Visual Arts

About Talia Benabu

Talia Benabu uses chance marks, tones and textures to create ‘spaces of composed chaos’ defined by simultaneous events of rhythm and movement. She works works in different printmaking techniques, painting and performance. She studied Art History and Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2007-2010) and Fine Arts in the Master Class Program of the Jerusalem Studio School (JSS) (2009-2012). Talia was born and raised in Jerusalem and has lived as artist in Haifa. She has been living in Germany since 2014, currently in Berlin.

Talia has taken part in several exhibitions, residencies and workshops and has been engaged in teaching workshops in painting and monotype printmaking. In addition, she works as an illustrator of book covers using monotype printmaking. She has exhibited in group exhibition in Israel (Alfred gallery, The wing gallery), Germany (Dresdner Sezession 89 Galerie Drei, Ereignis Druckgraphik Leipzig, Kulturzentrum Faust Hannover) Sweden (European network for printmaking) and Holland (Graphiccall 2017 4bid gallery). Among her solo exhibitions are: “An der sonngewohnten Strasse”, Tapir Gallery, Berlin (2018), “Talia Benabu Monotypes”, Skaraborgs Konstgrafiska Verkstad, Skövde, Sweden, “Die Spiegelung des Frein”: graphic work by Kerstin Franke-Gneuss & Talia Benabu, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin and “First Impressions”, Galerie La Girafe, Berlin (2017), “Depixed”, Yafo Creative, Tel Aviv (2015), Silenzio, Lower City Municipal Gallery, Haifa (2013).

In 2017 she was awarded a grant for the A.I.R Artist Residency print-workshop Skövde in Sweden, she has also been an artist in residency at the Grafikwerkstatt Dresden and Alte Feuerwache Loschwitz in 2015 and 2016. Her monotype print “Yours in the last house before the unknown” is in the Konstmuseet Skövde collection.

Talia Benabu

Visual Arts
Drawing & Painting, Illustration, Performance Art, Printmaking

Berlin, Germany

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