Yoav Horesh

biography

Yoav Horesh has exhibited his photographs and interactive work in galleries and museums in Europe, the United States, Asia, and in Israel. Since 2001, Horesh's work has been concerned with history, conflict, memory, ethnicity, and multiculturalism. His projects took place in the American South-west, Germany, Laos, Israel, the Gaza Strip, Bolivia, Vietnam, Mongolia, and Cambodia, where history still shapes and influences current events and daily life. His latest monograph "Aftermath" (2016) was published by SPQR Editions. Recent exhibitions and projects were shown at The Israel Museum (2015), The Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art in Saint Petersburg (2016) and at the Ashdod Museum of Art (2016).

Yoav's work is included in many private and public collections, including The Addison gallery for American Art, The Museum of New Art in Michigan, and at the Ashdod Museum of Art. Horesh has also received the Agnes Martin Award, The Exceptional Artist Award in Israel, and the Mortimer Frank Travel Award.

Since completing his MFA from Columbia University in 2005, Yoav has been teaching art and photography at numerous universities in the United States, Hong Kong, Europe, and in Israel. Some of his work can be viewed on www.yoavhoresh.com.