Known for Photography
|Name Ilit Azoulay|
Movement Israeli art
|Awards Les Rencontres d'Arles Discovery Award|
Education Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
Ilit Azoulay is an Israeli Artist (Born in 1972 in Israel). She is best known for panoramic photo montages, depicting arrangements of different objects and materials she has collected from demolished buildings around south districts of Tel Aviv. She visited the buildings before demolition, exploring their rooms and examining their walls. After the demolition, Azulay returned, searching through the remains and gathering pieces of them. In the studio, she sorted and cataloged the findings. Then photographs are made separately and used for collage preparation.
She was born in Jaffa district of Tel Aviv, Israel. Ilit Azoulay received BFA from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem in 1998 and MFA of Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Tel Aviv in 2010. She lives and works in Tel Aviv.
She had solo exhibitions in Andrea Meislin Gallery in New York and Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art as well as Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv. She also participated in numerous group exhibitions around the world. She is currently a resident at the Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin. She has works in permanent collections of museums as well as in private collections in Israel and abroad.