Noa Ben-Shalom was born in Israel. She earned her BFA from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, in 2001. In her work Ben-Shalom explores the condition of conflict and its effects on both people and landscape in Israel and Palestine.
Here recent book Hush, Israel Palestine 2000-2014, Sternthal Books is nominated to the Aperture Foundation & Paris Photo Book Award in the category of First Book Award.
Hush tells the story of a society living through a recurring loop of violent outbursts, in which, time and again, life is shattered into pieces and reconstructed. Through personal correspondence and Photographs spanning over a decade, Noa Ben-Shalom turns her camera away from the more obvious scenes of direct violence in order to focus on the subtle ways this conflict has permeated all aspects of life in Israel.