Tamar Hirschfeld – CV


b.1984, Jerusalem, Israel

Lives and works in Tel-Aviv, Israel






2015-2017 – Le Fresnoy – Studio National des arts Contemporains, Lille, France

2011-2013 – MFA, graduated with high honors, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Tel Aviv, Israel

2010-2012 – Diplôme National Supérieur d’Expression Plastique (DNSEP), École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts à la Villa Arson, Nice, France

2008 – APC1, patisserie course, Estella school, Tel Aviv, Israel

2003-2008 – BFA, graduated with honors, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

2006 – student exchange programme, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA



2017 – Official competition, Festival Côté Court, Pantin, France


2016 – film screening: ‘Sheldon, le Squelette Humaniste’, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2016 – film screening, ‘Hors les Murs’, Fiac, Paris, France

2016 – FIDMarseille — Marseille’s International Film Festival, Marseille, France

2014 – ‘For a Free Circulation of Desires’, the 27th Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Friche de la belle de Mai, Marseille, France

2013 – The Rotterdam VHS festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2013 – ExoticA, CCA: Center of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

2013 – The 10th International Women’s Film Festival, Cinematheque Tel-Aviv, Israel. Curator: Annabelle Shemer

2006 – ‘VideoZone 3’, CCA: Center of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel


Selected Exhibitions

2017 – Contemporary Art of Israel, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine

2016 – Panorama 2016, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, France

2015 – ‘Orient Express’, Amour Gallery, Collectif HAB.B, Paris, France

2014 – Art Laguna Finalists Exhibition, Arsenal, Venice, Italy

2014 – ‘The Art to Survive’, AZA13, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Yehezkel Lazarov

2014 – ‘Recalculating Route’, 4 Mediations Biennale, Poznan 2014, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva, Israel. Curator: Drorit Gur Arie

2013 – ‘The Red South’, solo show at Dana Gallery, Kibbutz Yad-Mordechai, Israel. Curator: Ravit Harari

2013 – ‘Raising Star’, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel. Curator: Dalia Levin

2013 – ‘ETH[N]ICS’, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2013 – ‘Goods’, Bat Yam Museum, Bat Yam, Israel. Curators: Joshua Simon and Liz Hagag

2013 – ‘Iconophilia’, Institute Notre Dame, Jerusalem, Israel. Curators: Leah Abir and Smadar Keren

2013 – ‘Artist in Space’, The New and the Bad gallery, Haifa, Israel. Curator: Natalie Levin

2013 – ‘Schwartze’, MFA final show, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Tel Aviv, Israel

2013 – ‘Fresh Paint’ art fair, The Artists Greenhouse, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012 – ‘Kongo’, Ha-Midrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Boaz Arad

2012 – ‘Break & Repair’, Nuzhaa Gallery, Jaffo, Israel. Curator: Hadas Keidar

2012 – ‘Goldfish’, ST-Art gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Tamir Lichtenberg

2012 – ‘Sigh of Relief’, Ashdot Yaacov Museum, Israel. Curator: Natalie Levin

2011 – ‘Produits Dérivés’, La Zonme gallery, Nice, France. Curator: Thomas Golsen

2010 – ‘SOLD’, ‘La non Maison’ gallery, Aix-en-Provence, France. Curator: Harel Luz

2009 – ‘Feast your Eyes’, Darom Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2008 – Permanent exhibit at The Department of Publishing, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2008 – ‘BLOND’, ‘Yad LaBanim’ institute of Ramat Hasharon. Curator: Inbar Dror

2008 – ‘Equal and Less Equal’, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel. Curator: Alona Friedberg

2008 – ‘Overture’, Artists workshops, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Ronen Leibmann

2007 – ‘Home Work’, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Asaf Koriat


Scholarships, prizes and residencies

2016 – The Ministry of Culture Prize for a Young Artist in the field of video art.

2014 – ‘The Jewish answer to the piece ‘DRAFTSMEN’S CONGRESS’ by Pawel Althamer’, ‘Art Kibbutz NYC’ group, the New Museum, NY, USA

2013 – Funds recipient, the Fund for Video Srt and Experimental Cinema, CCA: Center of Contemporary Art, for the production of ‘Bianca in the Black Continent’, Tel Aviv, Israel

2013 – ‘Institute of Investigative Living’, a workshop with Andrea Zittel and James Trainor, A-Z west, California, USA

2011-2013 – Art workshops with refugee children, Bialik-Rogozin school, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2012 – ‘Home Made Teasers’, as part of the performance group of Spartacus Chatwynd, The New Museum, NYC

2012 – Excellence scholarship, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

2009 – ‘CROUS’ Scholarship, the French Embassy scholarship for French studies, Besancon, France

2008 – ‘Bank Leumi Prize of Excellence’ for Exceptional Project, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel



2012 – Teacher Assistance, Department of Photography, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel



Leumi Bank Collection; Serge Tirosh Collection; Amos Schocken Collection; private collections