biography

Born in Israel, 1992
Lives and works in Tel-Aviv
Website Artsy

Natour (1992) holds a B.A. and M.A from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and lives and works in Tel Aviv. He has exhibited in various spaces both internationally and in Israel, including the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem. This exhibition acts as a direct continuation of the solo exhibition Repeat After Me, curated by Irena Gordon and presented this year at the Umm el-Fahem Art Gallery.

selected works

  • Hymn, 2020, silk printed digital drawing, 76x56 cm

  • Pain, 2020, silk printed digital drawing, 76x56 cm

  • Fingers, 2020, silk printed digital drawing, 76x56 cm

  • still from Enter The View

  • still from Enter The View

  • Mars, 2019, digital drawing, diameter 1.4 cm

  • Repeat After Me (detail), 2018, Video, 21:43 minutes

  • Repeat After Me (detail), 2018, Video, 21:43 minutes

  • Repeat After Me (detail), 2018, Video, 21:43 minutes

  • Alive (detail), 2018, video, 02:00 minutes

  • Alive (detail), 2018, video, 02:00 minutes

  • Venus, 2018, Archival inkjet print, Diameter 1.4m

  • Sun, 2018, Archival inkjet print, Diameter 1.4m

  • Saturn, 2018, Archival inkjet print, Diameter 1.4m

  • The Sensual World II, 2018, Digital drawing, 80×50 cm

  • The Sensual World IV, 2018, Digital drawing, 80x50 cm

  • The Sensual World V, 2018, Digital drawing, 80x50 cm

  • The Sensual World VI, 2018, Digital drawing, 80x50 cm

  • Eye My Bull, 2017, 200x140 cm

  • Eye My Bull II, 2017, 50x80 cm

  • Eye My Bull III, 2017, 50x80 cm

  • Eye My Bull IV, 2017, 70x90 cm

  • Eye My Bull VI, 2017, 100x100 cm

  • Nothing Personal, 2017, Video, 21:08 minutes

  • Nothing Personal, 2017, Video, 21:08 minutes

  • Eye My Bull V, 2017, digital Drawing, 80×70 cm

  • IInstallation view

  • Installation view

  • IInstallation view

  • IInstallation view

  • IInstallation view

  • You Missed The Point llll, 2016, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • In Search of The Other , 2016, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • One Two One, 2016, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • Peacful Selfie, 2016, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • Pinocchio As a Real Boy, 2016, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • Resurrection, 2016, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • The Third Person, 2016, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • Can You Help Me with My Vision, Doctor of Sight, 2016, Digital Drawing, 50x50 cm

  • The Powers That Be, 2016, Digital Drawing, 50x50 cm

  • Heat in My Head, 2015, Video, 18:18 minutes

  • Heat in My Head, 2015, Video, 18:18 minutes

  • Heat in My Head, 2015, Video, 18:18 minutes

  • Heat in My Head, 2015, Video, 18:18 minutes

  • Disillusioned, 2015, digital drawing, 50x50 cm

  • Give Yourself Away, 2015, digital drawing, 50x50 cm

  • Esoteric Nights of Chaos and Order , 2015, digital drawing, 50x50 cm

  • A to B, 2015, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • You Missed The Point lll, 2015, digital drawing, 50x50 cm

  • An Act of Observing , 2015, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • An Act of Observing ll , 2015, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • Fool, 2015, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • Object Without Desire , 2015, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • Untitled, 2015, digital drawing, 30x30 cm

  • Accidents, 2014, Video, 06:00 minutes

  • Accidents, 2014, Video, 06:00 minutes

  • Yoman, 2014, Video, 7:28 minutes

  • Yoman, 2014, Video, 7:28 minutes

  • Looking at Myself in the Mirror, 2013, Video, 3:48 minutes

selected exhibitions

14.05.2021 ― 03.07.2021
Main space

PROJECT ROOTS

group exhibition

17.07.2020 ― 29.08.2020
Main space

Ground Control

group exhibition

23.08.2019 ― 14.09.2019
Main space

Summer 2019

group exhibition

04.08.2017 ― 02.09.2017
Main space

Summer 2017

group exhibition

05.08.2016 ― 10.09.2016
Main space

Summer 2016

group exhibition

selected publications

Jester Lux

Editors: Nicola Trezzi, Guy Bernard Reichmann, Mona Benyamin/ Hebrew translations: Aya Breuer/ Arabic translations: Reem Ghanayem/ Publisher: Center for Contemporary Art Tel Aviv 2021/ Soft cover/ 373 pages/ Hebrew, Arabic and English/ Published on the occasion of the exhibition "Karam Natour: Night vision" curated by Nicola Trezzi and Bar Goren, Center for Contemporary Art Tel Aviv, April 17 - June 12, 2021.

repeat after me

Exhibition curator: Irena Gordon catalogue graphic design: Wael Wakeem/ Hebrew copy editor: Ronit Rosenthal/ Arabic translation: Atheer Safa/ English translation: Naftali Greenwood/ Hebrew translation: Eden Katz/ Photograps: Yigal Pardo/ Hard cover/ 131 pages/ Hebrew, English and Arabic/ Catalogue for the exhibition held at the Umm el-Fahem Art Gallery, 2018
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Education
2015—2017: MFA with honors, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Tel Aviv
2011—2015: BFA with honors, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem
2013: Fall Semester at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, USA

Selected Film Festivals Screenings
2019: Loving Art. Making Art, Sderot Yerushalayim, Jaffa
2019: Londohome, Bucharest, Romania
2019: Ostrovsky Family Fund, Video Grant
2018: 70/70/70, Sbcast Gallery, Santa Barbara
2018: BIEFF 2018, Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival 2018
2017: 63rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, German
2017: VOID, Tabor Film Festival, Veliki Tabor Castle, Croatia

Scholarships and Awards
2018: The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts
2018: The Pais Council for Culture and Art, Exhibition Catalogue Grant
2018: Special Jury Mention Award, Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival 2018
2017: The Pais Council for Culture and Art, Exhibition Grant
2017: Academic Excellence Award, MFA program, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
2015: 10X10 Prize for Academic Excellence, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
2012: Revital Serri Z.L. Award, Excellence scholarship, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

Catalogues and Publications
2019: The Vera Magazine by Telavivian, Issue #3, Spring 2019
2019: ArtAsiaPacific magazine, Almanac 2019, January 2019
2018: Karam Natour: Repeat After Me, Al Sabr Association Umm El Fahem Art Gallery
2018: Tenou’a Magazine, Issue #171: D’accord, pas d’accord!, December, 2018
2017: Platforma Magazine, Issue #December2017: Body, December, 2017
2017: Tenou’a Magazine, Issue #170: Man of the Providence, December, 2017
2017: Bush Fanzine, Issue #9: Pubic Line, November, 2017
2016: Forno Magazine, Issue #11: Buttocks, May, 2016
2016: Harama Art Magazine, Issue #14: Share, May, 2016

Solo Exhibitions
2019: Confessions, ‎Inta Hotel Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2018: Body Following Spirit, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2018: Repeat After Me, Um el-Faheem Gallery
2016: Following No Mythologies, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Group Exhibitions
2020: Best Interest, Koresh14 Gallery, Jerusalem
2020: Bodyscapes, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2019: Family Stories, Kunstmuseum Bochum
2019: Nurse, Nurse, Manofim Festival Main Exhibition, Jerusalem
2019: Drywall, Binyamin Gallery, Tel Aviv
2019: The True Artist, Fake News- Fake Truth, Haifa Museum Art
2019: Love in the Social Media, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich
2018: Extension.Israel: Illuminations, Triumph Gallery, Moscow
2018: Seven Rituals to Change the Mood, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv
2018: Looper, Tel Aviv Museum
2018: Entering the Bush, Office in Tel Aviv
2018: ShowReal, Bezalel Photography Gallery
2018: Shop It!, Haifa Museum Art, Haifa
2018: I to Eye, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2018: Hide and Seek, Youth Wing for Art Education, The Israel Museum
2018: Mixed Chromosome, Mom Art Space, Hamburg
2017: Yeruham, Zumu Museum, Yeruham
2017: Current Affairs, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2017: What Urinal, The Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod
2017: Summer 2017, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017: Graduation Exhibition MFA Show, Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design, Tel Aviv
2017: Veinti4 Gallery, Costa Rica
2017: Fresh Paint 9, The Young Israeli Art Fair, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017: Aiming for Touch, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017: The Kids Are All Right, Oranim College, Tivon, Israel
2016: Summer 2016, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2016: Humid All Week, Florentine Quartet, Tel Aviv, Israel
2016: Pride, Under1000 Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2016: Center of Gravity, The Djanogly Visual Arts Center, Jerusalem, Israel
2015: NY Art Book Fair, Sternthal Booth, MoMa PS1, New York, USA
2015: Voice of the Word, HaZira, Jerusalem, Israel
2015: Danalouge, Warehouse 2, Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv, Israel
2015: Graduate Show, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem, Israel
2015: Touch Me Baby, Warehouse 2, Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv, Israel
2015: Night of Philosophy and Art, Discount Bank Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2015: Correspondences, Gershman Hall Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
2015: Wire Tapping, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
2015: Exchange Exhibition, International Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, USA
2015: Memorial to the Goyim, Hanina Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Press

  • TELAVIVIAN
    Author: Danielle Gorodenzik

    An Interview with Karam Natour about his solo exhibition “Repeat After Me”

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  • calcalist
    Author: Reut Barnea

    Artist Karam Natour returns to his Roots (Heb)

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  • Haaretz
    Author: Shaul Setter

    Artists and Works that We Will Discuss this Year

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  • The Window
    Author: Smadar Sheffi

    Body Following Spirit

    Link
  • Haaretz
    Author: Ouzi Zur

    Electricity in the Air (HEB)

  • Tenoua Magazine

    IRONIES IDENTITAIRES: KARAM NATOUR (French)

    Link
  • TimeOut TLV
    Author: Meital Raz

    Karam Narour at TimeOut TLV

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  • Platforma
    Author: Yael Lammfromm

    Karam Natour: Body Work Body (HEB)

  • tahu
    Author: Bar Yerushalmi

    On Magic, illusions amd tabletop tricks

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  • As Promised
    Author: Meryl Fontek

    Reading Between The Lines

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  • haaretz
    Author: Shaul Setter

    Seven Rituals to change the mood

    Link
  • Haaretz
    Author: Shaul Setter

    Shaul Setter about Karam Natour’s work “Nothing Personal”

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  • Portfolio
    Author: Hagit Peleg Rotem

    The Three Entities of Karam Natour

    Link
  • Haaretz

    Time Travel | Karam Natour

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  • Haaretz
    Author: Naama Riba

    לפרק את הגוף ולבנות ממנו מקדש

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