KeREN BENBENISTY

Born in 1977 in Israel. Lives and works in New York City (U.S.A.).


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 

2017

Migration, curated by Irit Tal, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv;

2016

Mare Nostrum, curated by Carolina Pozzi, Francesca Antonini Arte Contemporanea, Roma.

2015

Saxa loquuntur Stones speak, El Museo de Los Sures, New York (U.S.A.).

2014

Kamil, Pseudo Empire, New York (U.S.A.).

2011

Fabulous Opera (with Jaye Rhee), Gym Gallery, Seoul (South Korea);

Parking, La BANK Gallery, Paris (France).

2009

You are here to stay (with Hani Rashed), La BANK Gallery, Paris (France).

2008

QuickTime, TÄT Gallery, Berlin (Germany).


AWARDS 


2013

SIP – Shpilman Institute of Photography Award (Israel).

2012

Creative Capital, Professional Development Grant, ARTIS, New York (U.S.A.);

Ostrovsky Family Foundation, Jerusalem (Israel).

2011

ARTIS, Contemporary Israeli Art Fund, New York (U.S.A.);

Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York (U.S.A.).

2009

French Ministry of Culture, Paris (France);

Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment (U.S.A.).

2005

Installation-Sculpture Award, ENSB-A, Paris (France).

2004

Colin-Lefranc Foundation (France).


FORMAZIONE E RESIDENZE
 

2013 - 2017

The Elisabeth Foundation, New York (U.S.A.).

2011

ISCP - International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York (U.S.A.).

2009

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan (U.S.A.).

2003

Cal’Arts, Los Angeles (U.S.A.).

1999 - 2004

École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, Parigi (Francia).

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 

2017
 

Almost Home: Between Staying and leaving a Phantom land, curated by Dorsky Gallery, Shlomit Dror, LIC, NY; 

Sinkholes, curated by Hadas Kedar, Arad Contemporary Art Center, Israel; 

PUSH/STRIKE/RESIST, curated by Melinda Wang, Equity Gallery, NY (U.S.A.);

2016

Apparatus for a Utopian Image, curated by Pavla Sceranková and Dušan Zahoranský The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY (U.S.A.);

The House of Dust, curated by Katherine Carl, Maud Jacquin and Sebastien Pluot, Center for the Humanities, The James Gallery, NY (U.S.A.);

Residual Historical Haunting, curated by Roxana Fabius and Humberto Moro, Johannes Vogt Gallery, NY (U.S.A.);

56a Mostra della Ceramica, curated by Olga Gambari, Castellamonte, IT;

EFA + Middle East, curated by Bill Carroll, Shirin Gallery, New York, NY (U.S.A.).

2015

In Conversation II, From the Museum collection, Tel-Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv (Israel);

Of Average Means, Human Resources, Los Angeles (U.S.A.);

Sextant, NurtureArt, New York (U.S.A.);

GATHERER/Nonfunctional Display, Artist house, Jerusalem (Israel);

Two Different Ways To Do Two Different Things, Kristen Lorello Gallery, New York (U.S.A.).

2014

Under Erasure, Tel-Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv (Israel).

2013

The Left Over Method, La Couleuvre, Saint-Ouen (France);

Drawing Biennale, curated by Tal Yahas, Gerusalemme (Israel);

F_ll in th_ bl_nk, curated by Shlomit Dror,  Nars Foundation, New York (U.S.A.);

DRAFTED, Schema Project Gallery, New York (U.S.A.);

Tracing The Fish Bladder, curated by Guy Goldstein, Radiator Gallery, New York (U.S.A.).

2012

Molecular Gastronomy, curated by Ami Barak, Young Artist Biennial, Bucharest (Romania);

The Artis Shuk – NADA Art Fair, New York (U.S.A.);

So Near The Garden But Still Miles Away, curated by Carmen Stolfi, Galleria Unosunove, Rome (Italy).

2011

Plutôt que rien, curated by Raphaele Jeune, Maison populaire de Montreuil, Montreuil (France);

Ecstatic Streaming, curated by Noa Giniger, Kunsthuis SYB Residency, Beetsterzwaag (The Netherlands).

2010

I Know what you did last summer, St. Ceclia’s Convent, New York (U.S.A.);

La nature ne fait sans objet, LA BANK Gallery, Paris (France).

2008

Forever Young, curated by Ami Barak,  ANNE+ Gallery Art Project, Ivry/Seine (France).

2007

Dessins, curated by Abdellah Karroum, Appartement 22, Rabat (Morocco).

2006

Passage, curated by Eline Van Der Vlist, Waterloo, Londra (United Kingdom);

It is what it is, curated by Erik Sigerud, konstbiennal, Alma Lôv Museum, Östra Ämtervik (Sweden).