Biography note


Kobi Israel

1970 Born in Israel
Lives and Works in London

Solo Exhibitions
2001 "Self-Portrait" , Librairie-Galerie Les Mots a la Bouche, Paris, France
"Partnership", Photogen, Tel-Aviv, Israel
1998 "Images of Venice" , Photogen , Tel-Aviv, Israel
1997 "Cities that never Sleeps" , C Cafe gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Group Exhibition
2003 "Self portrait" , showcase for the "2003 International Open Image", Deluxe gallery, Hoxton Sq, London, UK
2002 "Fragments of Life" , "Descubrimientos PHE02" - PHotoEspana 2002 , International Festival of Photography , Madrid , Spain .
"Self-Portrait" , First International Saloon of Contemporary Artist ,Lisbon,Portugal
2001 "Self-Portrait" , Galerie Art 7, Nice, France
"Self-Portrait" , Ramat-Gan Museum of Contemporary Art, Ramat-Gan, Israel
2000 The Millenium Project - "First Dawn of the 21st Century", Chicago, Illinois
1999 "Dirty Frame of Mind", Dogit club, Tel-Aviv, Israel
1998 Israel-U.S.A friendship fair, Bet-Zioney America, Tel-Aviv, Israel
1997 First International Saloon of Photography, Rishon-Lezion, Israel
"Time Out " Magazine, London, United-Kingdom

Professional Studies
2001 Graduated from the Still Photography and the Cinematography Departments, "Camera-Obscura" School of Visual Arts, Tel-Aviv, Israel
1995/6 N.Y.F.A -New-York Film Academy, New-York, Cinematography Course

Selected Publications
Photography books
- "KOBI ISRAEL VIEWS", 48 Pages, Full color , 2003 Bruno Gmunder Publishing
Also participating in
- "Portraits" , camera craft by William Cheung, AVA Publishing 2003
- "Professional Photography Photographing Buildings" by David Wilson ,RotoVision
- "Better Picture Guide to Portraits" by David Wilson, RotoVision 2001
- "Dawn of the 21st Century" Published by Smashing Books, 2001
- "Achbar Olam" - travel guides ( Publisher: Modan, Israel) Prague, Greece, Lisbon, New-York, Rome, Florence etc
- "Hasifa" (Exposure) - Photography book

Postcard book
- "KOBI ISRAEL VIEWS" , 12 high glossy postcards , 2003 Bruno Gmunder Publishing

Selected magazines
"Time Out" (London), "Spartacus" (Germany), "Blue" (Australia), "Manner"(Germany), "Guide"" (USA), Homens"(Brazil), "QueenWeekly" (Paris), "Pride"(Israel), "Odysseus17" 2002/3 (USA), "Freshmen" (Germany), "Sergio" (Germany) , "Pluma28" (Portugal), "Practical Photography" (UK), "Massa Acher" (Israel), "Acbar Olam"(Israel) etc

CD covers
Over 30 CD sleeves and booklets for leading record labels N.M.C music (licensees of Sony music & EMI) and Hed-Arzi (licensees of WEA & BMG), including international artist albums and compilations

Social campaign
- The new 2003 GMFA , anti AIDS, awareness campaign , UK

"Boulevards of Broken Dreams", 10min short film I created was screened at the" Tel-Aviv cinemateque" and broadcasted on Israel's channel 2 TV

Special features about my work
- "Atmosphere" -"El-Al" in-flight video magazine. The July-August 1998 edition includes a story about my photography work and me. Featuring 25 of my photos and an interview (bilingual - English/Hebrew versions)
- Advocate (USA) - April 2003 issue
- "Maariv - On Line" Israel's daily newspaper - a specail feature in the internet printed supplement
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