Jennifer Abessira

Born 1984 in Paris, France. Lives and works in Tel-Aviv.

jenabessira@gmail.com 

Represented by MTArt Agency (London) & Galerie Agathe Gaillard (Paris)  

 

EDUCATION

 

2015  MFA Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design

2011  M.A, Interdisciplinary Art, Faculty of the Arts in the University of Tel Aviv

2009  Bauhaus School at Weimar, Dessau and Berlin in honor of 90 years of the Bauhaus movement

2008  B.A, History and French Literature, Faculty of Humanities in the University of Tel Aviv

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017  Don’t Think Twice - Public Exhibition at the London Bridge Station, London

2016  La Tangente - The Impossible Project, Paris

2015 HOWHY -  in collaboration with Telavivian, Romano, Tel Aviv

2015  Alone Together – MFA graduate show

2014  We Live as we dream – Alone,  ArtStation, Tel Aviv

2012  Elastique, Curated by Boaz Aharonovitch at Indie Gallery, Tel Aviv

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018 Always Duty Free | Artists Residence | Herzliya

2018 Tel Aviv Museum of Art + Teder | Tel Aviv

2018 The Soap Cried a Lot | Al Hatsouk | Netanya

2018 Au Soleil | Galerie Agathe Gaillard | Paris

2016 Fragments Of | during the Frieze art fair at Castel Gibson | London

2015  Nothing Perishes | Soho Revue | London

2014  The Disappearing of Light  |  The Artists House  | Tel Aviv

2013  Goods  | Curator : Joshua Simon |  Moby Museum  | Bat Yam

2013  Patchbox Project 2nd edition  |  Rome

2013  La Culture #8  | Gordon 2  |  Tel Aviv

2013  Time Is Love #6 | International Video Art Program curated by Kisito Assangni | Teheran - New York - Amsterdam

2012  Random  | Baad Reservoir | Bezalel Academy od Art & design | Tel-Aviv

2012  Black Box Project | An outdoor exhibition on publicity signs | Jerusalem

2012  Fresh Print | Feinberg Projects | Tel-Aviv

2012   Free Admission, Shay Arye Gallery | Tel-Aviv

2012  1+1 | Ba’alie Hamelaha Gallery | Tel-Aviv

2012  Essen Magazine food exhibition at Triennale Milan

2012 What’s Next?, curated by Girlcore at KK Outlet | London

2012 BAAD Influence | Baad Reservoir (Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design) | Tel-Aviv

2012 The Irreconcilable, curated by Guy Yanai, Spaceship at Hayarkon 70, Tel Aviv | With Jonas Wood, Avner Ben Gal, Tal R, Matt Phillips, and Guy Yanai

2012 E.A.T, a.m.a.t.a (Italien Friends of the Tel Aviv Meuseum of Art) Palazzo Lombradia, Milano

2012 Reply to All, Peila residency final project, Tel Aviv

2011  Possibility of a Book, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

 

GRANTS

2013 Mifal Hapais grant for an exhibition in Israel or abroad

 

RESIDENCY

2016 La Cite International des Arts | Paris

2012 Peila Residency, non-profit organization (24-02 / 24 -03) appropriated by Sari Golan Sarig and Gaby Ron | Tel Aviv

 

BOOKS / CATALOGS

2014   Night Shots Zine published by MOOOOON

2012  Elastique  Zine published by Pogo Books.

2011  University (collaboration with Guy Yanai) published by Possibility of a Book.

2011  100 Days of Active Resistance, published by Damiani & Vivienne Westwood

 

 

ART FAIRS & AUCTIONS & OTHERS

 

Print Screen Festival, Design Museum Holon, 2018

Avenir Magazine & Sotheby’s , London  2015

Fresh Paint, Israel  2013

 

WORK RELATED ACTIVITIES

  

2009 - 2015 : Chief Coordinator and Writer of MAARVON journal, from the Maayan group.

Maarvon is Israel’s leading film journal.

2007 - 2014 : Co Producer of the French Film Festival in Israel. In conjunction with Eden Cinema and

the French Cultural Institute in Tel Aviv.