Galerie Mezzanin

Etti Abergel
*1960 Tivon, lives and works in Jerusalem


Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2018 (forthcoming)
Expanded one-person site-specific installation
Beer Sheva Museum of Art, Israel

2017
An Archaeology of Otherness
Bar-David Museum, Kibbutz Baram, Israel

2016
Cypress by moonlight
Art Gallery at the Memorial Center, Tivon, Israel

2015
Hester

Tel Aviv Artists’ Galleries, Israel

2014
Animism
Galerie Mezzanin, Wien, Austria

2011
Other Objects: Closing Chapter of the Trilogy
Kibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Between Chapters
Dvir Gallery at Hangar 2, Old Jaffa Port, Jaffa-Tel Aviv, Israel

2010
Cracks in Naked Walls, (Second part of a trilogy)
P.K. Hoenich Center for Art, Science and Technology, Technion, Haifa, Israel

2009
A Structure which Happened or Not, (First part of a trilogy)
Be’eri Gallery, Kibbutz Be’eri, Israel
Titina
BarBur Gallery, Jesuralem, Israel

2007
Air Pockets
Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2002
Common Cyclamen
Musrara, Jesuralem, Israel

2000
Dream Cell
The Artists Studio, Tel Aviv, Israel

1999
A Piece for Two Rooms
Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel

1998
A piece for Five Walls (Excavation)
Blanche and Romie Shapiro Gallery, Bezalel, Israel
Academy, Jerusalem, Israel


Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2017
A for Art, The Workers’ Movement
Uri and Rami Nechushtan Museum, Kibbutz Ashdot Yaacov
Textile – territoty -Text
Mana Contemporary’s Middle East Center for the Arts, New York

2016
Wire(less) communication
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Ruth Youth Wing
white on white, from Malevich to contemporary art
Mane Katz Museum Haifa, Israel
Der Sand aus den Uhren
FRANZ JOSEFS KAI3,Vienna
Mythologies of the present (objects)
Tel Aviv Artists’ House, Israel
Drawing salon
Florentine 45, Tel Aviv, Israel
B&B
Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem
Corridor Project
New Gallery Artists’ Studios, Manofim-Jerusalem Contemporary Arts Festival

2015
Shibboleth
Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Yes/No, Black/White
Beit Meirov, Holon, Israel

2014
Art Brussels
Marie Laure Fleisch Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
A basket of fragments
Jewish-Arab Cooperative Gallery, Cabri
Each person has a name
Dvir Gallery, Isreal
The eyes alone can still scream
Dvir Gallery, Israel
Cart
Installation in the Supersol, Talpiot, Jerusalem

2013
Reclining Seurat
Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Stay Inside
Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna, Austria
Broken beads: Identities of children of immigrants from North Africa
University of Beer Sheva, Israel
Stock
A collaboration with video artist Sharon Balaban, curator Ilanit Konopny
The New Gallery, Musrara Naggar School of Photography, Jerusalem

2012
Smashing!
Benyamini Ceneter, Tel Aviv, Israel
Anima Viscera
Galleria Marie-Laure Fleisch, Rome, Italy
Tectonic Faults
The Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva, Israel
Cabinets of Wonder in Contemporary Art – From astonishement to disenchantment
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel
Stay inside
Mezzanin Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Fragility
Beit Daniel, Tel Aviv, Israel
My body/soul in Tectonic Breaks
Beit Many, Tel Aviv, Israel
Rings
the Israeli collection exhibition, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
The Missing Body: Christianity in the Work of Eight Israeli artists
Beit Hatfutsoth-Museum of the Jewish People, Ramat Aviv
2666 Objects
Dvir Gallery at the Old Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv

2011
Traces IV: 4. Biennale for Drawing in Israel
The Jerusalem Print Workshop, Jerusalem
Traces IV: 4. Biennale for Drawing in Israel
Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel
Correspondences
23 Yaffo Bezalel Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
Making it work
Art Cube Gallery, Jerusalem Artists House cat.

2010
Complex
Art Cube Gallery, Jerusalem artists House cat.
Lighthouse 2 (In Haifa Port)
The Haifa Mediterranean Biennale cat.
My soul bodies: Scrolls
The Kupferman Collection, Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot

2009
It was, but in a different place
second version of an element from A structure which happened (or not)
Ha-kibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Every Body has a Shadow
The Artists Studios exhibition, Mishkenot Sha-ananim, Jerusalem, Israel
Not necessarily feminine
Pyramida Gallery and Studios, Haifa
What do women want?
The Amiad Building, Jaffa-Tel Aviv
Dream and ambition, my body/my soul
Ehrlich Gallery, Tel Aviv

2008
Jerusalem: Broken facets
Jerusalem Artists’ House cat.
Dirty White
Florentine 45, Space for Contemporary Art Space, Tel Aviv
Resonances of the past in Israeli art and Cinema
Petach Tikva Museum of Art cat.
Broken communication
Jerusalem Artists Studios, Israel
Sterility
Florentin 45 Contemporary Art Place cat.
Traces III: Biennale of Drawing in Israel
Jerusalem Artists House cat.
Wandering through the print space
Jerusalem Print Workshop cat.

2007
The Ramat Eliyahu Artists‘ Workshop
Rishon Lezion

2006
Lower Jerusalem
Jerusalem Artists Studios, Yellow Submarine, Jerusalem
Variations of Happiness
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem cat.
Mini Israel
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem cat.
The case by case basis
Bat Yam Museum, Israel
The Coffee Grinder No.3
Trieste Contemporanea, Triste, Italy

2005
Don’t look back (a three-dimensional walk), second expanded version of installation Such stuff as dreams are made on
Gallery Dot Fifty-One, Miami FL
Nuclear family
Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv
Artic 7
AICF prize-winners
Ramat Gan Museum of Israeli Art, Israel cat.
Such stuff as dreams are made on
Chelsea Museum, New York

2004
Embroidered Action
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Sensi
The Biennale of Southern Italy cat.
Art of the Land
Reading Power Station, Tel Aviv, Israel
Landscaping
Tivon Art Center, Israel
Winter etude 2
Kibbutz Nachshon Gallery, Israel

2003
Clandestini
Venice Biennale cat.

2002
prizewinners of Minister of Culture’s prize
Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2001
Traces II : Second Biennale of Drawing in Israel
Jerusalem Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel

1999
Wasteland : Destroyed cities
The New Gallery, Teddy Stadium, Jerusalem, Israel

1998
12² : An exhibition by the graduates of the Young Artists Program of postgraduate studies
Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem cat.
To the tombs of the righteous
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

1997
Earth
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel


Awards/Prizes

2009
Tel Aviv Museum Isracart award for Israeli artist

2006

Ministry of culture award for 2006

2005
The Janet and Geroge Jaffin award for excellence in the visual arts for a mid-career artist, the American-Israeli cultural foundation
The Encouragement of Creation Prize, Ministry of Culture and Education

1983
Art Department Award for Excellence, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem


Publications

2010
Israeli Art Now, Artist‘s page in the collection, Iris Rivkind Ben-Zur and Revital Alcalay (eds.), Ben-Shemen: Modan. [Hebrew]

2009
Installation Diary: An Artist‘s Book, Etti Abergel, published with the generous assistance of Mifal Hapayis, Fund for Instruction for Libraries, and the Ministry of Culture. Bilingual edition [English and Hebrew].


Press

2011
Other Objects: Etti Abergel
Uzi Tzur. Ha‘Ir, 8 April 2011 [Hebrew]
Like a tsunami in the gallery
Karni Am-Ad, Yedioth Hakibbutz, 8 April 2011 [Hebrew ]
But a step between what exists and its disappearance
Smadar Sheffi, Haaretz, 1 April 2011. Posted  2 April 2011 at 7:02 p.m.  Haaretz online edition, Galleria section   (www.haaretz.co.il) [Hebrew]

2009
A visual memoir
David Stromberg, www.jpost.com/ArtsAndCulture/ Originally appeared on 26 February 2009

2004
Body without limbs: Interview with Etti Abergel
Eitan Boganim, Time Out Tel Aviv, Art Section, 31 March 2004, p. 100. [Hebrew]

1998
Earth exhibition
Mishkafayim, a youth publication of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photograph featured in the article [Hebrew]


Education

2003-2004
MFA, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, in association with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Department of Art History

1996-1998
Postgraduate program in Studio Arts, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

1995-1997
Kerem Humanistic-Jewish Teacher Training Institute, Teacher’s License

1981-1985
BFA, Fine Arts Department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem