Michal BarOr


מיכל בראור Pasport Michal BarOr
Michal BarOr
1984, Israel
Royal College of Art, London
M.A. at the Photography department.
Graduated with honors July 2013.

Alma, Home for Hebrew Culture,Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv Studying towards a diploma in Hebrew Cultural Studies.

Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem
B.F.A. at the Photography department.
Graduated with honors July 2008.

Solo and Duo Exhibition
Bite the Bullet (in collaboration with Amalia Vergas), Kostka galley, Meetfectory, Prague
2018 Nahar (in collaboration with Avshalom Suliman), Cabri, a Jewish Arab Collective Gallery,
Kibbutz Cabri.
It Is No Dream, TEA, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Looters, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

The Bureau of Authentication (in collaboration with Patrick Hough), Narrative Projects
Gallery, London

Abandoned Property, Dana Gallery, Yad Mordechi Kibutz

The Hawks and the Sparrows, Petavh Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva

Introduction, Hamidrasha Gallery, Beit Berl photography department
Group Exhibitions (Selection)
2019     Has anybody seen the photograph of an infiltrator?
            Binyamin Gallery, Tel Aviv
            Blind Spot, The Social Gallery, Musrara, Jerusalem
2018     Evil Twin Sister, Botanic Garden of the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
  Ar(t)chaeology,  Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Cyprus
Make-Up, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland
The Museum Present itself III: Remotly Related, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2016   The Return Of Paper / Reflections On Drawing – Traces VI, Jerusalem Artist House,

         Dead Land, NURTUREart Non-Profit, New York

         The Disorder Of Things, Musrara, Jerusalem
2015    Terrorist in the Library, Harold Washington College, Chicago
         Vanishing Point, Bait Hagefen, Haifa, Israel
         Panaccea, Inverness 43 gallery, London
         Crystal Palace and the Temple of Doom, Petach-Tikva Museum of Art
         Covers, Kupferman Collection Gallery, The Ghetto Fighters’ Kibbutz
         Index, Kav 16 Gallery, Tel Aviv
2014    Measure For Measure, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach-Tikva
2013    New Sensations, Saatchi gallery, London
         Laboratory Austria, Xhibit , Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
         Exile (part of “Host and Guest”, Tel Aviv Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv.
         Splinter Photo Fair, Michael Hoppen Gallery, London.
2012    Promising Photographers, International Photography Festival, Jaffa Port, Jaffa.
         Aspect, Tactic – Sample studios, Cork.
         Black Box, around town, Jerusalem.
         Paradise Milan salon, Milan design week, Milan.
         WIP Show,Work In Progress Show, Royal College of Art, London.
         The Suspension of History, , Basement Project Space‪, Cork‪.
         Behind Illusion, Merhav Le’Omanut, Jaffa.
2011    Constance Fairness Foundation Prize, Royal College of Art, London
Fresh paint, art fair, Tel Aviv
Execution, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv Beauty, Gallery Florentin 45, Tel Aviv
2010    Briza, Erlich Gallery, Tel Aviv
Tapestry, Rea Printing House,
Tel Aviv Daydreams, Gallery Florentin 45, Tel Aviv
Briza, Erlich Gallery, Tel Aviv
7×4.5, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv Centenary, Ze Ze Ze Gallery,
Awards and prizes
2018  Asylum art small grants award
Israel Lottery fund for artists 
2016  Artis Grant Recipient
2015  Young Artist prize, ministry of culture
Research scholarship Petavh Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva
Finalist – New Sensations, Saatchi gallery
Metro Imaging RCA prize
2013  Royal College of Art, Dissertation Distinction
Google photography prize – Israel
2012  Nominated for the European photography award (Leica prize)
2011  Constance Fairness Foundation Prize
2008  Honors at the Department of History and Theory, Bezalel.

Artist Residency
2018   MeetFactory, three months studio residency, Prague, Czech Republic
2015   ARTPORT – A yearlong artist residency, Tel Aviv
2013   “Fontaine, School of”,summer school organized by Lucie Fontaine, ARTPort, Tel Aviv.
2011   Akademie der bildenden künste wien with FWF (Austrian Science Fund)
Conference Presentation
2018  19-20 June, PERVERSE DECOLONIZATION, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon
 (A project of the Academy of the Arts of the World, Cologne, Project heads: Ekaterina Degot,
David Riff)
2015  16 Mar: “The Missing Image”, Bezalal Academy of Art and Design, organized by the
Department of Photography and the Department of History and Theory
2013  27, Jun: “The trouble with Research”, Stuart Hall Library Symposium, London, organized
by: Iniva.
2012  29-30 Nov: “The Jewish Engagement with Photography”, Osnabruuck, organized by:
University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld and Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies,
University College London

Public Collections
Petach Tikva museum of art
Tel Aviv museum of art

Printed Publications
2019  Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of Photography and Archaeology, Dr Elena Stylianou (Ed.)
2017   The Book of Plunder, Artist book by Michal Baror, CCA publishing, Chen Tamir (Ed.)
2017   The Jewish Engagement With Photography, Aron Bodenheimer, Michael Daxner, Kurt Nemitz,
Alfred Paffenholz, Friedrich Wissmann (Ed.)
2016   Granta No 4 – Opportunities, Mira Rashtu (Ed.) Under Dor Guez’s Bed: Scenes from the
“Christian Palestinian Archive”, Rotem Rozental, Photographies, 9:1, 3-29
2015   Vanishing Point katalog, publisher: Bait Hagefen, Haifa, Or Tshuva (Ed.)
2014   Hamidrash 17- Religion/Judaism, Hamidrash, Art school, Bail Berl, Gilad Meltzer (Ed.)
Waving Flags, Black Dog publishing, Olivier Richon & Rut Blees Luxemburg (Ed.)
History with Fethers (article), Source Photographic Review, issue 74, Spring 2013
2013   Exile, Published by Tel Aviv Museum, Dora Garcia (Ed.)

Relevant Work Experience
2017 – Today  Main tutor for 3th and 2th years at Musrara, The Naggar school of Photography, Jerusalem
2015 – Today  Lecturer for History of Photography, Basis Art School, Herzliya
Teacher, The Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium High school, Tel Aviv
 2015  Photography teacher, Arison Art School, Tel Aviv
Research assistant for Boris Oicherman
2013  Research assistant for Ariella Azulay
2009-2011  Printer at Rea Printing House, Tel Aviv
2009  Research assistant for curator Dr. Rona Sela
2007-2008  In charge of digitization (scanning and archiving) in the Judaic and
Ethnography department at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
2007  photographer, Journey to the Jewish Heritage in Iasi, Romania.