Ori Gersht


London, UK
www.crggallery.com/artists/ori-gersht/
Gersht’s photographic process uniquely incorporates specific environmental conditions with an awareness of memory, experience, and embedded history.

There is a defined relationship of this in how the photographic medium is engaged. With an understanding of the chemical and physical limitations of film, of which Gersht is never shy to push the boundaries of, that often turns out to be a more dimensional and resonant vehicle for portraying a mechanism of meaning through the imprint of time,
light, and phenomena that perhaps expose the capacity and limitations of human memory as well..

place & year of birth
Tel Aviv, 1967

featured galleries
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education
1995
MA in Photography, Royal College of Art, London

1992
BA (Honors) in Photography, Film & Video, University of Westminster, London

solo exhibitions
2008
• Blow Up, Time After Time & Pomegranate, Centro Andaluz De La Fotografia, Almeria, Spain.
• The Forest, Musée d’Art de Toulon, Toulon, France
• Time Folds, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
• Ori Gersht & Jan Breughel the Elder, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2007
• Time After Time, Mummery + Schnelle, London, UK
• The Forest, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut
• The Clearing, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
• The Forest, Mic Toi Rerehiko Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2006 • The Clearing, (travelling exhibition), SpaceX, Exater, UK, Photo Gallery, Cardiff, UK, Galway Arts
Festival, Galway, Ireland, Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, UK
• The Forest, Tel Aviv Museum, Israel
• Liquidation, Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
• The Clearing, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
• The Forest, CRG Gallery, NY
• The Clearing, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK
• Liste 01 - The Young Art Fair in Basel, with Andrew Mummery Gallery, Switzerland
• White Noise, Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
• AfterWars, Belfast Exposed, Belfast, Ireland
• White Noise, Martin Kudlek Gallery, Cologne, Germany
• Mass Culture, Refusalon, San Francisco, CA

group exhibitions
2008
• Contemporary Flowers, Curated by Glynnis McDaris, Fake Estate, New York, NY
• The Aerials of Sublime Transscapes, Lokaal 1, Breda, Holland
• The Last Seduction of Welcome Surrender to Beauty, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, USA
• Pomegranate: A video by Ori Gersht, The Jewish Museum, New York, USA
• Depletion, works from the Doron Sebbag Collection, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel.
• Personal Landscape; contemporary Art from Israel, The Katzen, American University Museum,
Washington, USA.
• Visions in the Nunney, The Nunnery, London
• Static: Contemporary Still Life and Portraiture, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
• Mutation II; Europian Month of Photography, Masion Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris,
Kulturprojekte, Berlin, Fotofo, Bratislave, Vladmir Und Estragon, Vienna, Association Café
Crème, Luxenbourg, Musee de la Photographie, Moscou, Zone Attive, Rome

2007
• The Last Seduction of Welcome Surrender to Beauty, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, USA
• Loop ’07 – Barcelona - The Video Art festival, Galeria Dels Ángels, Barcelona, Spain
• Video Killed the Painting Star, Museum of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
• Pomegranate, Tate Britain, London, “Single Shot” commissioned by Film & Video Umbrella and The
Film Council, UK
• In Focus: Living History, Tate Modern, London
• 1st Architecture, Art and Landscape Biennial of the Canaries, Canary Islands
• My Vision, ZEPHYR Raum für Fotografie, Mannheim, Germany
• Dateline Israel: New Photography and Video Art, Jewish Museum, New York, NY

bibliography
2008
• Dambrot, Shana Nys, 'Ori Gersht: Time Folds', Art Review, May 2008

2007
• Birke, Judy, 'A Family Diary and the Holocaust...', New Haven Register, Nov. 24, 2007
• Cotter, Holland, 'Snap Judgments of Israel, More Than Words Can Say', New York Times, April 14,
2007

2006
• Glover, Michael, 'Keep it short, keep it sweet', London Times, November 8, 2006
• Princenthal, Nancy, 'Ori Gersht at CRG', Art in America, Reviews, pp184-185, May 2006
• Dyer, Richard, 'Towards the Re-Presentation of History: Ori Gersht in conversation with Richard
Dyer', Pluk, Jan. 2006
• Kent, Sarah, 'Photographers Gallery' Time Out / London, Photography, January 25, 2005