academy graduate exhibition, Jerusalem.
2016 Transmutation, Bezalel Photography Gallery, Jerusalem.

Artist Talks and Lectures
2020 On Objects, Histories and Futures, panel discussion with the artists Gülce Tulçali, Daniel John-Brecken,
and Thomas Moen, chaired by Maeve Brennan.
2019 Everything The Same exhibition artists in conversation with Ramona Guntert, The Art Academy, London.
2019 gallery talk with Tom Azaria and Avital Naor-Wexler, in conversation with Michal Bar-Or and Musrara Art School
photography students, File Raiders exhibition, Beita Gallery, Jerusalem.
2019 gallery talk with Tom Azaria, in conversation with Ilanit Konopny and Bezalel Academy photography students,
File Raiders exhibition, Beita Gallery, Jerusalem.
2018 artist talk, in conversation with Hadas Kedar and Kibbutzim College art students, Arad Artist Residency, Arad.

Awards and Grants
2019 education scholarship, Royal College of Art, London.
2019 education award, Kenneth Lindsay scholarship trust, London.
2018 studio grant for artists, Roch Chadasha NGO, Jerusalem.
2017 excellence in photography award in memory of Yossi Breger, photography department, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem.
2015 excellence scholarship, Perach students mentorship program, Jerusalem.
2009 outstanding presidential award, education scholarship for excellence, Mr. Shimon Peres, Jerusalem.

Selected Publications
2020  terra firma magazine, London.
2020 fall into place, London.
2020 Portfolio Magazine (Hebrew). 
2020 Hearat Shulaym, Issue 13, Jerusalem.  
2020 Significan Surfaces exhibition catalog, Tel Aviv.
2019 Everything The Same//Everything A Little Different exhibition catalog, London.
2019 File Raiders exhibition catalog, Jerusalem.
2019 Vale of Siddim artist book, London.
2018 Harama Magazine, Jerusalem (Hebrew).
2018 Granta, Tel Aviv (Hebrew).
2018 A5, 11, London.
2018 Wotisart, 11, London.
2018 Average Art, 19, London.
2017 Erev Rav, Jerusalem (Hebrew) .

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