Born in Haifa, currently living in Tel Aviv, Israel


1987-1990 - BA in Political Science, Tel Aviv University

1991-  Art History (supplementary studies for MA studies) 

1993-1994 - Art History, auditing, school of fine arts, Harvard University, Cambridge

1997-1999 - MA studies, Art History, Tel Aviv University

Work Experience:

1992-1994- Curaotor & registrar assistant, ICA museum, Boston, USA

1997-2000- Canit, Art curator of a corporate art collection, Tel Aviv

2000- Outdoors sculpture project, Ziv Towers, Tel Aviv, Curato, Artists: Zadok Ben David, Menashe Kadishman, Micha Ulman

 2000-2006- Private art dealer & art consultant

2006-2010- Tavi Dresdner gallery, Founder & managing partner (curated 30 gallery exhibitions)

2009 – Elon Ganor, VOLTA, curator, Basel

2011- Remains, Andreas Golinski installation, Fresh Paint Art Fair, curator

2011- Yafo-Tel Aviv, Group exhibition, Tel Aviv Jaffa Academic center, curator, Artists: Ilit Azoulai, Adi Brande, Raafat Hatab, Dana Levy, Adi Nes

2012- What Really Happened, Barbara Probst solo exhibition, International photography Festival, Co curated with Dr. Aya Luria, Jaffa

2013- No Such Street in Haifa, Batia Shani, Haifa museum, curator (catalogue)

2014- Tissue, Batia Shani, Rotchild 69, Tel Aviv, curator (catalogue)




2014- Horror Upon the City, Gil Desiano Bitton , Artist’s house, Tel Aviv, curator (catalogue)

2015- This Place, travelling exhibition (Tel Aviv museum, Norton museum, Brooklyn museum) international photography project with 12 international photographers: Jeff Wall, Thomas  Struth, Fazal Sheikh, Martin Kollar , Josef Koudelka , Stephen Shore, Wendy Ewald , Nick Waplington , Frederic Brenner, Jungin Lee, Gilles Peress, Rosalind Solomon

Rikma, Batia Shani, VOLTA, curator, Basel

Rikma, Batia Shani, START, Saatchi gallery, London

Rikma, Batia Shani, YIA, Carreau du Tample, Paris

2016 – Elad Kopler, VOLTA NY, curator, New York, Gil Desiano Bitton, VOLTA, curator, Basel

2017 – Batia Shani, Volta NY, curator, New York (catalogue) Itamar Gilboa, Food Chain Project, curator, Special Projects, Expo Chicago, Chicago

2017 – 24:7, a video project in Times Square, New York City, Co curator 

From 2011 to present The Norman Tel Aviv art curator

2018 – Special project curator, Fresh Paint, Tel Aviv

Since 2015 my main focus is on contemporary African art and that of the African diaspora both in NYC and in Europe.

Currently working on several exhibition proposals with South African artists.