VARDI KAHANA

Born 1959, Tel Aviv, Israel

Lives and works in Israel

 

EDUCATION    

1978 – 1981  Art Teacher Training College, Ramat Hasharon

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1994 – Present   Staff Photographer, Yedioth Ahronoth

1983 – 1993     Staff Photographer, Haaretz

1983 – 1993       Staff Photographer, Hadashot

1982 – 1983       Staff Photographer, Monitin Monthly

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017    Eternal Childhood, DC Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

2015    One Family, Princeton University, NJ

2014    One Family, Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, FL

2013    Fields of Vision, The Art Gallery at Yad Labanim, Ramat Hasharon, Israel

2012    Near and Far, The Artists House, Rehovot, Israel

2010    One Family, Paul Lebe House, Bunestag, Berlin, Germany

           One Family, Sinti and Roma Museum, Heidelberg, Germany

           One Family, Grid 2010, Amsterdam Public Library, Amsterdam, Holland

2009    One Family, Arts Depot, London, England

2008    One Family, Musée Juif de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium

           One Family, Fotomuseum, Antwerp, Belgium

           One Family,Academy Der Kunste, Berlin, Germany

           One Family, Centro per L'arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

           Selected Images from One Family, The Kraft Center for Jewish Student Life, New York

           A Photographer Of People, Academy of Design and Photography, Haifa, Israel

2007    One Family, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York

           One Family, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel 

           Israeli Portrait, Artist House, Tel Aviv, Israel

2006    One Family, The Civic Library, Moncalvo, Italy

2001    Beauty Has Cut Itself Off, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, 

1992    Photography: Vardi Kahana, Camera Obscura Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    Anonimix, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel

2016    Fotodock, Space for Documentary Photography, Utrecht, Holland

2015    Drive In, Ashdod Art Museum, Ashdod, Israel

            Poland-Israel-Germany, Contemporary Art Museum of Krakow, Poland

            Exposed, Hamishcan Gallery, Hulon, Israel

           German and Israelis – The Exhibition, The Bundestag, Berlin, Germany, Tel Aviv, Beer Sheva, Haifa, Jerusalem

           The Hinder Sea, Ashdod Art Museum, Ashdod, Israel

2014    Photographic Memory, International Photo Festival, Rishon LeZion, Israel

            Decadal Variations, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

2013    Into the Space, Hadassah Academic Collage, Jerusalem, Israel

            Limited Time, Binyamini Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012    Portraits of Cain, Senate Gallery, Ben Gurion University, Israel

           The Human Condition, N.O Gallery, New York 

2011    PhotoPoetica, Musrara Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

           Matters of Identity-costume and jewelry, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

           See Rock Music, The Artist’s House, Tel Aviv, Israel

2010    Project Prozna, The Jewish Ghetto, Warsaw, Poland

           In Detail, Haifa Museum Of Art, Haifa, Israel

           Family Files, The Jewish Museum, Munich, Germany

2009    Family Traces, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2008    Beloved Land,The Peace Gallery, Givat Haviva, Israel

           Stills 07-08, Oranim Art Institute, K. Tivon, Israel

           As Is, Contemporary Israeli Art, Vittorio Museum, Rome, Italy

2006    The Art of Living, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA

           DISENGAGEMENT, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

           Vulnerable Body, Forum-Photography, Cologne, Germany

           A Family Behind the Lens, University of Haifa, Israel

2005    The New Hebrews, Marin Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany            

2001    The Poor The State The Rich, Bat Yam Museum, Israel

           The Forum of Art Museum, Cologne and Berlin, Germany

2000    Time Frame, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

1997    Yona’s Photo, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel

1996    The Absent Photograph, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel

1994    Tel Aviv – A Temporary Documentation, Tel Aviv Museum, Israel

 

AWARDS

Sokolov Award, Tel Aviv Municipality, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

COLLECTIONS

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

The Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, FL

The Margulies Collection, Miami, FL

Raymond Learsy Collection, Sharon, CT

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