Homeseek « The Jerusalem Artists House – בית האמנים בירושלים

Nelly Agassi


Curator: Marie Shek

Opening: Saturday, 22 December 2018

Closing: Saturday, 9 March 2019

Gallery talk: Saturday, 29 December 2018 12:00

  • Nelly Agassi
    1973                       Born in Israel
                                    Lives and works in Tel aviv, Israel & Chicago, USA
    1994-95                 Foundation course, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
    1995-98                 B.F.A Sculpture, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
    1999-2000            Courses at Camera Obscura, Tel-Aviv, Israel
    2000-01                 M.F.A., Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK
    Selected Solo Exhibitions
    1997                       "Knitting 2" (Performance), Windows Gallery, Central Saint Martins, London
    1999                       "No Stepping Outside the Lines and No Touching the Floor", Borochov Gallery & Camera Obscura, Tel-Aviv
    2002                       "Palace of Tears", Ein Harod Museum of Art, Israel
                                    "Embroidering Light", Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
    2003                       IB Cube Gallery, Danemark
                                    "Je t’embrasse", Performance on the Pont Neuf, Paris
                                    "Je t’embrasse', Performance at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel, IB Cube Gallery, Japan
    2004                       "Borrowed Scenery", Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation, The Israeli Art Prize 2OO3, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
    2007                       Algarden Gallery, Sweden
    2008                       Foksal Gallery, Warsaw
                                    Harbes + Partner Gallery, Vienna
    2009                       "Continuous Devotion", Kunstverein Friedberg, Germany
    2011                       "The Longest Night Ever",  Keitelman Gallery, Brussels
    2012                       "Nelly Agassi: Video Works", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    2014                       "Down Where the Little Fishes Grow", Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
    2017                       "If You Could Hear a Pin Drop", Fernwey Gallery, Chicago
    2018                       " – 7 – 13 –", Labirynt Plaza Gallery, Lublin
    Selected Group Exhibitions
    1995                       Workshop & exhibition, Camden Art Center, London
    1997                       Workshop & exhibition, Camden Art Center, London
                                    Workshop in Poland, Central Saint Martins, London Academy of Fine Art, Poznan
    2000                       "Video Library in the Office", Office in Tel Aviv Gallery, Tel Aviv
                                    "ZIMZUM" (Contemporary art from Israel), Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg
    2001                       "Bridge Dress, A Visit to the Tate Modern" (Performance), Tate Modern, London
                                    "Bridge Dress – The 52O Hotel" (Performance), Barcelona
                                    "Urban Nomads", South London Gallery, London
                                    "Hands", Israel Museum, Jerusalem
                                    "Making Hell", Avni Institute, Tel Aviv
    2002                       "Body Case", University Gallery, Haifa University, israel
                                    "The 2nd Women’s Performance Art Festival", Osaka, Japan
    2003                       "Affirmative Action", Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
    2004                       "Embroidered Action", Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya
                                    "A Point of View", Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
    2005                       "Dreaming Art/Dreaming Reality- Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation, The Israeli Art Prize: the First Decade", Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
                                    "Flying buttress", Kabri Gallery for Israeli Art
                                    "WASSERWÜNSCHE", collaboration with Claudia Hill and Ori Drummer
    2006                       "[AFTER]", Petach Tikvah Museum of Art, Petach Tikvah
                                     "Seduction", BAIT BANAMAL, Tel Aviv
    2007                       "Wanderings in the Print Space", Djanogly Print Workshop, Jerusalem
                                    "Perhaps exist two Loch Ness", Studio Gallery, Tel Aviv
                                    "Dangerous Beauty", Chelsea Art Museum, New York
    2008                       "Real Time – Art in Israel, 1998-2OO8", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
                                    "Layla, Young Israeli Art", New York
    2009                       "Units", Bat Yam Museum, Israel
                                    "Dritto Rovescio", Milan Triennial, Design Museum, Italy
                                    "Rings of Saturn", Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
    2010                       "Red Pieta", Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
                                    "Mutt 2O1O", 39 Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
                                    "No Soul For Sale – A Festival of Independents", Tate Modern, London
                                    "Graphotec", Beit Ariela, Tel Aviv
                                    "Nelly Agassi and Rita Alima", Kibbutz Be'eri Gallery, Kibbutz Be'eri
    2011                       "Homage to Bas Jan Ader", Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
    2012                       Parcour Saint Germain, Paris
                                    "Pluriel- group exhibition", Paris
                                    Kupferman's House, Kibbutz Lohamei Ha'ghetaot
    2013                       "Theatrical Gestures", Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya
                                    "Quarantine", Hansen House, the Center for Design, Media and Technology, Jerusalem
    2014                       “Progress and Hygiene”, Zachęta national gallery of art, Warszawa
                                    "Numima", Vox Populi, Philadelphia
                                    "Bling Bling", EXPO CHICAGO, 6018|North gallery, Chicago
    2015                       "Being There", Adds Donna gallery, Chicago
                                    "Crippled Symmetry", with Ofri Cnaani, Mana Contemporary, New Jersey
                                    "Twin Rooms", Julius Caesar, Chicago
                                    "Stop talking in baby language", Austrian studio, Chicago
                                    "Great Poor Farm Experiment VI", Manawa, Wisconsin
    2016                       "Numima", The Franklin, Chicago
    2017                       "Autumn eats its leaf out of my hand, Terrain Biannual, Chicago
                                    "Women Worker's Movement", Beit Uri and Rami Nehushtan Museum, Kibbutz Ashdot Yaakov Meuhad
                                    "Pavillon de l'exil", YIA Art Fair #7, Paris
                                    "A Place: Summer Storage", Foksal gallery, Warszawa
                                    “Kevin Maginnis: Spun”, Stuart & Co Gallery, Chicago
                                    “More Strange Than True", Pulaski Park field house, Chicago
    2018                       "Numima", The Chicago Art Club, drawing room, Chicago
                                    "Got a light", The Suburban gallery, Milwaukee
                                    "Wall-to-Wall", Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
                                    "Watou Art Festival", Belgium
                                    London Design Biennale, Israel Museum in collaboration with Shankar Collage od Engineering and Design
                                    "Shimmering Sea", The Mesdag Collection, The Hague
                                    "No Tomorrow: Nelly Agassi & Iris Bernblum", Aspect/Ratio gallery, Chicago
                                    "Health club", Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
    Awards and Scholarship
    1999                       America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship
    2000                       Young Artist Prize
    2000-01                 America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship
    2003                       Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation for Israeli Art Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
    2008                       Award for artistic encouragement, Israel ministry of Science, Culture and Sport
    2011                       Ministry of Culture and Sport Prize
    2002                       Mino Paper Art Village Project, Japan
    2003                       La Cité des Arts, Paris
    2006                       Art Omi International Arts Center, New York
    Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
    Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    Private collections in Israel and abroad