Tamar Nissim


Tamar Nissim (b.1962, Israel) Interdisciplinary artist based in Tel Aviv. A member of the collective Gallery for Photography, Indie. She is the recipient of the Israeli Minister of Culture's Prize 2019.

Nissim's work is guided by archival research, that traces the influence of historic events on women and children, and transforming the research into performance, video, and photography. In her work Nissim amplify the voices of women in historical periods and reflect contemporary debates. 

Nissim exhibits in solo and group exhibitions in museums, galleries, and nonprofit institutions: Kniznick Gallery-HBI, Waltham, USA (2022); Brunei Gallery, London (2022), Indie-Collective Gallery, ISL, (2015, 2018, 2021); Museum Bat Yam, Israel (2012, 2017); HaMiskan, Ein Harod. ISL (2017); Kaunas Biennial, Lithuania (2013); tamta mART- Berlin, Germany; (2012); Guimaraes Biennial, Portugal (2012); act. Participated in video screens and film festivals: The Jerusalem film festival, ISL (2011, 2021); Loop –Barcelona, Spain (2013); Video-city Basel, Switzerland, (2020).

Graduated The Advanced Artist Program and M. Ed in Art Education, Hamidrasha, ISL (2012): Graduated BA with Honor, Shankar college 1987; Honored the scholarship of Artist-Teacher prize (2010-2012); Honorable mention at the Guimaraes Triennial, Portugal (2012). Ha’Pais Council for the Culture and Arts grant (2019,2022); Rabinovich Foundation grants (2011, 2013, 2015, 2021).

Participated in residency programs in: Arad Artists Residency, ISL (2021), The Greenhouse of the Haifa Museum, residency, ISL (2022).