YIFAT BEZALEL



Personal Structures, Palazzo Bembo, Biennale di Venezia, Venice, 2013 (group exhibition), Eheye Asher Eheye (I Shall Be The One That I Shall Be), drawing and video installation (detail).

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Exhibition: Eheye Asher Eheye (I Shall Be That One I Shall Be), Palazzo Bembo, Biennale di Venezia, Venise, 2013
Exhibition: Motherless, Drawing Now, Paris, 10 - 14 April 2013
Exhibition: Alice in Wonderland, Hamburger Kunsthalle, 22 June 2012 - 30 September 2012
Exhibition: Alice in Wonderland, Mart Rovereto, 24 February 2012 - 3 June 2012

Exhibition: Alice in Wonderland, Tate Liverpool, 4 November 2011 - 29 January 2012

Exhibition: Vitam Impendere Vero (To Pay His Life for the Truth), Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, December - February 2011

Biography


Born in 1975, Tel Aviv
Lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Education

1998-2002: BFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem.

Solo Exhibitions

2014 - A Pit Talk, artgenève art fair, Geneva, with Gowen Contemporary;
2013 - Motherless, Drawing Now art fair, Paris, with Gowen Contemporary;
2012 - Conclusion of a Timeless Tale, VIDA Museum, Borgholm, Sweden, curated by Sandra Weil;
2012 - Sought City, Galleria Marie-Laure Fleisch, Roma;
2011- The Gate of Unknown, 1st edition of The Others art fair, Turin, with Gowen Contemporary, Geneva;
2010 - Vitam Impendere Vero, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva;
2010 - You Are in Elysium and You're Already Dead, Artist’s Studios, Tel Aviv, curated by Dr. Vered Zafran Gani;
2010 - From This World To The World, commissioned work, Fresh Paint Art Fair, Tel Aviv;
2009 - Ulysses-Alices, Inga Gallery,Tel- Aviv;
2008 - Ne'ereget (To Be Woven), Artist’s House, Tel Aviv, curated by Orly Hoffman.


Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 - Nick Archer and Yifat Bezalel, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva;
2014 - Nuit Blanche Video Festival, London, September 2014
2013 - Personal Structures, Palazzo Bembo, Venice Biennale, Venice;
2013 - Israel Now (Reinventing the Future), curated by Micol di Veroli, MACRO Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome;
2012 - Home Affairs, curated by Liliana Orbach, Centro de Artes CMA, Colegio Mayor Argentino, Madrid;
2011-12 - Alice in Wonderland, Tate Liverpool travelling to Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto and Kunsthalle Hamburg;
2009 - Paper Works, Israel Museum of Art, Jerusalem;
2009 - Explosion. Art Contemporain Israélien, Geneva, curated by Keren Bar-Gil and Mirav Katri;
2009 - 10 Gallery, Rehovot, Israel, curated by Carmit Bluemenzon;
2009 - Lolita, Office in Tel Aviv Gallery, Tel Aviv;
2008 - Two Sides: International Video Artists, Stockholm Culture House, Stockholm, curated by Sandra Weil;
2007 - Traces III. The Third Biennal for Drawing in Israel, Jerusalem Artist House, Jerusalem, curated by Dalia Manor;
2007 - Practice of Art (BFAMI), Sotheby’s London, London, curated by Freda Uziel;
2007 - Reality, Meyuhas Gallery, Tel-Aviv, curated by Ma’ayan Shelef;
2007 - Homemade 3: Meeting with Jewish Culture, Wschodnia Gallery, Lodz, Poland;
2006 - Women Short (Artist), Makor Gallery, New York;
2006 - Videozone: 3rd International Video Biennal, CCA, Tel Aviv, curated by Sergio Adelstein;
2005 - Video Art without Video, Tal Ester Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by Eitan Buganim;
2005 - Middle East North West: Contemporary Israeli Art, The Israeli Ambassador’s House, London, curated by Keren Bar-Gil;

Collections

Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
Important private collections, Geneva, London, Tel Aviv, Zurich.

Bibliography

Globes, Hagit Peleg Rotem, "The Artists of the World Have United", Israel, May 29, 2013
Personal Structures, exhibition catalogue, Palazzo Bembo, Venice Biennale, 2013, Venice
Baromotern, 14 July 2012
The Guardian, 2 Nov. 2011
Ha’aretz - July 2010
ARTFORUM –May 2009
The Jerusalem Post – April 2009

Awards

2014 The Culture and Sport Minister's Awards for Creative Encouragement, Israel
2010 Special Projects in the Art Fund, Rabinovich Foundation and the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality.