Visual Arts

About Ofir Barak

Ofir Barak was born in Jerusalem, Israel, in 1982. In 2011, he completed his B.A. in humanities ­(Major in arts, and history). In 2014, after spending some time abroad, he returned to his hometown Jerusalem in order to photograph a multi-layered project that would display the city and its people through his eyes.

Group exhibition | Art festival – days of jerusalem | Plzeň, Czech Republic.

Permanent display | Great Synagogue | Plzeň, Czech Republic.

Finalist | Next Photographer Award 2017 | D&ad

Single image Winner | Magnum Photography Awards 2016 | Street category, Lensculture .

Honorable mention | CDS documentary photography committee | Duke university, Nc, Usa.

Series winner | Lens culture street photography 2015 awards | Online publication.

Honorable mention | Moscow international photo award 2015 | Moscow, Russia.

Ofir Barak

Visual Arts

jerusalem, Israel
Grant Recipient