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

2020 reGeneration5, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne

2019  Public art exhibition for the 100 years of Bauhaus,Engineering Administration

in collaboration with the Liebling House & Tel Aviv Municipality

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

2020 Primun Non Nocere| Minshar Tel Aviv

2019 Photopoetics festival in Musrara (Jerusalem)                                                                                                    

2019 #London Is Open | London City Hall | Curated by MTArt for Dazed & Confused

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 Yesterday We Wanted To Be The Sky | Kamarade | Stockholm

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

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

 

GRANTS

 2013 Mifal Hapais grant for an exhibition in Israel or abroad

 RESIDENCY 

2018 Factory | Bat Yam

2016 La Cite Internationale des Arts | Paris

2012 Peila Residency, non-profit organization, appropriated by Sari Golan Sarig and Gaby Ron | Jaffa

BOOKS / CATALOGS

2019 Maayan

2015 Granta #3 (Israeli version) Magazine for new writing by Cambridge University

2014  Night Shots Zine published by MOOON

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

2011  A5 magazine, Jerusalem special edition

ART FAIRS & AUCTIONS & OTHERS

Print Screen Festival, Design Museum Holon, 2018

Avenir Magazine & Sotheby’s , London  2015

Fresh Paint, Israel  2013

 

WORK RELATED ACTIVITIES

2020 Host lecturer at Eital Bartal & Sigal Bar-Nir seminar for master degree, Holon Institute of Technology Israel              2020 Workshop about my art, Minshar Tel Aviv                                                                                                          

2019 The Art of getting Lost - workshop for the International Week at Holon Institute of Technology Israel                 

2019 - Interview for France Culture  radio station in occasion of  the 100 years of Bauhaus.  

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.