Ronen Sharabani


Ronen Sharabani (b. 1974), live and work in Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Sharabani is an internationally, multidisciplinary, prominent Israeli artist working in diverse mediums of painting, sculpting and video installations. His art explores ritual, struggle, faith as well as cultural, economic and political values as the gateways for a transformational
Sharabani’s video works and installations blend movement,
performance, architecture and light into intensely visual and sensory probes which simultaneously take a secular and spiritual form.
Works in the public sphere apprehend a dominant place in Sharabani’s work, as this modus operandi permits a clean and unexpected encounter with the viewer.
His predominant works include: “Snap to Grid” at the Nahum Gutman Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (2017); “Matchbox” at The Contemporary, Austin, Texas (2016); “Blocks” at Musrara Mix Festival, Jerusalem (2015); “Checkpoint” at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv (2015); “Golden Age” at The Farm Gallery, Holon (2014); and “Chairs” at Gabirol as part of White Night Tel-Aviv, Israel (2014).
Sharabani was awarded the Cannes Gold Lion Prize, for creative commercial (2006); The Buckingham First Prize for the Expression of Music through Art (2003); The Hohenberg Scholarship (2003) and the Golden Feather, for editing (1998).

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