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
2014
One Family, The Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, FL
2013
Fields of Vision, The Art Gallery at Yad Labanim Ramat Hasharon

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
2012
Portraits of Cain, Senate Gallery, Ben Gurion University, Israel
The Human Condition, N.O Gallery, New York, NY

2011
PhotoPoetica, Musrara Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
See Rock Music, The Artist’s House, Tel Aviv, Israel

2010
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

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