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About Tomer Sapir



Tomer Sapir, born 1977, lives and works in Tel Aviv. Sapir is one of the most prominent artists in Israel.

Sapir's work has been exhibited in numerous museums and galleries in Israel and abroad, among those: the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and the Haifa Museum of Art. He also took part in many international shows in Berlin, New York, Milan, Paris, Glasgow, Marseille and Copenhagen.
Furthermore Sapir is the winner of the Young Artist Award, granted by the Israeli Ministry of Culture in 2012.

In his work Tomer Sapir explores the link between nature and the man-made, the biological and the synthetic and looks for chemical formulas to combine them. In 'Research for a full crypto-taxidermical index' (2010) he creates hybrid pieces while investigating on the relationship between science, pseudo-science and art.
Through sculpture, installation, drawing and collage he creates a world that exists between fiction and reality, joke and catastrophe.

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