Mati Elmaliach

    Grant Recipient
    • Visual Arts

    Tel-Aviv, Israel


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    Mati Elmaliach lives and works in Tel-Aviv,

    Elmaliach’s art stems from his life as an Israeli artist and his personal biography – introspecting personal memory versus the collective memory in the society in which he lives.

    Emerging from the field of photography, he chooses not to create new images, but rather, bases his work on existing photos. Thus, in place of adding images to the collective repository, he creates new images from those that already exist.

    MFA – Bezalel Academy Of Art, Tel Aviv / Jerusalem, Israel (2019)
    B.Ed – Graduate of the Wizo Academy of Education and Design (2009)

    Elmaliach’s work has been exhibited in many venues – from a solo exhibition at the P8 Gallery (2016, Tel-Aviv), The Morel Derfler Gallery (2017, Haifa) and at CACR  (Ramle, 2019), to many group exhibitions: Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Apart Art Gallery, On The Seam – Contemporary Art Museum, Jerusalem, The Artists’ House, Tel-Aviv, Haifa Museum of Art, Fresh Paint Fair (Tel Aviv), p8 Gallery (Tel Aviv), & India Gallery (Tel Aviv).