Zamir
Shatz

biography

Born in Israel, 1969
Lives and Works in Tel Aviv
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Born in 1969, lives and works in Tel-Aviv.
Shatz is a video artist and a painter. He is a graduate of the Bezalel MFA program (2012) and The Camera Obscura School of Art (1999). He presented in various exhibitions and institutions such as Tel Aviv Museaum of Art, Haifa Museum of Art, the Nahum Gutman Museum and more. His last exhibition at Rosenfeld Gallery in Tel Aviv, 'Habibti, A State For All It's Citizens', was recently purchased by the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and is currently shown as part of the contemporary Israeli art collection of the museum.

selected works

  • Halil, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 40x50 cm

  • Halil in the Nature, 2019, Colored pencil on paper

  • God Forbid, 2019, Colored pencil on paper

  • Halil and The Climate Crisis, 2019, Colored pencil on paper

  • An Unusual Rhino Flute, 2019, Colored pencil on paper

  • Untitled, 2019, Colored pencil on paper

  • Shooting Lesson 2, 2017, Oil on canvas, 100x150 cm

  • Aluvera Baby, 2017, Oil On canvas, 200x133cm

  • Give in the Nose, 2017, Oil on canvas, 200x133 cm

  • Eddies Night, 2017, Oil on canvas, 71x100 cm

  • Painting a Friend, 2017, Oil on canvas, 80x120 cm

  • Shoot Habibti, 2017, Oil on canvas, 150x100 cm

  • Shooting Training, 2017, Oil on canvas, 200x85 cm

  • The Dark Web, 2017, Oil on canvas, 80x120 cm

  • Electricity poles instead of trees, 2017, Acrylic on linen, 216x380 cm

  • Installation view

  • Installation view

  • Installation view

  • Installation view

  • Something Pharaonic, 2016, oil on canvas, 70x100 cm

  • Chevrolet, 2016, oil on canvas, 60x60 cm

  • Malindi, 2016, oil on canvas, 90x140 cm

  • Zanzibar, 2016, oil on canvas, 100x140 cm

  • My Cousin, 2016, oil on canvas, 25x25 cm

  • Atomic Despair, 2016, oil on canvas, 30x60 cm

  • Cuba, 2016, oil on canvas, 70x100 cm

  • Habibti a State for all its Citizens, 2014

  • Habibti a State for all its Citizens, 2014, Oil on canvas, 140 canvass 40×30 cm each

  • Habibti a State for all its Citizens, 2014, Oil on canvas, 40x30 cm

  • Habibti a State for all its Citizens, 2014, Oil on canvas, 40x30 cm

  • Adi, Detail from Habibti a State for all its Citizens, 2014, Oil on canvas, 40x30 cm

  • Zaki, Detail from Habibti a State for all its Citizens, 2014, Oil on canvas, 40x30 cm

  • Avner, Detail from Habibti a State for all its Citizens, 2014, Oil on canvas, 40x30 cm

  • Rim, Detail from Habibti a State for all its Citizens, 2014, Oil on canvas, 40x30 cm

  • Savta Yona, Detail from Habibti a State for all its Citizens, 2014, Oil on canvas, 40x30 cm

  • Habibti a State for all its Citizens detail, 2015, HD video, 12 min

  • Untitled, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 30x30 cm

  • Man Shooting a Flower, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 60x60 cm

  • The Giving Tree, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 120x160 cm

  • Monkey Petting a Flower, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 45x30 cm

  • Guitar on a Grave, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 60x50 cm

  • Untitled, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 45x30 cm

  • Standard of Living, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 90x60 cm

  • Kooka one Last Time, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 150x120 cm

  • Ambiance of Bunnies, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 200x200 cm

  • My Lady, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 200x200 cm

  • The Audience, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 200x200 cm

  • White Line, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 120x150 cm

  • Tribute to Scout, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 200x200 cm

  • Untitled, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 200x200 cm

  • Men in the Night, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 220x120 cm

  • Untitled, 2012, oil on canvas, 330x520 cm

  • Installation view

  • Installation view

  • Kookas Story, 2007, video, 16 minutes

  • Kookas Story , 2007, video still

  • Untitled, 2007, oil on canvas, 30x50 cm

  • Untitled, 2007, oil on canvas, 35x45 cm

  • Untitled, 2007 , oil on canvas, 30x30 cm

  • Untitled, 2007, oil on canvas , 30x30 cm

  • Untitled, 2007, oil on canvas, 30x40 cm

  • Untitled, 2007, oil on canvas, 40x40 cm

  • Untitled, 2007, oil on canvas, 40x60 cm

selected exhibitions

14.05.2021 ― 03.07.2021
Main space

PROJECT ROOTS

group exhibition

27.02.2020 ― 16.05.2020
Main space

Memorandum of Understanding

group exhibition

02.08.2018 ― 08.09.2018
Main space

Voyage

group exhibition

04.08.2017 ― 02.09.2017
Main space

Summer 2017

group exhibition

13.04.2017 ― 29.04.2017
Main space

Rosenfeld Gallery

group exhibition

05.08.2016 ― 10.09.2016
Main space

Summer 2016

group exhibition

02.08.2013 ― 24.08.2013
Main space

XXL

group exhibition

24.05.2012 ― 23.06.2012
Main space

Where Shall We Return

group exhibition

cv

Education
2011—2012: MFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Tel Aviv (with Honors)
1997—1998: Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Kfar Saba
1995—1999: Camera Obscura School of Art

Grants
2017: Artist Residency, The Curfew Tower, Ireland
2011—2012: Excellence scholarship, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
2005: The New Fund for Cinema and TV
2003: The Israeli Fund for Video Art and Experimental Cinema
1999: The Shelter 209 Foundation in memory of Dan Zakhem for the Advancement of Interdisciplinary Arts in Israel
1998—1999: America – Israel Cultural Foundation

Solo Exhibitions
2020: Political Halil, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2018: Lies and Washing Powder, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2016: Drift, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2015: Habibti — a State For All it’s Citizens, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2014: PosTime, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2013: Ecce, Homo, Like a Child, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv
2010: Shame, The Zimmer, Tel Aviv
2008: The Story of Kooka, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2002: Yalla Netanya, Marshim Series, Haifa Museum of Art
2000: Dream Group and a Hunter, The Heinrich Boll Foundation Art Space, Tel Aviv

Selected Group Exhibition
2020: Memorandum of Understanding, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2020: Fighting their Fight, Haifa Museum of Art
2018: Voyage, Rosenfeld gallery, Tel Aviv
2018: Shop It!, Haifa Museums
2017: Nothing But Longing,Void Deri Gallery, Ireland
2017: Summer 2017, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2016: 9 Crowns, Socca Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2015: Plaster 3, Hanger 2, Jaffa Port
2015: Blue Blind Spot, Bezalel Photography Gallery, Jerusalem
2015: Good Taste, Hayarkon 19, Tel Aviv
2015: The Museum Presents Itself 2 Israeli Art from the Museum Collection, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2014: Hello, Forms of Human Existence, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv
2013: XXL, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2013: Passive Aggressive Expressive, The University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2012: Where Shall We Return, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
2012: There’re Meatballs in the Fridge, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv
2011: Gush (Lump), Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv
2011: The Beauty of Mistake, The Spaceship Gallery
2010: Video Zone 5, International Video Art Biennial, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
2010: Through Gutter to Glory, Shafdan Plant, Igudan, Rishon LeZion
2010: Mute — The Politics of No Sound, CCA Gallery, Tel Aviv
2010: Out of the Box, Design Space Tel Aviv
2010: Friday, Hanina Gallery, Tel Aviv
2010: Crossing of the Fantasy, Tavi Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2009: Shizuf (Tanning), P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curators: Rakefet Viner Omer and Anna Bershtansky
2008: Painter — Pilgrim, Gutman Museum, Tel Aviv
2008: Video Zone 4, International Video Art Biennial, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
2008: Present, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Rakefet Viner Omer
2006: Omanut Haaretz 5, Reading Power Station, Tel Aviv
2005: Togetherness, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2005: The Israelis, Beit Kanner Municipal Gallery, Rishon Le-Zion
2004: Video Zone 2, International Video Art Biennial, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
2002: Mother Tongue, Ein Harod Museum
2002: Imagine, 300 Artists for Co-Existence
2001: Protest, Umm El-Fahem Art Gallery, Curators: Tamar Getter, Aim Deulle Luski, Roee Rosen
2001: A Bit Red, Uri and Rami Nehostan Museum, Kibbutz Ashdot Yaacov
2001: Media Terra Festival, Athens, Greece
2000: Four Video Artists, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

Press

  • Haaretz
    Author: Galia Yahav

    Exhibition Review – Habibti a State of all its Citizens (heb)

    View PDF (Heb)
  • Haaretz
    Author: Ouzi Zur

    Illusions at The Deep Sea (HEB)

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