YAIR BARAK


Real Estate #1, 2008-2010, 110 x 150 cm, archival pigment print, ed. 5 + 1 AP

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Exhibition: 'The Whole Truth', 2013, Geneva
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Biography

Born in 1973, Tel Aviv
Lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel.


Education

2008 – 2009 - Studied for MFA, Bard College, New York
2000 - Excellently graduates the department of photography, Camera Obscura school
of Art, Tel-Aviv
1996 – 1997 - Architecture Department, Bezalel Academy of art and design, Jerusalem

Solo Exhibitions

2014 - ‘A Home in a Crocodile's Jaws’, the Tel Aviv museum of art, Tel Aviv;
2014 - 'Generally Speaking', Julie m. Gallery, Tel Aviv;
2013 - 'The Whole Truth', Gowen contemporary, Geneva;
2013 - 'The Winners', The Ashdod Museum of Art (culture ministry prize), Ashod;
2013 - 'New Directions', Mani House, Tel Aviv, Ashod;
2013 - 'Plagiarism and Revolutions', Dan Gallery, curated by Smadar Sheffi, Tel Aviv;
2012 - 'Immersion', Dan Gallery, Tel Aviv
2010 - 'Regarding History', Tavi-Dresdner Gallery, Tel Aviv
2007 - 'Midnight Frost', curated by Yaniv Shapira, The Kibbutz Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2005 - 'Earth Works', curated by Yehudit Matzkel, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
2004 - 'The Deceit of the Outskirts', curated by Haim Maor, the Ben-Gurion University, Be’er-Sheba
2003 - 'Getaways', Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012 - 'Black Box', curated by Rami Maymon, The 2012 Photo Festival, Tel Aviv;
2012 - 'Making Room', The Tel Aviv museum of art, Tel Aviv;
2010 - 'Orozco Was Here', curated by Ruthi Director, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design Gallery, Tel Aviv;
2010 - 'Body of Evidence', curated by Liav Mizrahi, Mika gallery, Tel Aviv;
2010 - 'Works from an Archive', a joint show with Orit Raff, curated by Taly Cohen Garbuz, The Tivon Art Gallery, Kiryat Tivon;
2009 - 'My Camp', curated by Liav Mizrahi, Dolinger Gallery, Tel Aviv;
2009 - 'In the Same Breath', curated by Yael Yudkovik, Tavi-Dresdner Gallery, Tel Aviv;
2009 - 'Explosion', Contemporarry Israeli Art, curated by Keren Bar Gil, Free studios, Geneva;
2009 - 'Tel Aviv Time', curated by Nilly Goren, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv;
2008 - 'Dialoge', Yair Barak & Ohad Matalon, The Midrasha Gallery, Beit-Berl
2007 - 'Engagement', curated by Nissan Perez, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2007 - 'Explosive', Herzlya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzlya
2007 - 'Miss America', Inbal Yona Levi, the Artist's House, Jerusalem
2006 - 'The Third Generation – Photography as an Identity Crisis', Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv
2006 - 'Present Now', curated by Ben-Zvi, Reding power station, Tel Aviv
2004 - 'Men in Blue and White', Camera Obscura Gallery, Tel Aviv
2003 - 'The Jacques and Genya Ohana Collection of Israeli Art', Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2006 - 'Dwelling Unit', A two artist's project curated by Shelly Cohen, the Architect’s House Gallery, Jaffa

Collections

The SIP (Shpilman)collection
Tel Aviv Museum of art
Haifa Museum of art
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Herzlya museum of contemporary art
Shoken Collection
Hapoalim Bank, Israel
Judy & Michael Steinhard

Awards

2012 - The Ministry of Culture Encouragement Award
2002 - Sharet Prize of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation
2000 - Sharet Prize of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation

Teaching

2012 - Chair of Studio Arts Practice Studies, Seminar Hakibutzim, Tel Aviv
2005 - 2007 - Chair, Photography Department, Minshar School of Art, Tel Aviv
2001 - 2005 - Teaching at Camera Obscura School of Art, Tel Aviv
2001 - 2005 - Director of the External Studies Unit, Camera Obscura School of Art, Tel Aviv