2002-7 PhD, University College London (UCL), Slade School of Fine Arts.
Dissertation: Strategies of Camouflage: Invisibility, Schizoanalysis and Multifocality in
Contemporary Visual Art.
1996-2000 MA (Summa Cum Laude), Tel Aviv University, Comparative Literature.
Thesis: Morimura Yasumasa’s Self Portrait as Art History and the Question of Transcultural Mimicry
1995-6 Curatorial studies, The New Seminar, Camera Obscura Art School, Tel Aviv
1993-6 Graduate Studies, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, PR China Chinese ink-painting department, Research studies (MFA equivalent)
1985-91 BA (Cum Laude), Hebrew University, Jerusalem East-Asian Studies Dept., Japan section
1982-1985 BFA (equivalent) Midrasha Art School, Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Major: painting; installation; video art; Teaching certificate
Fellowships and Awards
Jan-Mar 2012 Japan Foundatiomn Research Fellow, Hokkaido University
Research Title: Shiina Sukemasa(1868-1933): Photography of Darkness and
Jun-Sep 2011 Postdoctoral fellowship, Terra Foundation, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC. Research title: Photography and Camouflage: Abbott Handerson Thayer and Contemporary Photography
2010 Selected as Excellant Artist, with highest distinction, Ministry of Absorption, Israel
2008 Stanford Society of Fellows, Archival material collection research trip to Japan
2007-2009 Postdoctoral fellowship, Stanford University, CA Freeman Spogli Institute Host: Prof. James Reichert
2009 Nominated for the Kyoto Prize, Arts and Philosophy
2005 Graduate School Scholarship, University College, London
2002-2005 Overseas Research Scholarship Scheme (ORS), Universities UK
2000 Excellency Prize, Porter Institute of Semiotics and Poetics, Tel Aviv University
2001 Research Assistant, Cultos project of Multimedia Knowledge Management tools for Culture and Arts.
1994-1996 Student Exchange, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel sponsored studies at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, PR China
1987 America-Israel foundation for the young artist