Uri Gershuni

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Uri Gershuni
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Born Raanana, Israel
Nationality Israeli
Education Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
Known for Photography,
Movement Israeli art, Modern Art

Uri Gershuni is an Israeli photographer and educator.

Biography[edit]

Uri Gershuni was born in Raanana in 1970. He is son of Israeli painter Moshe Gershuni and sculptor and jewelry designer Bianca Eshel Gershuni.[1][2]

Gershuni graduated from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design’s Photography Department, holding BFA and MFA. He teaches at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and in WIZO Haifa Academy of Design and Education.[3] He works and lives in Tel Aviv.[4]

He was a photographer for Yedioth Ahronoth from 2003 and 2007. From 2009 he is a photographer for Haaretz.

Uri Gershuni works are in permanent collections of Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel Museum, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Shpilman Institute of Photography.[5][6][7][8]

Exhibitions[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • 1999 I Have a Gigantic Electricity Bill Too, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
  • 2000 Decent Swinishness, line 16 gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • 2000 The Phantom Menace, Hmidrasha art gallery, Beit-Berl
  • 2001 Cruciferae Family, Machanyim art gallery, Machanayim
  • 2005 Dark Ages, sadnaot haomanim gallery, Tel-aviv
  • 2006 Department, Hmidrasha art gallery, Beit-Berl
  • 2007 Yad, Axel Springer, Berlin, Germany
  • 2010 Day and Night, Inga gallery, Tel-aviv
  • 2011 Selective mutism, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-aviv
  • 2012 Eye Contact, Inga Gallery, Tel Aviv
  • 2012 Yesterday's Sun, Solo Exhibition at Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
  • 2013 Yesterday's Sun, Photography Book #1, Ha'midrasha Photography Gallery, Beit Berl. Curator: Noa Ben-Shalom
  • 2013 Publish, Volume gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015 "Apollo and the Chimney Sweeper", Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Curator: Noam Gal[9]
  • 2015 "Nothing but Darkness", Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv[10][11]
  • 2015 "In the Court of the White Lady", Curated by Aya Lurie, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel.[12]

Group[edit]

2015

  • Lost Scapes, Galerie Voss, Dusseldorf.

2014

  • Three Chambers, Jaffa, Tel Aviv.
  • Haifa Museum of Art Collection: Dynasties, Haifa Museum of Art
  • Power of Attraction, Rosenfled Gallery, Tel Aviv.
  • Journeys, Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Curator: Kobi Ben Meir
  • Ziz Prints, Ziz Art Space, Tel Aviv.
  • The Double Exposure Project, Shpilman Institute of Photography, Tel Aviv. Curators: Aya Lurie, Orit Bulgaru, Anat Ascher

2013

  • The first day, 100 years gallery, London
  • Local Testimony 2013, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv. Curator: Moran Shoub
  • Be My Guest, New Aggaf gallery, Haifa
  • The Wilderness My Brother Wanders, Social Gallery, Musrara, Jerusalem. Curator: Eyal Ben Dov
  • What is to Become, Binyamin Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Etty Schwartz
  • The Solitary Body: Self-Portraiture in Contemporary Photography, Mact/Cact Museum and Centre for Contemporary Art, Ticino, Switzerland.
  • Knitted Registry, CCA, Tel Aviv. Curator: Ruty Chinsky-Amitay
  • Surface Currents, Feinberg Projects Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Yham Hameiri
  • Young Artist Awards, Ashdod Museum of Art
  • Time After Time, Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
  • Sacred or Sacrilege?, the Open University Gallery, Ra'anana, Curator: Alec Mishory
  • Israel Discount Bank Album No. 16.
  • Local Pulse, Zaritsky Artists' House, Tel Aviv. Curators: Orly Hoffman, Arie Berkovich
  • Night Stamp, Beir Ha'ir, Tel Aviv. Curator: Ayelet Bitan Shlonsky
  • Statues, Hachalalit gallery, Tel-Aviv

2012

  • Negotiation, Art Israel Internet Biennial 2. Curator: Shalom Amira
  • Objects, Spaceship, Tel Aviv. Curator: Daniel Tsal
  • Teachers, Musrara, Jerusalem, Curators: Avi Sabag, Ayelet Hashahar Cohen
  • Random, BAAD Gallery, Tel Aviv
  • Different Place, Dana Gallery, Kibutz Yad Mordechai. Curator: Ravit Harari
  • The Time Defined by Human Beings is But a Dream, Musrara, Jerusalem, Curator: Ilanit Konopny
  • Cabinets of Wonder in Contemporary Art: From Astonishment to Disenchantment, Herzelia Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Camera obscura, Space Shuttel, Tel Aviv, Curator: Hila Cohen Schneiderman
  • Remembering Boaz Tal, Zaritsky Artists House, Tel Aviv, Curator: Sorin Heller
  • Deep Inside. Dissociations, CACT / MACT Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Switzerland, Curator: Mario Casanova
  • Culture Club, Kfar-Saba's city gallery, Curator: Hadassa Gorohovski
  • Art on Buildings, Part of the Tel Aviv Artweekend events. Curator: Sagi Rafael
  • The End of the World, Meyuhas gallery, Curator: Galit Semel
  • Black box, photography festival, Tel-aviv

2011

  • Freedom of Expression – True Colors –London 2011, The Gallery Soho, Cube Gallery, Manchester
  • Human Landscape, Artists' House, Tel Aviv
  • Casino Ayalon, Bezalel Gallery (Salame 60), Tel Aviv
  • Noise, Bealey Melacha, Tel Aviv
  • A Road to Nowhere, Ashdod museum of art, Ashdod
  • The Beauty of Mistake, the Spaceship at Hayarkon 70, Tel Aviv
  • A Piece of Cake, artist's house, Tel-Aviv

2010

  • Re-location, Chelouche art gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Be my Guest, Diaghilev, Tel-Aviv
  • Relocation, Tavi art gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Net Games, Baaley hamelacha gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Art Couture, Bineth gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Who is a Predator, Whcreation
  • Living room, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv[13]
  • Sex-sin, Hachalalit gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Calm before the storm, Winzavod art centre, Moscow, Russia

2009

  • Self service, Hachalalit gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Four openings in israeli art, Bezalel-Salame gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Men. Inga gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Ethics- Esthetics, artist's house, Tel-Aviv
  • Z-B-A, Gal-on gallery, Tel-aviv
  • Industry, mfa graduates, Hatachana, Tel-Aviv

2008

  • Eventually we'll die, young israeli art of the 90's, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzlia
  • Youth, Musrara art gallery, Jerusalem
  • The homes of others, Israel museum, Jerusalem
  • Streetwise, Mishkenot shaananim gallery, Jerusalem
  • The secret viewer, Tmuna gallery, Tel-Aviv

2008

  • Snapshot, Ramleh city gallery, Ramleh
  • Click....grrrr..., Haifa University Gallery, Haifa
  • Mama's boy, Port-house gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Flock, Bezalel-Salame gallery, Tel-Aviv

2007

  • Sleep, Rishon lezion city gallery, Rishon Lezion
  • Closer, D&A gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Stills, Oranim art institute, Oranim
  • Passion, Haoman, Tel-Aviv
  • Desert generation, Hakibutz gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • My beloved pornography, Artist's house, Tel-Aviv
  • City space, Photorio festival, Rio de jeneiro, Brazil
  • Boys craft, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa[14]
  • Sweet 16, Bat Yam museum of art, Bat Yam
  • Public garden, Artist's house, Tel-Aviv
  • It is not Israeli Art, Tmuna gallery, Tel-aviv
  • Portraits, Artneuland gallery, Berlin, Germany

2006

2005

  • Books, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Omanut Haaretz festival, Riding power station, Tel-Aviv

2004

  • Non stop art, Sadnaot haomanim, Tel-Aviv
  • Reunion, Braverman gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • In those days, Beit Reuven, Tel-Aviv
  • Rose ce'st la vie, Tel-Aviv museum, Tel-Aviv
  • Marshim, Marseille art centre, Marseille, France
  • Portraits, Artspace, Tel-Aviv

2003

  • Side effect, Hamidrasha gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Mother, Oranim art gallery, Oranim
  • Home, Haifa University gallery, Haifa

2002

2001

  • Utility furniture, Line 16 gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Plastic sheet, A.A. Silver gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Minister of culture prize for young artist, Ramat Gan museum, Ramat Gan

2000

  • Between the mountain and the sea, Haifa city museum, Haifa

1999

  • Prologue, Hilton hotel, Tel-Aviv
  • Emerging artists, Sotheby's, Tel-Aviv

1997

  • Ho mama, Ramat Gan museum of art, Ramat Gan
  • Winter dreamers, Nehama gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • Chosen graduates, Cooper union, New-York, USA

Curatorial Projects[edit]

  • 2014 Nehushtan, group exhibition, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
  • 2014 Horror Movie, group exhibition, the International Photography Festival, Rishon LeZion
  • 2013 Big Yekatherina, solo exhibition of Valery Bikovsky, part of the exhibition Art's Outer Circles, Haifa Museum of Art
  • 2012 Incident Light, solo exhibition of Sasha Flit, Indie Gallery[17]
  • 2011 Hatima Tova, Group Exhibition, Inga gallery, Tel-Aviv
  • 2010 Sofia, Solo Exhibition of Bianca Eshel Gershuni, Inga gallery, Tel-Aviv

Awards[edit]

Gallery[edit]

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