Lee Yanor (Israel 1963 - )


Lee Yanor (Born in Haifa,1963 Israel)
Lives and works in Tel Aviv-Jaffa

Artist, filmmaker, and photographer. Born in 1963 in Haifa. Studied Art and Photography at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, at the Pratt Institute in New York, and at Paris 8 University where she received a Master of Fine Arts in 1993.

She had solo exhibitions at LOOP Barcelona, Spain (2016); Zemack Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (2015); The Jewish Theater, Stockholm (2010); The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv (2008); The Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan (2007); The Ramat Gan Museum for Israeli Art, Ramat Gan (2000); Centre Pompidou, Paris (1994), and more.

Her works were also featured in many group shows, including Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris (2017); Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris (2017); The Hansen House, Jerusalem (2014); The Jerusalem Artist’s House, Jerusalem (2011); 798 Museum, Beijing (2009); Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (2007); Mane Katz Museum, Haifa (2001).

Yanor is the winner of The Constantiner Photography Award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2002) and the Coreografo Elettronic Award for Video-Dance, Mader Museum for Art, Naples (2017). Her film “Coffee with Pina”, which describes her exclusive meeting with the choreographer
Pina Bausch, has been screened in prestigious film festivals worldwide.

Yanor’s video-installations, emulsions and holograms offer a deep humanistic stance and an intense sense of movement, time, rhythm, pulse, and the human body. Lee works creatively at the seam where art, dance, photography, music, sound, set design and technology interweave.

Selected publications: Come Dance With Me, published by Zemack Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; Small Song: Video Expose, published by The Jewish Theatre Stockholm, 2010; Memory Fields, published by Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2007; Lee Yanor: Artist Book, edited by Anders Wester and published by The Jewish Theatre Stockholm, 2011.

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