About

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.

Exhibition

LEE YANOR CV
Born in 1963, Haifa, Israel.
Lives and works in Tel Aviv-Jaffa

EDUCATION

BFA in Photography. Bezalel Academy Jerusalem, Israel
Pratt Institute N.Y., USA
Miatrise in Fine Arts. Paris VIII – Paris, France

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 And Now, Zemack Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
2016 This Side of Paradise, LOOP Fair, Barcelona
2015 Rooms, Zemack Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Come Dance With Me, Zemack Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2010 Artist Book: Lee Yanor, published by the Jewish Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Small Songs, The Jewish Theater, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Cloud 9, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2007 Memory Fields, Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2004 Forget Me Not, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2000 Works, Ramat Gan Museum of Art, Ramat Gan, Israel
1999 Nanti-Dulou, C.C.F. Bandung, Indonesia
1997 Five Passages in the Shadow, exhibition and stage-set for choreographer Paco Decina, Blanc-Mesnil, France
1994 Images de Danse, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
1994 The Ships Sail On, outdoor-installation, Bastille Theatre, Paris, France
1994 Carousel, Bait HaOmanim, Jerusalem, Israel
1994 Longings, Limbus Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1994 For Arthur Rimbaud, La Villette, Paris, France

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Fucking Beautiful, Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris, France
2017 Dance With Me, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
2016 40, 30, 20, Zemack Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2014 Quarantine, Sound and Video Exhibition at the Hansen House, Jerusalem, Israel
2011 Ad-Dress: Thoughts on Garments, Jerusalem Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Israel
2011 Venice Memoire, Zemack Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2009 Jumping Frames, 798 Museum, Beijing, China
2007 Moods and Modes in Israeli Photography, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
2007 Videodanse, Centre Pompidou, Paris
, France
2007 H2O, Water Institute Givaataim, Israel
2005 Israeli Photographers Photographing Themselves Photographing, The University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2003 Video Dance, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
2003 Videodanse, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2002 Constantiner Award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2001 Aspirations, Ohio Arts Council`s Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, US
2001 Israeli Photography, Mane Catz Museum, Haifa, Israel
1996 Variations on Rites of Spring, Venice Biennale of Architecture, Venice, Italy
1994 S.K.I.T.E., Cultural Capital, Lisbon, Portugal
1994 Photography Month, Emulsion on Fabric, Arles, France
1991 International Salon of Photography: The Ships Sail On, Auch, France

SELECTED SCREENING & FESTIVALS

2017 Video Forever: Arty Dancing, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017 Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
2012 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Cinematheque Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Atelier de Recherche, Cartoucherie, Paris, France
2010 Stockholm Jewish Theater, Stockholm, Sweden
2009 Dance house Glasgow, Scotland
2009 Jumping Frames, Hong Kong, Beijing, China
2009 Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
2009 DocuLisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
2008 Dansens Hus, Norway
2008 Dance/Screen Berkeley, CA ‚ US
2008 Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, UK
2008 Dance Moments, Krakow, Poland
2008 SHOOT: Dance for Screen Festival, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 International Dance Film Festival, Budapest, Hungary
2008 Salamance, Spain
2008 Dance Films Association, NY, USA
2007 International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA), Montreal, Canada,
2007 Center Pompidou Videodanse, Paris, France
2007 Taipei Fines Arts Museum, Taipei City, Taiwan
2007 Dance on Camera West Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, CA
2007 Doko-Shuk
2007 Milano Doc Festival,
 Cinedanz, Netherlands
2007 Cinedanz, Netherlands
2006 Jerusalem International Films Festival
2006 Dance Films Association, NY, US
2006 Taiwan WMW Int.

FILMS

2017 And Now (password: now), video, 7 min
2017 Only One Story (password: one story), video, 7:30 min
2006 A Film with Pina Bausch: Coffee with Pina, video, 52 min
2002 Hitgaagati, video 3 min loop
2002 Sophie’s Garden, video 3 min
2000 Lenny`s Dream. Super-8/video, 8 min ; Rami, Super-8/Video, 3 min
1998 Sud-Est, Super-8/video, 13 min
1997 Five Passages, in the Shadow, Super-8 films, (from stage set), projected on glass & on dancer’s bodies
1996 Lapis-Lazuli, 16mm, 10 min. Homage to Christian Ferry.
1995 Au Bout Des Doigts, video 11 min
1986 Marshal Glasier, video 20 min

RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

2017 Coreografo Elettronic Award, Naples
2002 Leon Constantiner Award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
1994 S.K.I.T.E, Cultural Capital, Lisbon
1991 Villa d’Arson, Nice, France

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2017 Dance With Me, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
2015 Rooms, published by Zemack Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
2011 Come Dance With Me, Published by Zemack Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
2011 Lee Yanor: Artist Book, Edited by Anders Wester and published by The Jewish Theatre Stockholm
2010 Small Song: Video Expose, Published by The Jewish Theatre Stockholm
2007 Memory Fields, Published by Taipei Fine Art Museum

SELECTED PRESS

The Femininity through Greek Myths and the Renaissance Painting according to the Video Artist and Photographer Lee Yanor by Maurizio G De Boni, Published in Puntodisvista (English) and Huffington Post (Italian), Jan 2015
I Have a Feeling: Elad Smorzik Interviews Lee Yanor, Published in Haaretz, 25 Dec 2011 (Hebrew)
An Intense and Sincere Journey by Joanna Persman, published in Svenska Dagbladet, May 7, 2010
Intimacy and Dissociation by Jacob Kimvall, published in Stockholms Fria Tidning, May 22, 2010
A Journey with Pina Bausch by Smadar Sheffi
Lee Yanor: Choreographer of Essences by Jean-Marc Adolphe
A Glimpse into the Art of Disappearance by Hagit Peleg-Rotem, published in Globes, Feb 8, 2012 (Hebrew)

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

JT Stockholm, Sweden
Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery
Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris, France
Private collections