Bio

[Born 1974] lives and works in Tel Aviv

goldnguy@gmail.com


Education

2005-2007 Bezalel Academy of art & Design, MFA studies, Israel
1997-2001 Visual communication art and design, Wizo Haifa Academy of art & design, Israel


Academic teaching

Since 2013 Head of the Visual Communication Department at Musrara School of Art, Jerusalem

2001-2007 Teaching at WIZO Haifa Academy of Design and Education, Haifa, Israel

2002-2004 Teaching at Ascola-Meimad, College for Art and Design, Tel Aviv

2007 and on – Giving lectures, workshops, studio visits and guiding in HaMidrasha School of Arts, Beit Berl, Israel, Studio 6B, Tel Aviv, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Sapir School of Art, Israel, and more…


Solo Shows

2022
Finger Food and Future Mistakes, ArtPort Tel Aviv.
Curator: Vardit Gross

2021
Second Hand, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska.
Curator:Karin Campbell

2018
Once a Beat, Second Hit, Petach Tikva Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel. Curator: Drorit Gur-Arie

2017
Friegedank (Free Thinker), Hertzliya Museum for Contemporary Art, Israel. Curator: Louis Grachos

2015
Absolute Pitch, Školská 28 Gallery, Prague
Curator: Karina Kottová

Transcription of Blue, The American Museum in Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC. Curator: Jack Rasmussen

2014
Time Signatures, Permanent sculpture, Omi International Art Center, Ghent, New York. Curator: Jennie Lamensdorf

2013
Yes/no Questions, Hertzliya Museum for Contemporary Art, Israel. Curator: Doreet LeVitte Harten

2012
Bells & Whistles, Rooster Gallery, New York
Curator: Andre Escarameia

2010
Conserve, Art Gallery at The Memorial Centre, Kiryat Tivon, Israel. Curator: Taly Cohen Garbuz

2009
Loot, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Leah Abir
Loot II, Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel.
Curator: Leah Abir

2006
Transitional Object, TheHeder Gallery, Tel-Aviv.
Curator: Milana Gitzin-Adiram

2004
Sugar Cubes
, TheHeder Gallery, Tel-Aviv
Curator: Milana Gitzin-Adiram

2002
Am Israel Hay, TheHeder Gallery, Tel-Aviv


Special Projects

2015

The Artist Festival #3, Zachęta, Warsaw, Poland

2014

Propagation, Perfomative Minutes, KW, Berlin

The World According to…#6, Book Art, THE OFFICE, Berlin

Partitura for Blue Noise, Sound Art performance, Pasáž,Tel Aviv

2013

Tracing the Fish Bladder, curatorial project, Radiator Gallery, NY

2012

Lust for Life, Performance, (collaboration with TimeOut Magazine), Tel Aviv Museum of Art


Selected Group Exhibitions

2021

Mame Loshn, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin. Curator: Drorit Gur-Arie

Airspace, Ramat Hasharon Contemporary Art Municipal Gallery. Curator: Ravit Harari

2019

Action-Line: Traces, The 7th Biennale for Drawing in Israel, The Artists House, Jerusalem. Curator: Hadas Maor

Ismus, Ostrale 019, Dresden Biennale, Germany

First Person, Singular: Masculinities in Israeli Art, Ashdod Art Museum, Israel. Curators: Yuval Beaton, Roni Cohen-Binyamini

2017

Interference, Circle 1 Gallery, Berlin. Curator: Drorit Gur-Arie

Nothing But Longing, Void Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland. Curator: Sagit Mezamer

2016

From Generation to Generation: Inherited Memory and Contemporary Art, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco. Curators: Pierre-François Galpin and Lily Siegel

Error X, Ostrale O16, Dresden, Germany

Fundamental, 5th Mediations Biennale, Poznań, Poland. Curator: Tomasz Wendland

Wire(less) Connections, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Curator: Daniella Shalev

Imago Mundi: The Art of The Humanity, Pratt Institute

Monochrome, The Kupferman collection Museum, Israel. Curator: Dalia Levin

Space-Time, Minus 1 Gallery, Ha’Aretz Collection, Tel Aviv. Curator: Efrat Livny

2015

Eccentric Exercise II, Kulturni Centar Beograda, Belgrade, Serbia. Curator: Henriette Noermark

Imago Mundi: Map of The New Art, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice

Sound Fossil, Binyamin Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Karin Shabtai

2014

Recalculating Rout, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Israel / 4 Mediations Biennale, Poznan. Curator: Drorit Gur-Arie

Hide and Seek: Works on Paper, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Curators: Nirit Sharon-Debel, Eva Sznajderman

2013

Pavilion 0, Palazzo Dona, 55th Venice Biennale. Curator: Tomasz Wendland

Traces V, Drawing Biennale, Anna Ticho House, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Curator: Tal Yahas

Eccentric Exercise, Les Gens Heureux, Copenhagen. Curator: Henriette Noermark

The Winners, Minister of Culture Award winners Ashdod Art Museum, Monart Center, Israel. Curators: Yuval Beaton, Roni Cohen-Binyamini

Lot’s Wife, The Open Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Israel. Curator: Naama Haikin

2012

It’s Juice Is Medicine For The Eyes, What It Is Gallery, Chicago

Art Any Way: Exploring the wheel, Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Curator: Sara Raiman Shor

Re:Visiting Rockefeller, Israeli Contemporary Art at the Rockefeller Archaeological Museum, Jerusalem. Curator: Sally Haftel Naveh

Let Them Eat Cake, HaChava (the Farm) Gallery, Holon, Israel

Render Visible, Present Company, NYC. Curator: Sonel Breslav

Entropy, The Artist’s Studios, Art Cube Gallery, Jerusalem. Curator: Avi Lubin

Acoustic Landscapes, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Adaia Porath

The Tree of Knowledge, Municipal Gallery, Rehovot, Israel

2011

Electric Garden, Contemporary by Golconda Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Naomi Aviv

New on Paper: Recent Acquisitions in the Prints and Drawings Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Curators: Ronit Sorek, Nirit Sharon-Debel, Eva Sznajderman

Disruption, Rothschild Blvd. Tel Aviv, Art in public space. Curator: Sally Haftel Naveh

The End of History, Galerie Speckstrasse & Kutscherhaus, Hamburg. Curator: Avi Lubim

2010

Manimal, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel. Curator: Dalia Levin

Expanded Drawing, Isabel Hurley Gallery, Malaga, Spain

Grandfather Paradox, On-Off, Hamburg. Curator:Avi Lubin

Grandfather Paradox, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator:Avi Lubin

Mutt, 39 Art Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Danny Yahav Brown

Re-Location, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv

2009

Dreary Structures, Dreamy Structures, Monart Centre, Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel. Curators: Yuval Beaton, Roni Cohen-Binyamini

Home Page, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv

Neues Sehen, Dollinger Gallery, Tel Aviv

2008

Neues Sehen, Syker Vorwerk and Stadische Galerie Im Buntentor, Bremen, Germany. Curators: NorbertBauer, Susanne Hinrichs, Lias Mizrahi

The Winners, the Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel. Curator: Tami Katz-Friman

Demons, Moby – Bat-Yam Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel. Curators: Naomi Aviv and Leah Abir

Detail, Chelouche gallery, Tel Aviv

Spaces of Desire and Elasticity Lines, The 11th Architecture Biennale, Venice (collaboration with Asif Berman and Oded Kutok)

2007

The Rear, Herzliya Biennale for Israeli Art, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel. Curator: Joshua Simon

BoysCraft, the Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel. Curator: Tami Katz-Friman

Video Marina, Moby – Bat-Yam Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel. Curator: Milana Gitzin-Adiram

Through the Object, The Open Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Israel. Curator: Naama Haikin

XXS, Sommer Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

2006

Collaboration on site, Ars 06, Kiasma Museum, Helsinki

Paperwork, TheHeder Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv

Goods to Declare, Terminal 1, Ben-Gurion Airport, Israel

2005

Our Sea, International Architecture Biennale, Rotterdam (collaboration with TheHeder Architects)

Katalogue, The Gallery in The Trafalgar Hotel, London

Transitions, Artists House, Tel Aviv

Drawing/sketch, P.e.k.a Gallery, Haifa, Israel

2004

The Magic of the Circus, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv

Rabbit out of the hat, Municipal Gallery, Rehovot, Israel

Industry, Shlush House Gallery, Tel-Aviv

2003

Artick 5, Ramat-Gan Museum of Art, Ramat-Gan, Israel


Prizes and Grants

2020 The Pais Council for Culture and Art, Art Installation Development Grant

2019 Artis Residency Grant

2017 The Pais Council for Culture and Art, Exhibition Grant

2017 The Ostrovsky Family Grant for New Video Production

2016 Keshet Prize, Hertzliya Museum

2015 The Pais Council for Culture and Art, Art Installation Development Grant

2014 Artis Grant Recipient

2014 Outset Israel Grant Recipient

2014 Grant from the Israeli Culture Consulate, New York

2012 Minister of Culture Award, Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport, Jerusalem

2012 Artis Grant Recipient

2009 The Pais Council for Culture and Art, catalogue production grant

2008-2009 America-Israel Cultural Foundation Prize

2007 Young Artist Award, the Israeli Ministry of Culture

2007 scholarship on the name of Shneidinger foundation

2006-2007 Bezalel Academy, Supporting Artists Award

2002-2004, 2006-2007 America-Israel Cultural Foundation Prize


Residencies and Workshops

2019 Bemis, Omaha, Nebraska

2015 The Curfew Tower, Cushendall, North Ireland

2014-2015 ArtPort, Tel Aviv

2013 Art Omi, Upstate New York

2012 Residency Unlimited, New York

2011 Creative Capital, New York

2007 E.N.S.B.A, Paris

2006 COS – Collaboration on Site, Helsinki


Works In Selected Collections

Tel  Aviv Museum of Art, Israel

The Jewish Museum, NYC

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Petach Tikva museum of Art

Hertzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel

American University Museum in Katzen Art Center, Washington DC

OMI Sculptures Park, NY

Rothfeld Collection, NYC

Ha’Aretz Collection, Tel Aviv

Gertler Collection, Tel Aviv/London

Maman Cohen Collection Tel Aviv/Paris

Ahouvi Collection, Tel Aviv

Zalzman Collection, Tel Aviv

Barzilai-Hollander Collection, Brussels

Berman Collection, LA

The Kneset (Israeli Parliament) Collection

Luciano Benetton Collection

And many other private collections


Selected Press and Publications

Once, A Beat, Second Hit, Solo show Catalogue, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, 2018

Ireland Versus Israel, text book from the exhibition Nothing But Longing, 2017

SpaceTime, Video Art and Installation From The Ha’aretz Collection, 2016

Drawings and Prints, From The Israel Museum Collection, 2015

Vision Magazine, China, The Sound Hadn’t Intended To Talk, P. 24-25

The Brooklyn Rail, an interview with Barbara London, March 2015

The World According To…#6, The Office Berlin, Artist book, 4.2014

Sounds Like Art To Me, Arte Fuse Magazine, by Oscar Laluyan, 13.10.2013

Yediot America, Yasmin Shemesh, Challenges in Radiator, 1.2.2013

Jaro 1, Rooster Gallery, NYC solo show catalogue – Bells & Whistles

Watermarks, Artist’s Book, 2011, Israel

LOOT, Artist’s Book, 2009, Israel

Catalogue, Neues Sehen – Junge Kunst Aus Israel, pp. 40-43

Catalogue, Demons, Moby – Bat-Yam Museum of Contemporary Art, p. 18, 29, pp. 41-42, 86-89

Catalogue, BoysCraft, the Haifa Museum of Art, pp. 109-112

Catalogue, Through the Object, The Open Museum of Photography, pp. 20-21, 79-83

Domus Magazine, Israel addition, 2008, front and back covers

Picnic Magazine, 2007, p.24

De Fish Magazine #5, Belgium, 2006

Block Magazine #2, Israel, 2006, pp. 42-43

Katalogue, Art Book, Volume One, London, 2005, pp. 5-9

Rojo Magazine, Vint Issue, Barcelona, 2005 pp. 120-124

Rojo Magazine, Elen Issue, Barcelona, 2004, pp. 61-66

Rojo Magazine, Guko Issue, Barcelona, 2004, pp. 42-44

Belio Magazine, Human/Sex Issue, Madrid, p.46, p.55

Arte Fuse, Oscar A. Laluyan, 5.6.2012

No.3 Magazine, Oscar A. Laluyan, July 2012

Ha’aretz, Galleria, Eli Armon Azulai, 8.4.2011

Achbar Ha’ir, Hila Shkolnik-Brener, 2.8.2009

Ha’aretz, Uzi Zur, 17.9.2009

Ma’ariv, Culture, 23.6.2009

Ha’aretz, Galleria, Smadar Shefi, 29.5.2006

Walla, Culture, Rotem Rosenthal, 24.5.2006