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1959 Born in Argentina
1971 Immigrates to Israel
1995-2009 Photographer, Haaretz daily newspaper, Ha’ir Tel Aviv weekend paper (Schoken network),
collaborates with international journalists

Solo Exhibitions

2018 People I met, USF Contemporary Art Museum Tampa, Florida, Curator: Christian


2017 People I met, Museum of Contemporary Art Chile Santiago, Chile, Curator:

Christian Viveros-Fauné

2015 Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography, Peabody Museum, Harvard University
2014 Solo project, Photobooth, ArteBA artfair, Buenos Aires. Curator: Octavio Zaya
2012 AS IT IS. On Miki Kratsman's Photography, La Virreina Centre de la Imatge,

Barcelona, Curator: Octavio Zaya

AS IT IS. On Miki Kratsman's Photography, MUSAC Museum for Contemporary

Art, Leon, Spain,Curator: Octavio Zaya

2011 All About Us, Ursula Blickle Foundation, Germany
2010 Targeted Killing, Media City Seoul 201, Korea

Deleitosa, Solo project at ARCOMadrid, Madrid

2009 Works, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
2007 Secured Area, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
2003 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2002 Nelly Aman Gallery, Tel Aviv
2001 Nelly Aman Gallery, Tel Aviv
1996 Gallery of Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
1994 Bugrashov Gallery, Tel Aviv

Group Exhibitions

2019 Visual Rights, curated by Gary Bratchford, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, England

2016 Untitled, Group Exhibition, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
2015 History Lessons, CAAM, Las Palmas, Spain. Curator: Octavio Zaya

Miki Kratsman, Uri Gershuni, Nir Evron - Recent works, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
Basis and (Super-)Stuctures, Basis School of Arts, Herzliya. Curator: Shlomit Breuer

2014 Melting Walls: works from the Igal Ahouvi Art Collection, The Babel Trilogy, Part 3,

the Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

The Benevolent Tree, Umm Elfahem Art Gallery. Curator: Daniel Kahana Levinson
Israel Otherwise, Ulg Opéra Complex, Liège, Belgium. Vidéographies association. Curator: Chen Tamir
Ground Surface, the Neri Bloomfield School of Design and Education, Wizo Haifa. Curator: Micha Krishner

2013 Centrifuge, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York. Curator: Chen Tamir

The Compromised Land: Recent Photography and Video from Israel, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York. Co-curator:Helaine Posner. Guest curator: Lilly Wei
Time After Time, Chelouche Gallery, Tel-Aviv
Host & Guest, Tel-Aviv Musem of Art, Curators: Henry Madoff, Hou Hanru
Recoco, MoBy, Bat-Yam, Curators: Siri Peyer, Joshua Simon
Promised Land, Yebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions, Tokyo, Japan, Curator: Maayan Sheleff

2012 Image Anxiety, PhotoEspania, Madrid, Curator: Huang Du

Boundaries on the Move - A Cross-Cultural Dialogue, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art,
Curators: Dalia Levin, Fang-Wei Chang
2012 Portraits of Cain: Representations of "Others" in Israeli Contemporary Art, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Curator: Prof. Haim Maor

2011 According to Foreign Sources, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Curator: Gilad

The Lie of the Land - A Territory-Dependent Mantel Diagnosis, Diaghilev LIVE ART Botique Hotel, Curator: Tamar Tadmor
Making Room: Contemporary Israeli Photography, Tel Aviv Museum, Curator: Nili Goren
Photopoetics - Social Poetics through Photography and Poetry, the Social Gallery, Musrara
School for Art, Jerusalem. Curator: Eyal Ben Dov

2010 Safe Haven, Tel Aviv University Art Gallery, Israel

What is the Political, Bat Yam Museum of Art
Re-Location, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
The Defect as Effect, Tel Aviv University Art Gallery, Israel
Nachbarn, Galerie im Kornerpark, Berlin, Germany
Four Photographers, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
Untaken Photographs, Mala Galerija, Lubliana
Power Alone, Witte de With, Rotterdam
Can't You See I'm Walking on Air?, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
HomeLessHome, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
Works from the private collection of Arnie Druck, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa

2009 Hidden Traces - Dialogues of Avant-Garde, Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, Osnabruck,


The Song of Concrete, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv Time, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
Home Page, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
Fotografie Aus Israel, Kultur Bahnhof Eller, Dusseldorf
NatureNation, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
Land Sea, Jerusalem Print Workshop, Jerusalem

2008 Eventually We'll Die, Young Art in Israel of the Nineties, Herzliya Museum of

Contemporary Art, Herzliya
Post-It Cities, CCCB Barcelona (catalogue), Barcelona
Access 1, The Jewish Museum, Frankfurt
Personal Landscapes: Contemporary Art from Israel, Katzen Arts Center, American University
Museum, Washington DC, Curators: Jack Rasmussen, Dalia Levin, Russell Stone
Art of the state, The Jewish Museum, Amsterdam

2007 Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Santiago, Chile

Dateline Israel: New Photography and Video, The Jewish Museum, New York
Current Visions: Inside Israel (part 2), Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
The first Herzliya Biennial of Contemporary Art – the Rear, Herzliya
Temporally, the Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon
Betrifft: Israel, the Jewish Museum, Berlin

2006 Jerusalem print workshop, Jerusalem

New Territories, De Hallen Brugge, Belgium
Del Reves Inside – Out, MARCO, Vigo, Spain
Sao Paulo Biennial
Israele Arte E Vita, Palazzo Reale, Milano (Catalogue)
Wanderland Israel – Palestine, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany
Storytellers. Untitled, University of Haifa, The Art Gallery, Haifa
Equal and Less Equal, Museum On The Seam, Jerusalem

2005 Martin Grupius Bau Museum, Berlin
2004 Everything Could Be Seen, Um El fahem Gallery, Israel
2003 Venice Art Biennale, Utopia exhibition, Arsenale

Maintenant. Now. Images of Present Time, Le Mois De La Photo a Montreal
Keren Kaymet: Pictures from the Blue Box 1903-2003, Riding, Tel Aviv

2002 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2001 Maison Robert Doisneau, Paris
2000 Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena

Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

1998 Hebrew Work: The Disregarded Gaze in the Canon of Israelí Art, Mishkan

Le'Omanut, Museum of Art, Ein Harod

1997 Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Capturing Reality: 19 Israeli and Palestinian Photographers, Tennessee State Museum, Tennssee

1996 Gallery of Camera Obscura School of Photography, Tel Aviv

Map of a Memory: Spectrum of Commemoration In Memory of Yitzhak Rabin, Eretz-Israel Museum, Tel Aviv

1994 Tel Aviv- A Temporary Documentation, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

Bograshov Gallery, Tel Aviv

1989 School for Stage Arts, Jerusalem
1988 Rap Gallery, Tel Aviv

24 minutes Kela-Alon, New Immigramts in Ramat Hagolan, “Ovda” (fact), Channel 2, director: Ari Fullman
45 minutes Momo the Street Warrior, “Every Person”, Channel 8, director: Levi Zini
70 minutes Angel of History, exhibition catalogue, Herzliya Museum of Art, director: Dr. Ariella Azoulay
05 minutes Schindler 13 passengers, photography, direction, and editing: Miki Kratsman
13 minutes 21:40, photography, direction, and editing: Boaz Arad and Miki Kratsman
40 minutes Untitled, photography, direction, and editing: Boaz Arad and Miki Kratsman

2016 ICP list of 50 most "concerned photographers” in the world
2012 The Mendel and Eva Pundik Prize for Israeli Art
2011 Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography of the Peabody Museum of

Archaeology and Ethnography at Harvard University
EMET Prize for Science, Art and Culture - The EMET Prize is an annual prize given for excellence in academic and professional achievements

2001 Minister of Education and Culture Prize

British Multi Exposure Grant

1997 The Enrique Calvin Israel Museum Prize for Photography

The Resolution of the Suspect. Kratsman, Miki. Text by Ariella Azoulay, Santa Fe:

Radius Books publish house, 2016.

Tal Qual: A l’entorn de la fotografia de Miki Kratsman (As it is : on Miki Kratsman’s

photography). Kratsman, Miki. Exhibition Catalogue. Artis – contemporary Israeli art fund, 2012.

All About Us. Kratsman, Miki. Edited by Nicolaus Schafhausen for Ursula Blicke

Stiftung. Exhibition catalogue. Berlin: Stenrber Press, 2011.


2014-now Senior Lecturer, Basis (Base) School of Arts and Culture, herzliya

Senior Lecturer at photography department, Bezalel academy of art & design, Jerusalem

2006-2014 Head of photography department, Bezalel academy of art & design,


2002-2006 Department of Art, Haifa University
1998-2006 School for Geographic Photography, Tel Aviv
1998-2004 Kibbutz Artists Workshop, Havatzelet
1997-1999 Camera Obscura, College of Photography, Tel Aviv


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