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Balilty Oded

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Curator: Levac Alex

Opening: Saturday, 13 June 2009

Closing: Sunday, 12 July 2009



  • 1979 Born in Jerusalem
    1998-2001 Served as a Photographer for the IDF magazine "BAMAHANE"
    2001-2001 Photographer for "Zoom 77" News Agency
    From 2002 AP (Associated Press) Photographer in Jerusalem
    2005 Was chosen to attend the JOOP World Press Master Class
    2007-2008 was based in Beijing, China, for Associated Press
    Today Balilty lives in Tel-Aviv and engages with newsworthy and documentary photography in Israel and abroad.

    Solo Exhibitions
    2000 "Reflected Reality" (with artist Anna Shapira), Z.O.A House, Tel-Aviv
    2005 Coalmine photo gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
    2006 “Chernobyl Today”, festival du Scoop, Angers, France
    2007 Musée d'ethnographie de Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    2007 Lucca Digital Photo Festival, Italy
    2007 “Chernobyl Today”, Coalmine photo gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
    2008 "China", photo festival of Gijon, Spain

    Selected group exhibitions
    2004 "AP Jerusalem", VISA pour L'image Perpignan, France
    2005 joint exhibition of Israeli and Palestinian photographers, War photography museum, Dubrovnik, Croatia
    2008 Yad Vashem holocaust museum, Jerusalem

    Awards
    2003 APME News Photography Award for the coverage of Violence in the Middle East
    2004 1st prize of the Editor and Publisher Award for multiple images/photo essay from Chernobyl
    2006 Unicef Photo of the Year honorable mention for "single picture"
    2006 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar - awarded 1st Place and best in show
    2006 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar 2006 1st place in spot news
    2006 1st' prize of the Editor and Publisher Award for Multiple Images Photo Essay and honorable mention for "single picture"
    2007 Pulitzer Prize in Photography braking News
    2007 1st prize in "People in the news" World Press Photo
    2007 1st prize in Germany Lead Awards 2007 in the
    Photography Category
    2007 1st prize in POYI in human conflict category
    2007 1st prize in International Headliner Award
    2007 1st and 2nd prize in NPPA
    2007 1st prize in National Headliner Award for Magazines, News Services, Syndicates - Spot News Photography
    2007 Photography Spot News in Sigma Delta Chi Award
    2007 Awarded at the National Geographic All Roads Photography Program
    2007 APME Award for the cover of the Israeli - Lebanese War (with group of Photographers)
    2008 World Press Photo - 3rd place People in the news
    2008 Picture of the Year International (POYI) 3rd place in news picture story
    2008 APME for the coverage of earthquake in south west China in May 2008
    2008 Unicef Photo of the Year 2nd place for the coverage of earthquake in south west China in May 2008
    2009 Picture of the Year International (POYI) Award of excellence for his work "Ping pong Nation" from Beijing and Award of excellence for the coverage of earthquake in south west China in
    2009 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar received awards in five categories for his work in China
    2009 The PGB Award 1st prize for the coverage of earthquake in south west China
    2009 The 75th National Headliner Awards in Photography portfolio
    2009 NPPA Awards, Honorable mention, in Natural Disaster category
    2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist for the coverage of earthquake in south west China (with group of photographers from The Associated Press)