Barak Zemer

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CV

Education
2013
Graduate (MFA) at the USC Roski School of Fine Arts.
2008
Undergraduate (BFA) at the Fine Arts Department at the Bezalel.
Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel.
2003
Photography studies at the Scuola Romana di Fotografia, Rome, Italy.

Selected Exhibitions

2017
February, Roberta Pelan Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2016
Flowers In Your Hair, Fused Space (Curated by Night Gallery), San Francisco, CA
International Photography Festival, Jaffa Port Tel Aviv, Israel
Vapegoat Rising, Arturo Bandini at Marfa Ballroom, Marfa, TX
Opening Negotiations, Bakersfield College Jones Gallery, Bakersfeild, CA
2015
Sylvia Bataille, Joan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Midnight Sun, Ms. Barbers, Los Angeles, CA
Monday Me, Soccer ClubClub organized by Drag City, Chicago, IL
Ansel Adams Family Values, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA
2014
ltd presents…Barak Zemer/ Cold Feet, Sweaty Hands, ltd Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
ltd Los Angeles booth, NADA Miami Beach, Miami, FL
Sealed and Punctured, two person show with Lila De Magalhaes, Private Island, Los Angeles, CA
Black Box, Manofim, Jerusalem, Israel
Aftertaste, Grand Central Market, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Inside this Human Clay, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Pretty Sure it Was Then, USC Thesis Exhibition at the USC, Gayle and Ed Roski Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Black Box, Manofim, Jerusalem, Israel
Real Estate Conspiracies, The New & Bad Gallery, Haifa, Israel
2010
Double Headed, Two person show with Itamar Shimshoni, The Cliff Gallery, Netanya, Israel
Wallpapers, Rea Workshop of Photography, Tel Aviv, Israel
Artists at Work, Ha’gada Ha’smalit, Tel Aviv, Israel
Wallpapers, Rea Workshop of Photography, Tel Aviv, Israel
Artists at Work, Ha’gada Ha’smalit, Tel Aviv, Israel
2009
Tendertender, Manofim, Jerusalem, Israel
2008
Homo Bellicus, Christiania Innovationszentrum, Berlin, Germany
Bezalel BFA Thesis Exhibition, Jerusalem, Israel.
Cats, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv. Israel

Selected Publications and reviews
2016
ed Natalie Levin, Patriotism in Art, Protest Anthology.
Wagley, Catherine. LA Weekly, May 2016. “Are L.A.’s Emerging and Midcareer Artists Being Shut Out of the Glossy New Gallery Scene?”
2015
Cohn, Hana. Ed. L Preston Zappas. Contemporary Art Review LA (Carla), Nov 2015. “Sylvia Bataille at JOAN”
Wedell,Noura,Ed.T.LutzandK.Wolf.LosAngelesReviewofBooks,Winter2015. “Somehowthe Mud Shines: on photographs by Barak Zemer”
2013
Ed D. Nemeroff, C. Kohne, K. Wolf. Night Paper II Fall 2013
2012
ed Natalie Levin, Joshua Simon, Roy Arad, The New & Bad Art Magazine Issue No3
2011
ed Natalie Levin, Joshua Simon, Roy Arad, The New & Bad Art Magazine Issue No2
2010
Zilberberg Daniel. Walla Culture, “Celebrating the Double”

Relevant Work experience
2014- present
Senior Lecturer at Otis College of Arts and Design

Awards & Scholarships

2016
Nominee for the The Shpilman International Prize for Excellence in Photography
2011
The USC Teaching Assistantship Scholarship, the Roski School of Fine Arts
2008
The Keshet Institute Award for Excellence, the Fine Arts Department at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
The Mandel Leadership Institute Award
The Sharet Institute Award, The America-Israel Cultural Foundation
2005
The Sharet Institute Award, The America-Israel Cultural Foundation