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curriculum vitae


Education:

The open university of Israel, B.A., Humanities, 2011.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017Group exhibition, International Photography Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2017Group exhibition, D&ad - Next photographer award, London, Uk.

2017Group 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, Local Testimony 2016, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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: One of Jerusalem’s Oldest Jewish Settlements", Petapixel.

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

2017 – Online publication, "Mea shearim - the streets", Bird in flight.

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:

2018 – Hasselblad Masters 2018* (results will be revealed January 2018).

2017 – The Meitar Award 2017, International Photography Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel.* (results will be revealed November 2017).

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.

2016 – 2nd place, Series of faith and religion, Local Testimony, Tel Aviv, Israel.

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 received his B.A. in Humanities from the open university of Israel. In 2014, after self thought his way with 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 mentions and is exhibited in both personal collections and galleries across the world.