Professor Roi Kuper
One of the leading photographers in Israel, artist, researcher and teacher, Acting Head of Multidisciplinary Art School.
Prof. Kuper has exhibited his work in solo and group exhibitions in Israel and abroad, including at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and the Tate Modern in London. His impressive work has earned him a variety of prestigious awards, amongst others: The Israel Museum Gerard Levy Prize (1995), The Minister of Culture Prize (2004), The Israel Museum’s Enrique Kavlin Life Achievement Award for Photography (2006), and the Tel Aviv Museum's Constantiner Award (2006).
Between 1994-1998, Kuper served as head of the Photography Department at the Camera Obscura School, and up to 2009 served as a senior lecturer in the Department of Photography at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. Kuper has been a senior lecturer at the Multidisciplinary Art School at Shenkar since 2008.
In his work, Kuper touches on broad philosophical issues, which he explores through the medium of photography, and examines the act and status of photography itself. Among his most prominent series and exhibitions: Vanishing Zones (1990-1994), Necropolis (1996-2000, with Gilad Ophir), Citrus (1999-2001), Ansar (2003), Like Stars in the Water (2005), War Situations (2006), To Eat of the Leviathan Flesh trilogy (2007), It Could Have Been Otherwise (2010) and Gaza Dream (2015).
At the top of the page: An item from Roi Kuper's sunrise photographs (PR),