Ofir Berman
Photographer

Ofir Berman is a freelance documentary photographer and visual storyteller. She was born in Israel in 1991. She studied a master in artistic and documentary photography at the Tai Arts school in Madrid, Spain.

For the past three years she has been producing documentary projects, focusing on social and cultural stories and in particular society’s youth and adolescence, using a medium format film camera as a main tool.

Her work shows the life of closed communities and cultures that struggle to survive in today’s modern lifestyle, like the series of Children of Mea Shearim. She has a special interest in the lives of the children and youth because of the belief that they represent their culture in a very pure way, with their struggles and uniqueness.

Her latest project, which has not yet been published, deals with the lives of Palestinian refugees who fled Gaza in search of a better life and about cooperation between Israeli and Palestinians in order to promote the peace between the two nations.

Ofir Berman
Photographer

Ofir Berman is a freelance documentary photographer and visual storyteller. She was born in Israel in 1991. She studied a master in artistic and documentary photography at the Tai Arts school in Madrid, Spain.

For the past three years she has been producing documentary projects, focusing on social and cultural stories and in particular society’s youth and adolescence, using a medium format film camera as a main tool.

Her work shows the life of closed communities and cultures that struggle to survive in today’s modern lifestyle, like the series of Children of Mea Shearim. She has a special interest in the lives of the children and youth because of the belief that they represent their culture in a very pure way, with their struggles and uniqueness.

Her latest project, which has not yet been published, deals with the lives of Palestinian refugees who fled Gaza in search of a better life and about cooperation between Israeli and Palestinians in order to promote the peace between the two nations.

  • Prisma Art Prize 2024
    Deadline Aug 3, 2024
    Prisma Art Prize
    International
    Prisma Art Prize is an art contest born to promote emerging painters and visual artists. As our name and logo suggests, we want to be a prism that refracts all the possible outcomes of the painting process. What we want is to answer a fundamental question in the current artistic context: what does painting mean today? At the base of our project, there is the constant and inclusive research and enhancement of artists from different cultural and educational backgrounds. (more…)
  • Silke Schönfeld: No More Butter Scenes
    Jun 27–30, 2024
    Kunsthalle Münster
    Münster, Germany
    The video installation No More Butter Scenes (2024) examines the relationship between consent and intimacy in the context of the acting profession. In 2007, around 35 years after the premiere of Tango in Paris (1972), actress Maria Schneider spoke for the first time about the sexual abuse she experienced during the shooting of the infamous butter scene. Director Bernardo Bertolucci argued that it was only by not informing his leading actress in advance of how the scene with co-star Marlon Brando would take place that he was able to capture her authentic frustration and anger. (more…)
  • Mary Heilmann / Daydream Nation
    May 2 – Jul 26, 2024
    Hauser & Wirth
    New York, USA
    “A body of work starts by daydreaming…” –Mary Heilmann On May 2nd, we will open ‘Daydream Nation’ at its 22nd Street gallery, exploring Mary Heilmann’s ongoing interest in drawing as a form of transcribing memory. Curated by artist Gary Simmons, Heilmann’s friend and former student and colleague at New York’s School of Visual Arts, the exhibition celebrates her talent for distilling complex images and ideas into deceptively simple geometric forms and abstract gestural marks. (more…)
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