Michael Liani

    Born and raised in Migdal HaEmek, a small peripheral town in the north of Israel. My heritage is Moroccan; my grandparents arrived in the 60’s to Israel.

    Education
    2016 –MFA, Bezalel academy of art and design, Jerusalem.
    2015 – Graduated with Dean’s honors, BA in Humanities and Social Sciences, The Open University, Tel Aviv.
    2014 – Graduated with honors, Art and Photography, Minshar school of Arts, Tel-Aviv.
    Awards
    2019 – Doc Aviv , Next! award for innovative project.
    2018 – Award for a young artist, The Ministry of Culture and sport.
    2017 – International Fine Art Photography Competition, PAC, Carrousel Du Louvre, Paris.
    2017 – Best artist award, Li Shui photo festival,  Photography museum of Li Shui, China.
    2016 – Excellency scholarship from Bezalel academy of art and design, MFA.
    2014 – Excellency scholarship from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.
    One-Person Exhibitions
    2018 – “Fantasia” Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Adi Goldner.
    2015 – “HA’CK” Kav 16 Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Ravit Harari.
    BIENNIALE 
    2018 – MOSCOW International Biennale for young art, national center for contemporary art, Moscow. Curator: Lucrezia Calabro  Visconti.
    2016 – “EYE SPY”- THE NEW WIGHT BIENNIALE 2016, UCLA- department of art, LA. Curators: Sara Malik, Nasim Hantehzadeh.
    Selected Group Exhibitions
    2018-  “HSHUMA”,  Artist House,  Tel Aviv. Curators: Sharon Toval.
    2018-  Pride at MUZA, “The Legacy Of LGBTQ Community”,  ERETZ ISRAEL MUSEUM,  Tel Aviv. Curators: Liav Mizrahi. 
    2018 – BUSTAN AL HUB, Michael Liani & Yuval Atzili, IDRIS gallery, Tel Aviv. Curators: Barak Rubin, Livia Tagliacozzo. 
    2018 – Malamegi Lab9, 12 selected artist, Venice. Curator: Margherita Jedrzejewska. 
    2018 – Artrooms Roma, video room, Rome. Curator: Massimo Gianni.
    2017 – “AFULI’Z”- Local art festival. Afula, Israel. Curators: Oz Zloof. 
    2017 – “Hineni”- Beit Kandinof. Jaffa, Israel. Curators: Galit Azogue, Arianna Fornaciai.
    2017 – Fresh paint 9, video greenhouse, Tel Aviv, Israel. CCA curatorial team.
    2016 – “Painting Camp” 120 Israeli Artist, The Negev museum, Beer Sheva, Israel. Curator: David Wakstein.
    2016 – “ZOOM” Young Israeli Artists, The Israel museum – Ticho House, Jerusalem, Israel. Curators: Ghila Limon and Tal Bechler.
    2015 – “reGeneration3” itinerant exhibition , Musée de l’Elysée, Geneva, Switzerland and worldwide. Curator: Anne Lacoste.
    2015 – “Sound Fossils” Binyamin Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Karin Shabtay.
    2014  – Selected Photography Graduates Exhibition, Tel Hai Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Israel. Curator: Naama Haikin.

    Artist Photo Gallery