The open university of Israel, B.A., Humanities, 2011.
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2017 – Group exhibition, ECVR International Exhibition 2017, ECVR, San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy.
2017 – Group exhibition, Magnum photos Swap Shop winners, Theprintspace London, Uk.
2016 – Group exhibition, La culture #16, Mazza 9 gallery, Tel aviv, Israel.
2016 – Group exhibition, Line hayotzer #2 old train station compound, Jerusalem, Israel.
2015 – Group exhibition, Art festival - days of Jerusalem, Plzeň, Czech Republic.
2015 – Group exhibition, 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.
Honors and Awards:
2017 – Finalist, The Meitar Award 2017, Israel Photography Festival.
Ofir Barak was born in Jerusalem, Israel, in 1982. In 2011, he completed his B.A. from the open university of Israel in Humanities. In 2014, after self thought his way with a camera, he began working in a multi layered project regarding religion and coexistence 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 mentions and is exhibited in both personal collections and galleries across the world.