David Frenkel

Lives and works in Tel Aviv

Tel: 052-355-2925

[email protected]



2013-2017 Tel Aviv University, M.A.(with honors), Interdisciplinary
Program in the Arts

2004-2006 Beit Berl College - Hamidrasha Faculty of Arts, Studio Art, Photography

1990-1993University of Haifa, B.A.(with honors), Philosophy and Psychology

Solo Exhibitions

2022“Landscape Becoming Portrait”, Artists' House, Jerusalem, Curator: Nogah Davidson

2021"Bird Milk", Pop Up Solo Exhibition, Kiryat Hamelacha,
Tel Aviv, Curator: Nogah Davidson

2017 "Sounds From the Deep Freeze", Hamidrasha Gallery - Ha'Yarkon 19, Tel Aviv, Curator: Boaz Arad

Group Exhibitions

2021“Touching Light”, Beit Ariela, Tel Aviv,
Curators: Kamilla Lozinsky and Rei Dishon

2020“Corona Time”, Kibbutz Gan Shmuel Gallery,
Curator: Adi Yekutieli

2019"Medarom Festival", Residency project show, Ofakim, Curator: Lilach Dekel-Avneri

2018"The Moment After", Indie Photography Group Gallery,
Tel Aviv, Curator: Inbal Cohen Hemo, Accompaniment:
Ronit Poratand Orit Bertini Shavit

2018"Refugees - Response Exhibition", The Red House, Tel Aviv,
Curators: Hagar Shapira and Shira Moshe

2018"Saluga - Community Art", The Library of Social Sciences,
Tel Aviv University, Curator: Nili Viztum

2017"Nonplace - Movement and Dance", Central Gallery,
Tel Aviv, Curator: Igor Zeiger

Scholarships and Awards

2020“ Behind the Scenes - Artists Talk about their Work”, A short film grant by Mifal HaPais Council for the Culture and Arts

2019 Artist Residency, Medarom Festival, Ofakim

2016 Dean's Award of Excellence, Tel Aviv University,
Faculty of the Arts

Publications & Lectures

2021 Uzi Zur reviews "David Frenkel’s Bird Milk",
Haaretz, April 2021

2020 "Editor’s Choice - David Frenkel”, Terminal Art Magazine, 68 (July 2020):13

2019T el Aviv University, "Art Brut” - guest lecture in the
MA seminar “Art and Obsession”by Dr. Eyal Dotan

2019 Bat Yam Museum for Contemporary Art,
"Removing Mountains” - an essay following a trilogy of exhibitions curated by Hila Cohen-Schneiderman

2019 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, "Ferdinand Cheval’s Ideal Palace"

2019 Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, "Uncontrollable Clusters:
On Hoarding and Art"

2019 Petach Tikva Museum of Art, "Community Art -
What Art Can Do?"

2018 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, "Village Fool: From Court Jesters to Jokers"

2017 Erev Rav online magazine, "Cherries and Other Machines"

2017 Ha'Midrasha Gallery - Ha'Yarkon 19, Tel Aviv, "The Body
as an Image Generator"

2015 Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, "The Missing Image" Conference, "On Photography and Madness: Following Charcot's Pathology Museum"