Uri Gershuni was born in Tel Aviv in 1970; he has gained a BFA and an MFA from the department of photography and fine arts at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Gershuni has had solo exhibitions at the Israel Musem and the Herzeliya Museum. Furthermore he has participated to a vast number of group exhibitions in Israel and abroad.
He is the winner of the Young Artist Award from the Israeli Ministry of Science Culture and Sport (2000) , of the Young Photographer Award from the Haifa Museum of Art (2005), of a prize on behalf of the Heskia-Hacmun Law Firm (2007) and of the Israel’s Minister of Culture ‘Art Encouragement’ Award (2012).
Through his work Uri Gershuni develops a discourse on photography, researching on where the real and the unreal converge. If on one side Gershuni tries to understand the abstraction of data, on the other he tries to control the images he creates with his own hands 'Apollo and the Chimney-sweeper' 2015.