The open university of Israel, B.A., Humanities, 2011.
Honors and Awards:
Selected solo Exhibitions:
2018/9 – "Mea Shearim - The streets" , Artist's house, Israel (*Scheduled).
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2018 – Lucie foundation - month of photography photo book exhibition, Venice arts, Los Angeles, United states.
2017 – Welcome to Jerusalem, Jewish Museum Berlin, Germany.
2017 – International Photography Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2017 – D&ad - Next photographer award, London, Uk.
2017 – ECVR International Exhibition 2017, ECVR, San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy.
2017 – Magnum photos swap shop winners, Theprintspace, London, Uk.
2016 – Local testimony 2016, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2016 – La culture #16, Mazza 9 gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2016 – Line hayotzer #2 old train station compound, Jerusalem, Israel.
2015 – Art festival - days of Jerusalem, Plzeň, Czech Republic.
2015 – Blackbox, Jerusalem, Israel.
Great Synagogue art collection, Plzeň, Czech Republic. Donated 2015.
Publications and Media:
2016 – Online publication, Magnum Photography Awards, Magnum photos.
2016 – Online publication, Magnum Photography Awards, Dpreview.
2016 – Magazine publication, Professional Photography Issue #12.
2015 – Online publication, Lensculture street photography awards, Lensculture.
Ofir Barak was born in Jerusalem, Israel, in 1982. In 2011, he received his B.A. in Humanities from the Open University of Israel. In 2014, after self-teaching himself to use a camera, he began working in a multi layered project regarding religions in Jerusalem, Israel. His work largely concentrates on the three major religions in the city - Judaism, Christianity and Islam and the people behind them. His work has won numerous awards and nominations and is exhibited in both personal collections and galleries across the world.