Michal Baror

    Education
    2011
    Royal College of Art, London
    M.A. at the Photography department

    2009
    Alma, Home for Hebrew Culture, Tel Aviv
    Studying towards a diploma in Hebrew Cultural Studies

    2004-2008
    Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem
    B.F.A. at the Photography department
    Graduated with honors July 2008

    Solo Exhibitions
    2010
    Introduction, Hamidrasha Gallery, Beit Berl photography department

    Group Exhibitions (Selection)
    2013
    Laboratory Austria, Xhibit , Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
    Exile (part of “Host and Guest”, Tel Aviv Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

    2012
    Promising Photographers, International Photography Festival, Jaffa Port, Jaffa
    Aspect, Tactic – Sample studios, Cork
    Black Box, around town, Jerusalem
    Paradise Milan salon, Milan design week, Milan
    WIP Show, Work In Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London
    The Suspension of History, Basement Project Space, Cork
    Behind Illusion, Merhav Le’Omanut, Jaffa

    2011
    Constance Fairness Foundation Prize, Royal College of Art, London
    Fresh paint, art fair, Tel Aviv
    Execution, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv
    Beauty, Gallery Florentin 45, Tel Aviv

    2010
    Briza, Erlich Gallery, Tel Aviv
    Tapestry, Rea Printing House, Tel Aviv
    Daydreams, Gallery Florentin 45, Tel Aviv
    Briza, Erlich Gallery, Tel Aviv

    2009
    7×4.5, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
    Tel Aviv Centenary, Ze Ze Ze Gallery, Tel Aviv
    Nefila (Fall), Panorama House, Tel Aviv

    2007
    Beaujolais, The Laboratory, Jerusalem
    Disclosure of Name, The Arts Center at Haifa University
    The Birth of Venus, Hyusang Store, Tel Aviv
    Artik 2009, The University Gallery, Tel Aviv University

    2006
    Holon Now, Digital Art Lab, Holon

    Awards And prizes
    2013
    Royal College of Art, Dissertation Distinction.

    2012
    Google photography prize – Israel
    Nominated for the European photography award (Leica prize)

    2011
    Constance Fairness Foundation Prize

    2008
    Honors at the Department of History and Theory, Bezalel.

    2007
    Honors at the Photography Department, Bezalel

    2007
    Scholarship and exhibition, Haifa University.

    2006
    Keren Sharett Scholarship

    2006 Honors at the Photography Department, Bezalel.

    Artist Residency

    2011
    Akademie der bildenden künste wien with FWF

    Conference Presentation
    Nov 2012
    “The Jewish Engagement with Photography”, Osnabruuck, organized by University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld and Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University College London

    Public Collections
    BAAD Gallery- Reservoir, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

    Relevant Work Experience
    2009-2011
    Printer at Rea Printing House, Tel Aviv

    2009
    Research assistant for curator Dr. Rona Sela

    2007-2008
    In charge of digitization (scanning and archiving) in the Judaic and Ethnography department at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

    2007
    Photographer, Journey to the Jewish Heritage in Iasi, Romania.

    Civil Service
    2002-2003 Physicians for Human Rights, Tel Aviv
    In-charge of attending to the appeals of prisoners arrestees.


    AICF Articles about Michal Baror

    | Featured Artist
    Michal Baror lives and works in Israel/Palestine and London, where she graduated from her Masters in Fine Arts at the Royal College of Art (Dissertation Distinction) in 2013. Previously, she graduated with honors from her BFA degree in Fine Arts from t…