Timeline

1967
Born in Tel-Aviv, Israel
1989–1992
BA(Hons) in Photography, Film and Video, University of Westminster, London, England
1993–1995
MA in Photography, Royal College of Art, London, England
2000
Leon Constantiner Photography Award for an Israeli Artist, Tel Aviv, Israel
2003
Commissioned by the Contemporary Art Society to produce sight specific work for the Nottingham Castle Museum in relation to the exhibition Drawing with Light
2003
BBC White City Public Art Strategy Photographic Commission
2004
First Prize winner, Onfuri International, Tirana, Albania
2005
The Forest, a film commissioned by Film & Video Umbrella
2006
Big Bang, a film commissioned by the V&A for the exhibition Twilight: Photography in the Magic Hour
2006
Pomegranate, a short film commissioned by Film & Video Umbrella and the Film Council UK as part of the Single Shot project
2002–2007
Consultant to the architectural development planning of the South London Gallery
1997–2008
Senior lecturer, school of Photography, BA(Hons) & MA, at the Kent Institute of Art & Design, England
2004–2008
Research reader at the Kent Institute of Art & Design, England
2006–2008
Professor of Photography at University College of Creative Art, England: MA course supervisor, Research degree supervisor
Lives and works in London, England

Exhibitions

2012
This Storm Is What We Call Progress, Imperial War Museum, London, England (solo)
2010
Latitudes, Huelva, Spain (solo)
2009
When a painting moves… something must be rotten!; moving painting or the Dialectics of Techno-Referentiality, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Flower Power, Villa Giulia – Centro Ricerca Arte Attuale, Turin, Italy
Tel Aviv Times, Tel Aviv Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Hugging and Wrestling: Contemporary Israeli Photography and Video, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA
Kosher & Co., Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany
2008
Static: Contemporary Still Life and Portraiture, Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, England
The Aerials of Sublime Transscapes, Lokaal 1, Breda, The Netherlands
Depletion, works from the Doron Sebbag Collection, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
Personal Landscape; contemporary Art from Israel, The Katzen, American University Museum, Washington D.C.
Visions in the Nunney, The Nunnery, London, England
Mutation II; European Month of Photography, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France; Kulturprojekte, Berlin, Germany; Fotofo, Bratislava, Slovakia; Vladmir Und Estragon, Vienna, Austria; Association Café Crème, Luxembourg; Musée de la Photographie, Moscow, Russia; Zone Attive, Rome, Italy
Pomegranate, Jewish Museum, New York, USA (solo)
Blow Up, Time After Time & Pomegranate, Centro Andaluz De La Fotografia, Almeria, Spain (solo)
The Forest, Musée d’Art de Toulon, Toulon, France (solo)
Time Folds, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, USA (solo)
Ori Gersht & Jan Breughel the Elder, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
2007
Works By Ori Gersht, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, USA (solo)
The Forest, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
Time After Time: Exploding Flowers & Other Matters, The Armory Show (with CRG Gallery), New York, USA (solo)
The Forest, Mic Toi Rerehiko Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
The Last Seduction of Welcome Surrender to Beauty, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, USA
In Focus: Living History, Tate Modern, London, England
Historians of the Present, Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Loop'07 Barcelona - The Video Art festival, Galeria Dels Àngels, Barcelona, Spain
Video Killed the Painting Star, Museum of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Pomegranate, Tate Britain, London, 'Single Shot' commissioned by Film & Video Umbrella and The Film Council, England
1st Architecture, Art and Landscape Biennial of the Canaries, Canary Islands
My Vision, ZEPHYR Raum für Fotografie, Mannheim, Germany
Dateline Israel: Recent Photography and Video (working title), Jewish Museum, New York, USA
Time After Time, Mummery + Schnelle, London, England (solo)
2006
The Forest, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
Liquidation, Noga Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
The Clearing, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, USA (solo)
The Forest, CRG Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Inside-Out, Contemporary Artists from Israel, museum MARCO, Vigo, Spain
Making Journeys, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham, England
Forest Primeval, Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, USA
Fata Morgana, Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel
Spatial Dualism in the Eye of the Camera - Landscape Photography 1945-1963, The Open Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Israel
Twillight: Photography in the Magic Hour, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England
Forest Dreaming, Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World, Exeter, England
The Clearing, Photographers Gallery, London; touring to: Spacex Gallery, Exeter, England; Photo Gallery Cardiff, Wales; Galway Arts Festival, Ireland; Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, Leeds, England (solo)
2005
Liquidation, CRG Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Dreams and Trauma, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Camera Sacra, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Erzaehl Mir Vom Krieg, Ori Gersht & Simon Norfolk, Zephyr Gallery, Mannheim, Germany
Etched Voices, Contemporary Artists and the Holocaust, Yad Vashem New Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Citizen, PM Gallery & House, London; City Gallery, Leicester; Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, England; Ormeau Bath Gallery Belfast, Ireland
2004
Blaze, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, England (solo)
Blaze, Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
History in the Making, part of Photo España, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Ghost and Concrete City Scans, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, USA (solo)
Ghost, The Armory Show (with CRG Gallery), New York, USA (solo)
Historias, Photo España 2004, Madrid, Spain
Tales of the City, Arte Fiera 2004, Bologna, Italy
Tirana International, Tirana, Albania
2003
Up Close and Personal, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, England
Strangers To Ourselves, Metropole Galleries, Folkestone, England
Independence, South London Gallery, London, England
Der Berg, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
One Ground, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, USA
Black Soil, CRG Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2002
White Noise, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, USA (solo)
Afterglow, Art Now Room, Tate Britain, London, England (solo)
Afterglow, Helena Rubenstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
Mass Culture, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, England (solo)
Willard Boepple, Ori Gersht and Albrecht Schäfer, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, England
non-places, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
5:1, Fotogalerie, Altefeuerwache Kulturzentrum, Mannheim, Germany
2001
Melancholy, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, England
Base Metal, Gallery Fine 2, London, England
Six International Fototage, Herten, Germany
White Noise, Galerie Martin Kudlek, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Mass Culture, Refusalon Gallery, San Francisco, USA (solo)
AfterWars, Belfast Exposed, Belfast, Northern Ireland (solo)
LISTE 01, The Young Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
White Noise, Gallery Noga, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
White Noise, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, England (solo)
2000
AfterWars, Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton, England (solo)
Pitch, Chisenhale Gallery, London, England (solo)
Tel Aviv Museum, exhibition of work by recipients of the Leon Constantine Photography Award for an Israeli Artist, Tel Aviv, Israel
Don't Worry, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Arts, London, England
warningSHOTS!, Royal Armouries, Leeds, England
1999
Vital Signs, Gallery Noga, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
AfterWars, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, England (solo)
Global II Collection, Pearson Education, Edinburgh Gate, Harlow, Essex, England
1998
Open Studios, Whitechapel Open, London, England
1997
Home Ideals, curated by FAT, Therbeton Street, London, England
Para-Site, Gulden Vlies Galerijen, Brussels, Belgium
1996
John Kobal Award, National Portrait Gallery, London, England; National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland; Museum of Film and Photography, Bath; Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham, England
Deep Signal, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; Gasworks Gallery, London, England
Lightness & Weight, Custard Factory, Birmingham, England
After the Flood, Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, England
1995
Atrium, Atrium Cork Street Gallery, London, England
Cabinet Art, Jason & Rhodes Gallery, London, England
Selected young artists, Bismarck Foundation, Paris, France
1994
South Bank Photo Show, Royal Festival Hall, London, England
1993
British Transport Competition, Mall Gallery, London, England
Just Bring Your Body, Metro Gallery, London; Zone Gallery, Newcastle, England (solo)
1992
21 eme Salon International de la Recherche Photographique, Royan Cedex, France
1991
South Bank Photo Show, Royal Festival Hall, London, England
1990
South Bank Photo Show, Royal Festival Hall, London, England
Cartier Foundation Prize, ICA Gallery, London, England