Lior Shvil


Tel Aviv, Israel
In his work, He seeks to expose the forgotten and the unobserved through a complex dialog
the autobiographical and historical and the political and mythical.
His work is inter-disciplinary: in the space between performance and craft, He focuss on the
that stretches its limits to the extreme, as it struggles to include and expose global expressions
fragmented identity as well as local mechanisms of violence and brutal ideology.

place & year of birth
Tel Aviv, 1971

featured galleries


education


solo exhibitions
2008
‘Panoramas, Herzelia Museum of Art, Herzelia, Israel.

2005
‘Persona, The Heder Gallery, Tel- Aviv, Israel.

2004
‘Diamond In A Rough’, Photography Gallery of the Hamidrasha, Bet Berl, Israel.

group exhibitions
2007
‘Boys Craft’, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel.
‘Video Marina’ Bat Yam Museum of Art, Bat Yam, Israel.

2006
‘Simple, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
‘Normality, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
‘Cortitos’, Digital Nedia Gallery, New York City, New York, USA.

2005
‘Lost in Translation’, 7ht International Istambul Beinnial, Istambul, Turkey.
‘Power’, Omanut Haarets, Reding, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

2004
‘The Scream, Kav 16 Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

2003
‘Wonderyears’, NGBK Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
‘Project In House’, The Gallery in Um El Fahem, Um El Fahem, Israel.

2002
Graduate final exhibition, Hamidrasha School of Art, Bet Berl, Israel.
‘The Shadow’, The Gallery of the Midrasha, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
‘Video Balagan’, Experamental Films, Coolidge, Chicago, USA

bibliography
Press Releases (Selected):

2006
-->15 Nov, Haaretz, ‘Gallerya’, ‘Video after war’, Smadar Shefi.
-->05 Jul, Makor Rishon, ‘Art, ‘Action of fraud’, Omer Lachmanovitz.

2005
-->04 Feb, Haaretz, ‘Culture and literature’, ‘Knitting language’, Uzi Zur.
-->03 Feb, ’Ynet’, ‘Culture, ‘Absurd life’, Yael Omer.
-->27 Jan, Time Out, Art, ‘It is simply absurd’, Dror Daum.

2004
-->24 Dec, Time Out, Art, ‘Diamond in a rough’, Irit Tamari.

2003
-->26 April, Springerin issu no. 2, ‘Mirror-Inverted Remembrance’, Berlin, Hito Steyerl.
-->08 July, Haaretz, ‘Gallerya’, ‘Going out of space’, Smadar Shefi.

2002
-->May, Haaretz, ‘Gallerya’, ‘Spanking machine’, Smadar Shefi.
-->April, Center Community Cables television, ‘Campus, Israel.

Catalogues:

-->’HaMidrasha’ no.7 Issue, 2006.
Gilad Meltzer, ’HaMidrasha School of The Arts’, Israel.
-->’In House’ 2003.
Text by Said Abu Shakra, Umm Al-Fahm Art Gallery, Israel.
-->’Wonderyears’ 2003.
New Reflections on the Shoa and Nazism in Israel, NGBK, Berlin.