MAKAM – Jewish Musicians of Arab Music « The Jerusalem Artists House – בית האמנים בירושלים


Simhon Micha

MAKAM - Jewish Musicians of Arab Music

Curator: Tali Tamir

Opening: Saturday, 13 March 2010

Closing: Saturday, 1 May 2010



  • Education
    B. A. 1988-1991
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Teaching Certificate in Sociology – 1991-1993 – School of Education Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    M. A. 1992- 1998
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Specialty: Anthropology
    Photography Studies – 1998-2001 – The Musrara School of Photography, Jerusalem, Israel

    Solo Exhibitions
    2007 – Veiled – Portraits of Religious Women, Jewish and Muslim, who feel Empowered by their Headscarf,. Video-Art and Installation. (The exhibition was also presented fully at the Sapir college as part of an academic convention on: "Women, Gender and Periphery" as well as in the Shderot Cinemateque – both in 2009)
    2000 - Down – Up - Portraits of Mentally Handicapped People from the Feuerstein Institute

    Group Exhibitions
    2010 – Ktonet Or – The Other gallery, Talpiot college, Holon.. Curator – Avner Bar-Hama
    2009 – Veiled – (video – art) – screened at The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, U.S.A.
    2009 – Gluya – Hillel gallery, Jerusalem. Curator – Avner Bar-Hama
    2007 – Oriental Duet – Portraits of two Mizrachi Musicians from the Work: Musicians in a Quarter of a Tone and Yam Hashibolim – a Video-Art. in: Nisui Kelim 5 in Beit Bikurei Ha'itim, Tel Aviv.
    2006 – No Men's. Land. In: Bread and Roses. In Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv.
    2005-2007 – From Machluf to Micha – The Continuity Principle in: Mizrachiness and Arabness – A Traveling Exhibition Throughout Israeli Periphery.
    2004- No Men's. Land. In: Nature Mort in the Morel Derfler Gallery, Musrara School of Photography, Jerusalem.
    2004- Party in the Snooker – Installation and Performance in: He'ara no. 7, Jerusalem
    2003- Expel from Paradise – A photo in: He'ara no. 6, Jerusalem
    2001- Feminine Renaissance – Large Studio Photos dealing with Gender through Recreating and Reshaping images from the Renaissance and Implanting new Images into it. In: The Tel Hai Museum of Photography as part of the Exhibition of the graduates of the High Institutes of photography.
    2001- Feminine Renaissance – Graduate's Exhibition in The Musrara School of Photography, Jerusalem.

    Awards and scholarships
    2009 - Support from the lottery council to the exhibition: "Makam" in Beit Ha'omanim, Jerusalem.
    2007 – Support from the Rabinovitch foundation for the exhibition: "Veiled" in Achoti gallery, Tel Aviv
    2001 – Scholarship for the Art Creating Encouragement of– from The Musrara School of Photography, Jerusalem, Israel
    2001 - Scholarship for a contribution to the community for opening and running a course of photography for a group of disabled young men and women from the Feuerstein Institute in Jerusalem – from The Musrara School of Photography, Jerusalem, Israel
    2000 – Scholarship for a contribution to the community for a photographic work documenting the work of a psycho-drama group of disabled young men and women from the Feuerstein institute in Jerusalem – from The Musrara School of Photography, Jerusalem, Israel

  • This exhibition is accompanied by aCatalogue