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curriculum vitae


Education:

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.

 

Public Collections:

Great Synagogue art collection, Plzeň, Czech Republic. Donated 2015.

 

Publications and Media:

2017 – Online publication, "Mea shearim - the streets", C41magazine.

2017 – Online publication, "Mea shearim - the streets", Leica camera photoblog.

2017 – Online publication, City of secrets, Haaretz newspaper photoblog.

2017 – Online publication, "Please take your shoes off", Lensculture.

2016 – Online publication, Magnum Photography Awards, Magnum photos.

2016 – Online publication, Magnum Photography Awards, I-D (vice).

2016 – Online publication, Magnum Photography Awards, HB style.

2016 – Online publication, Magnum Photography Awards, Dpreview.

2016 – Online publication, Magnum Photography Awards, Amateur photographer.

2016 – Online publication, Magnum Photography Awards, Siliconrepublic.

2016 – Online publication, Magnum Photography Awards, Bbc Ukraine.

2016 – Magazine publication, Professional Photography Issue #12.

2016 – Online publication, "How this ultra-Orthodox neighborhood has embraced traditional religious life", Albawaba.

2015 – Online publication, Lensculture street photography awards, Lensculture.

2015 – Online publication, Street photography awards, The telegraph.

2015 – Online publication, Street photography awards, Der spigel.

2015 – Online publication, Issue #73, F-stop magazine.

 

Honors and Awards:

2017 – Finalist, The Meitar Award 2017, Israel Photography Festival.

2017 – Winner, Black & White Street Series of the Year 2017, Monovision Awards.

2017 – Finalist, Next photographer award, D&ad.

2017 – Winner, Magnum Photography Awards (Street category), Magnum photos & Lensculture.

2016 – Honorable mention, CDS documentary photography committee, Duke University, Nc, Usa.

2015 – Winner, Lensculture street photography awards, Lensculture.

2015 – Honorable mention, Moscow international photo award, Moscow, Russia.


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.