Michel Platnic
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Michel Platnic


Born in France, 1970

Moved to Tel-Aviv in1998. Since 2014 lives and works between Tel-Aviv and Berlin.




2015-2017    Art and Media Meisterschüler at Universität der Künste (post-M.A.), Berlin, Germany

2007-2010    Fine Art studies at the Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Israel  Graduated with honors

2005-2007    Fine Art studies at Sadnat Omanei Hakibutzim and Universita Amamit in Israel

2001-2004    Acting studies at Yoram Levinstein Acting Studio and Theatron Hagouf in Israel

1989-1994    Engineering studies at Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Electronique et Electrotechnique
in France. 
Diploma in Electrical Engineering (M.Sc)



Selected Solo Exhibitions 


2010   "Twilight", ST-ART Residence, Jaffa

2011   "Potential Space", Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan

2012   "Good Enough Death", Haifa Museum of Art

2013   "After Bacon", Fresh Paint Art Fair, Tel Aviv

2014   "After", Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv (cat.)

"After", The Open Museum of Photography, Tel-Hai Industrial Park

2015   "After", Art Plural Gallery, Singapore

          Moscow House of Photography, Manage Museum, Moscow

Well-tempered - Galleria Continua, Boissy-le-Châtel, France

2017   Bereshit– Gordon Gallery, Tel-Aviv (cat.)



Selected Group Exhibitions 


2010   "Ether", Hanina Gallery, Tel Aviv

          "Obscurity", FusionArts Museum, New York

          "Alfred and shoot2", Alfred Gallery, Tel Aviv

          "Longing", Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv                        

          "Young Israeli Artists", Artik, Antverpen

          "Fresh Paint Art Fair", Tel Aviv

          "Israelism", Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv

2011   "Facelook", Tel Aviv Museum of Art

          "Pixelpops", TPTP Gallery, Paris

          "Jaffa Photography Salon", Hangar 2, Jaffa

          "Venice: Memoire", Zemacks Gallery, Tel Aviv 

          "Action Photography", Dan Gallery, Tel Aviv

          "Heroes", Hanina Gallery, Tel Aviv

          "Today Only", Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

          "Story Slam", Kishon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012   "Painting etc.", Beit Kaner, Municipal Art Gallery, RishonLezion

          "Young Masters", Art Rotterdam 2012

2013   "2 Years Later", Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan

2014   Window Project, Gazelli Art House, London

2015   Gordon Gallery, Art Stage Singapore

Gutman Museum, Tel-Aviv
Art-sistence, Musrara, Jerusalem
ChangjiangBiennale of Photo&Video, Changjiang Museum of Contemporary Art, China

2016   Hadvir, Alfred Gallery, Tel-Aviv
          International Photography Festival, Tel-Aviv

2017   Israeli Contemporary Art, National Academy of Arts, Kiev

Selected Performances


2010   "Performance Festival - Oz in the City", Halalit Gallery, Tel Aviv

          "Profane", Alfred Gallery, Tel Aviv

          "Menorah", ST-ART Residence, Jaffa

2012   "Study of Bacon’s Portrait", Beit Kaner, Municipal Art Gallery, Rishon Lezion

          "Time/Zones", Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Tel Aviv

          "Machol", Haifa Museum of Art

2013   "Body Left Hanging", Minshar, Tel Aviv

"BYOBeamer", Contemporary Gallery, Tel-Aviv

2017  "Ictus", Kav16 Gallery, Tel-Aviv

          "Ictus", Circle1 Gallery, Berlin
          "Ostinato", Spektrum, Berlin

Selected Projections


2009   "ZmanAvir", Broadcast program, Channel One

          "Cine Forte 6", Cinematheque of Tel Aviv


Prizes and Awards 


2010   BeitBerl Grant for Excellence in Art

          Shpilman Grant for Excellence in Photography


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