Yaron Lapid CV

Yaron Lapid (born 1974) is an artist, photographer and filmmaker. His work is experimental, typically exploring social side effects and behaviours in his surroundings, often in the context of re-examining the conventions of photography and moving images.


2015-2016     PGCert in academic practice, sponsored by The University of West London (Fellow of HEA)
2014-2015     Research Fellow Goldsmiths Colleg, Department of Visual Anthropology
2005-2007     MFA Fine Arts Goldsmiths College, Department of Visual Art
1999-2003     BFA Fine Arts, Department of Photography/Video studies (first class)
 Bezalel Academy of Art Jerusalem

Solo Shows & Screenings
In your neighbourhood Haifa Museum of Art
History of Looks Oranim College
Original Stories from Real Life The Muse at 269 gallery, London
A Scheme of Things to Be Department of photography Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem
The New Zero Supercollider Contemporary Art Projects, Blackpool
The New Zero Bath Spa University Gallery, Weston-Super-Mare
T imes of Change screening curated by Directors Lounge, Berlin
Yaron Lapid with curator Gaia Tedone screening at No.w.here London

Selected group shows and screenings
DeadLands A group show at NurtureArt gallery, NYC
WE art-research project and a group show, Korean Cultural Centre, New Delhi
Kiss me, Gentlemen A screening programme UnionDocs centre for contemporary arts NYC
The 18th Jewish Film Festival, London
Re object The Tetley Gallery, Leeds
Home Affairs contemporary Israeli video art, Vernon Gallery, Prague
Without a trace The Artists' Studios, Jerusalem    
Brighton Photo Biennial (with Uncertain States Magazine)
Second sight - The David Kronn collection at The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Sheffield Fringe Film Festival Street experiments screening at The Picture Show, NY
040 Festival Hamburg
Arles Photo Salon
Belfast Photo Festival
MyPeople Space Station Sixty Five Gallery, London
MyPeople V Art Centre, Shanghai
Sheffield Fringe Film Festival
Transeuropa Festival special programme, Berlin and Paris
MyAtelier.net public art commission, Rome
Fresh Paint Art Fair The Video Greenhouse, Tel Aviv Shortlisted: Promising Artist Prize
Boston Underground Film Festival
L’evento immobile - Annunciazioni, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
Manipulated Image Centre for Contemporary Arts Cinematheque, Santa Fe
What will the future bring? Grimmuseum Gallery, Berlin
Beyond the Dustheaps Charles Dickens Museum, London
Multichannel ArtSway Gallery, Sway
Chicago Underground Film Festival
Brighton Photo Fringe
Laptopia Bat Yam Museum
Nervous System James Taylor Gallery, London
F/Stop International Photography Festival, Leipzig
Creekside Open APT Gallery, London
Herzliya Biennale for contemporary art
I am Keeping an Eye on You ASU Gallery, Arizona State University
ARTTLV Tel Aviv Biennale
Einfuhlung Kayma Gallery, Tel Aviv
I am Keeping an Eye on You Curated project video Space, Aqua Art Fair, Miami
Trust yourself - New Works UK, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Creekside open X 2 Both exhibitions, APT Gallery, London
F elt experience Catalyst Arts, Belfast
One Must Be Careful These Days Alma Enterprises gallery, London
Black Powder, White Party Kyung Hee University, Museum of Fine Arts, Seoul
Multiple Intimacy Mimar Sinan University of the Arts Gallery, Istanbul

Publications & Reviews
The world is full of images an interview on Inigo Art.
A review on the show Without a trace by Dr. Smadar Sheffi.
The water carrier is featured in Harama Magazine - issue 11.
Redisign Magazine  
Press Here Publishing
The Shpilman Institute for Photography's blog
Alaxon "The Archive of misery"  
SuperMassiveBlackHole Photography Magazine (issue 13)
Uncertain States (issue 13)
Conscientious photography blog
Photoworks issue 16
L’evento immobile, Annunciazioni, Casa Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno exhibition catalogue
Outcasting Moving Images Network
Picnic Magazine 2nd Herzliya Biennial for Contemporary Art
I am keeping an eye on you (issue 3)
Circa Art Magazine Felt experience (issue 119)
The Independent, The Diary by Arifa Akbar

Grants & prizes
2009       Renaissance Art Prize, London. Finalist & residency winner
2007       Creekside open APT Gallery, London. First prize winner
2007       The Newby Trust Grant
2006-7   America-Israel Cultural Foundation Grant
2003-4   America-Israel Cultural Foundation Grant

Shpilman Institute for Photography's collection
David Kronn collection
Private collections worldwide


2014   University of West London,  Dep. of Photography, Dep. of Film  (ongoing)
2009   Filmmaking tutor for MA, Department of Anthropology at UCL, London
2009   Editing Skills tutor, London Film Academy
2006   Editing Skills, theory and concept, BA, Department of Art & Social Science, Kingston University
2006   Filmmaking and Editing Skills, visiting tutor MA and PhD, Department of Anthropology (Visual Anth.), Goldsmiths College, London

2011     Family Matters, exhibition curator Alfred Gallery, Tel Aviv