Shai
Dror

biography

Born in Israel, 1990
Lives and works in Tel Aviv
Website Instagram Artsy

Shai deals with Israeli localism and culture, the environment and human-nature relations. Using the camera, he interprets icons And pathos and produces "new realities." Dror's photographic aesthetic is influenced by cinematic expression and contemporary series,Photographic thought is present in the meticulous primes.
Alongside freelance work, Shai is part of the “Hasalon 5” artist collective.

Graduated MFA with honors from the Department of Photography, Bezalel (2018).

selected works

  • An Other Day detail, 2018, video, 17 minutes

  • An Other Day detail, 2018, video, 17 minutes

  • An Other Day detail, 2018, video, 17 minutes

  • Terribly Beautiful Clouds, 2019

  • Terribly Beautiful Clouds, 2019

  • Yoko, 2021, aluminum and plastic, 68x46x101 cm

  • In The Morning, 2021, color print, 13x18 cm

  • Untitled Implantation, 2021, color print, 100x70 cm

  • Untitled Smoke, 2021, color print, 55x40 cm

  • Installation view

  • Installation view

  • Diego, 2021, aluminum, 20x15x3 cm

  • Untitled Dubnov 26, 2021, color print, 150x100 cm

  • Beast, 2021, aluminum and plastic, 235x57x200 cm

  • George, 2021, aluminum and plastic, 36x41x51 cm

  • The End, 2021, color print, 29x42 cm

  • Cold Press, 2017, Pigmented Inkjet Print olive leaves decorative frame, 26x18 cm

  • Shai Dror, Green T Shirt, 2019, offset printing, 60x65 cm

  • Whistle Cry, 2020, video installation on MacBook Pro, 7.30 min

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

27.02.2020 ― 16.05.2020
Main space

Memorandum of Understanding

group exhibition

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Education

2014–2018: B.F.A., Photography department, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem
2016: Exchange student program: École Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Paris Cergy, Paris

Solo Exhibitions

2021: SAFARI, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2019: An Other Day, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2019: A room for two, Couple Exhibition with the artist Ron Chen; ‘Hacubia – a place for art’, Jerusalem.

Group Exhibitions

2020: Memorandum of Understanding, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2019: Zoom project, the Steinhardt museum of natural history, Tel Aviv
2018: In Print Art Book Fair, Hansen house, Jerusalem
2018: Teder Print Fair, Bait Romano, Tel Aviv
2018: Over exposure, Beit Kandinof, Jaffa
2018: Sapa, Seniors gallery, The Photography Department, Bezalel.
2017: Blue Table, Bezalel Photography gallery
2016: Points of View: Magistrates court, Russian compound, Jerusalem
2014: Salon KKL, Paris

Selected Film Festivals Screenings
2019: Istanbul Experimental Film Festival, Turkey
2019: Loop Barcelona, Spain
2019: Tel aviv international student film festival, Tel Aviv Cinematheque

Awards and Grants
2018: The Lauren and Mitchell Presser Award for photography student: Bezalel academy of art and design, Jerusalem
2018: Excellence award: Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
2018: Selected project – ‘An other day’: 10X10 conference, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
2017: Excellence award: Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
2015: Excellence award: Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

Residency
2019: ‘A room for two’: Residency program – ‘Hacubia – a place for art’, Jerusalem.
2018: Residency program: Beit Kandinof, Jaffa

Related Experience
2016–Present: Member of “HaSalon 5“

Press

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