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KOBI ISRAEL  
       
1970   Born in Tel-Aviv, Israel  
    Lives and Works in London, United Kingdom (since 2004)  
   

EDUCTION

 
   
2010   MA in Fine Art, Central Saint Martins - University of Arts, London, UK  
2001   Cinematography, Camera-Obscura - School of Visual Arts, Tel-Aviv, Israel  
2000   Photography, Camera-Obscura - School of Visual Arts, Tel-Aviv, Israel  
1996   Film, N.Y.F.A-New-York Film Academy, New York, US  
1993   General Studies, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel  
   
EXHIBITIONS  
  Installation View
Solo  
2012 Lands In-between, Hamiltons Gallery, London, UK [1] | [2] | [3] | [4] | [5] | [6] | [7] | [8] | [9] | [_]
2007 Promised Lands, David Gallery, Los Angeles, US  
  Intimate Strangers, David Gallery, Los Angeles, US  
  Promised Lands, Hamiltons Gallery, London, UK [1] | [2] | [3] | [4] | [5] | [6]
2006 Photographs, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, US [1] | [2]
       
Group  
2012 The Sexuality Spectrum, HUC Museum, New York, NY  
2010 101 Seconds, The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Leeds, UK  
  Lingering whispers, The crypt, London, UK  
2009 Dogma, HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia  
  Something for Everyone 2, Hamiltons Gallery, London, UK  
  AOP Open Awards, Association of Photographers Gallery, London, UK  
2008 Promised Land, Warehouse Gallery, Teramo, Italy  
  Something for Everyone, Hamiltons Gallery, London, UK  
2007 London Photo, London, UK [1] | [2]
  AOP Open Awards, Association of Photographers Gallery, London, UK  
2006 Paris Photo, Paris, France  
  AOP Open Awards, Association of Photographers Gallery, London, UK  
2005 AOP Open Awards, Association of Photographers Gallery, London, UK  
2004 International Photography Award, IPA04, London, UK  
  International Open Image Award, IOI04, Waterloo Gallery, London, UK
"Highly Commended" Award
 
2003 Schweppes Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK [1] | [2] | [3] | [4]
  AOP Open Awards, Association of Photographers Gallery, London, UK
"Judges Choice" Award
 
  International Open Image Award, IOI03, Deluxe Gallery - Hoxton Sq, London, UK  
2002 Descubrimientos PHE02, PHotoEspana 2002, Madrid, Spain  
  First International Saloon of Contemporary Artists, Lisbon, Portugal [1]
2001 Galerie Art 7, Nice, France  
  Ramat-Gan Museum of Contemporary Art, Ramat-Gan, Israel  
       
PUBLICATIONS  
       
Catalogues  
2009   Now: Art of the 21st Century, Phillips de Pury, London & New York  
    AOP Open Awards, Association of Photographers, London  
2007  Promised Lands, published by Hamiltons Gallery, London  
2003 Schweppes Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London  
       
Monographs  
2005 Intimate Strangers, Bruno Gmunder Verlag GmbH, ISBN 3861876957  
2003 Views, Bruno Gmunder Verlag GmbH ,ISBN: 3861872854  
       
Selected Anthologies  
2008   Night Visions - Photo Anthology, Bruno Gmunder Verlag GmbH, ISBN: 3861878925  
2007 Men for Men: Homoeroticism and Male Homosexuality in the History of Photography, 1840-2006, Jonathan Cape Ltd, ISBN 0224081659  
2006 Dateline Israel, New Photography and Video Art, The Jewish Museum New York, Yale University Press ISBN 0300111568  
2005 Self Exposure, The Male Nude Self Portrait by Reed Massengill, Universe Publications – Rizzoli,  ISBN 0789313170  
       
FILM  
1996   Boulevards of Broken Dreams, 16mm, 10min , New York  
       
AWARDS  
2007 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris - Honorable Mentions  
  IPA, International Photography Awards - Honorable Mentions  
2006 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris - Honorable Mentions  
  IPA, International Photography Awards - Honorable Mentions  
2004 IPA, International Photography Awards - People, Self-Portrait  
  Inernational Open Image Award, "Highly Commended" Award, Waterloo Gallery, London, UK  
2003 AOP Open, "Judges Choice" Award, AOP Gallery, London, UK