Overview

 

Dafna Talmor is an artist and lecturer based in London whose practice encompasses photography, spatial interventions, curation and collaborations. Her photographs are included in public collections of Victoria and Albert Museum, Deutsche Bank, Hiscox and in private collections internationally. 

 

Talmor's work has been featured in publications including The Financial Times, Architectural Review, Paper Journal, 1000 Words, Elephant Magazine, Camera Austria, ArtReview, IMA, and BJP. In 2018 Talmor was commissioned by the FT Weekend Magazine for the Photo London 2018 supplement and showed work in the concurrent My London group show in Peckham 24 curated by Emma Bowkett. Her first monograph - Constructed Landscapes - published by Fw:Books was released in October 2020.

 

Talmor was shortlisted for the BNL BNP Paribas Award 2019, MACK First Book Award and the Unseen Dummy Award in 2018 and is the recipient of several Arts Council England Grants for the Arts Awards, the Breathing SPACE Bursary (2016) and Photofusion Select Bursary Award (2013).

 

 

 

 

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Biography

Lives and works: London, UK

 

EDUCATION

2002-04  MA in Fine Art Photography, Royal College of Art, London, UK,

1998-01  BA in Fine Art, Goldsmiths - University of London, UK 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020  Constructed Landscapes, Vortic XR, Sid Motion Gallery, London Collective

2019  Straight Lines are a Human Invention, Sid Motion Gallery, London, UK 

2018  Constructed Landscapes, TOBE Gallery, Budapest, HU 

2017  Constructed Landscapes, Photofusion, London, UK 

2006  Obstructed Views, Espai d’Art Gallery, Barcelona, Spain

2004  Speaking to an Empty Room, CELARG Foundation, Caracas, Venezuela

2000  A Kiss on the Neck, The Mendoza Foundation Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019  Her Ground: Women Photographing Landscape, Flowers Gallery, London, UK 

2019  LAPC x Belfast Photo Festival, Castle Court, Belfast, Northern Ireland

2019  Photo London, Sid Motion Gallery & TOBE Gallery, Somerset House, London, UK

2019  Moving the Image curated by Duncan Wooldridge, Camberwell Space, London, UK      

2019  …on making curated by Sian Bonnell, The National Museum of Gdansk, PL 

2018  LAPC, Unseen Amsterdam, CO-OP section, NL

2018  My London, curated by Emma Bowkett, Peckham 24, Copeland Gallery, UK

2017  Synthetic Landscapes, Weston Park & Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, UK 

2017  Her Nature, Maddox Gallery, London, UK

2017  Inner Landscapes, Sid Motion Gallery, London, UK

2016  On Landscape #3, co-curator and participating artist, Lower Hewood Farm, Dorset, UK 

2015  I’MTen, IMT Gallery, London, UK 

2015  On Landscape #2, co-curator and participating artist, Matèria Gallery, Rome, Itay

2014  Pinta Photo curated by Sue Steward, Pinta London, UK 

2014  On Landscape #1, co-curator and participating artist, Guest Projects, London, UK 

2013  W-CA Contemporary Landscape Photography Open, The City Museum & Art Gallery, Worcester

2013  Renaissance Photography Prize 2013, Wapping Bankside, London, UK 

2011  Embrace the Place, Tate Britain, London, UK

2010  Testbed 1, Co-curator and participating artist, Beaconsfield, London, UK

2009  I am alone, but, Daire Sanat Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2008  IV Daniela Chappard Photography Biennale, CELARG Foundation, Caracas, Venezuela

 

AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS 

2020  Arts Council England Emergency Response Fund

2019  Shortlisted for Images Vevey Book Award 2019   

2019  BNL BNP Paribas Award 2019 Finalist 

2018  Shortlisted for MACK First Book Award & Unseen Dummy Award

2018  ‘My London’ FT Weekend Magazine commission – Photo London Supplement

2017, 2014, 2013  Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England Award 

2016  Breathing SPACE Bursary Award

2013  Renaissance Photography Prize 2013, Series Category Finalist

2013  Photofusion Select Bursary Award, Photofusion, London, UK

2007  IV Daniela Chappard Photography Biennale Award, Caracas, Venezuela 

 

COLLECTIONS

Victoria & Albert Museum (London, 2018), Somlói & Spengler Private Collection (Budapest, 2018), 

Hiscox Collection (London, 2004), Deutsche Bank Collection (Frankfurt, 2001)

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2020  Constructed Landscapes, Fw:Books monograph (upcoming)

2019  ARTRA, Issue September 2019, Constructed Landscapes feature 

2019  Unseen Magazine #6, How do Books Begin? Unseen Dummy Award 2018 feature

2018  1000 Words, Issue 29, Constructed Landscapes with essay by Duncan Wooldridge

2018  Financial Times Weekend Magazine, My London commission, Photo London supplement

2018  BALKON Magazine, Dafna Talmor - Constructed Landscapes, Essay by Dr. Kinga German

2017  Elephant Magazine #33, New Establishment: Constructed Landscapes by Muriel Zagha 

2016  Landscape Stories, Issue 25, Altered Landscape 

2016  Journal of Photography and Culture, Volume 9, Issue 2, Taylor & Francis Group 

2015  BLOW Photo, Issue 13 – Surreal 

2015  Alternative Photographic Processes: Crafting Handmade Images, Brady Wilks, Focal Press

2015  British Journal of Photography, Projects Section, June 2015, Volume 162, Issue No 7836    

2014  IMA, Focus section with text by Martin Barnes, Autumn 2014, Vol. 9

2014  Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera, Robert Shore, Laurence King Publishing 

2013  Constructed Landscapes online portfolio, GUP Magazine

2013  Elephant, Post-Photography: The Unknown Image by Robert Shore, Issue 13 – Winter 2012/13

2004  Hotshoe International, the five-minute interview: royal college of art, the show 2004; June/July

2004  The Guardian, Contemporary Photography 2004 (supplement); May 29th Text: Charlotte Cotton

2003  Camera Austria, Forum Section; No 83. 

2001  Art Review, This Year’s Gold Rush; June