Ofir Barak

    jerusalem, Israel


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    https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/mea-shearim-the-streets-photography--2#/

    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.


    AICF Articles about Ofir Barak

    | Artist News
    Israeli artist Ofir Barak is pleased to share the release of his new book – Stones and Bones.  For the past 4 years and since 2016, the artist has been documenting the Christians in their path and journey through the city of Jerusalem.    The book is t…

    | Artist News
    Photographer Ofir Barak began documenting the area of Mea Shearim, an ultra-orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem, in late 2014. In the course of the past 3.5 years, he took more than 15,000 photographs and narrowed it down to a beautiful 77 of them that…