Guy Ben-Ner

Education
1994-97
Hamidrasha, B.E.D art teachers school, Kalmania, Israel

2001-03
Columbia University, MFA, New York

Awards
2008
Sandberg Prize, Israel Museum

2007
DAAD, Berlin (for 2006)- Residency

KunstFilm Biennale, Koeln 2007

2005
Principal prize, the 51st International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen

2003
the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Art Grant, New York

2002
The Caroline Newhouse Sculpture Fellowship, New York

2001
The Givon- Tel Aviv Museum prize, Israel

1994
The Kiepfer-Wolf prize for a young artist, Israel

Exhibitions
Selected Group Shows
2014
Manifesta 10, the state Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Family matters, CCCS, Florence

Room Service, saatliche kunsthalle Baden-Baden

Arena, CCA, Znaki Czasu, Torun

2013
Image Employment, MoMA PS1, New York

Besser Scheiten, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg

Homebodies, Museum of contemporary art Chicago

Le Pont, MAC Musees d’art Contemporain, Marseolle
Porosites, Centre d’Art le LAIT, Albi

The Readymade Centennial, Haifa museum of art

WYSIWYG: What you see is what you get, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

The Kids are all right, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

The Ghost of Architecture: Recent and promised Gifts, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle

Aquatopia, Notingham Contemporary, Uk

2012
Künstlerkinder von Runge bis Richter, von Dix bis Picasso – Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden

Phänomen Wohlstand – Motorenhalle – riesa efau. Kultur Forum Dresden, Dresden

Project 35 – Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt – Centre d’Art, Biel/Bienne

The Weight of Lives I’m Not Living – Artspeak, Vancouver, BC

beyond time- international video art today, kulturhuset, Stockholm

Da zero a cento, le nuove età della vita – Triennale Bovisa, Milan

Here In Your Space, grand central art center, Santa Ana

Family talk, Futura, Prague

Idea is the object, D’amelio gallery, NY

stage Presence- theatricality in art & Media, SFMoMA, SF

2011
Blowing on a Hairy Shoulder / Grief Hunters, curated by Doron Rabina, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pensylavania

Life : A User’s Manual, curated by aya Miron, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Possession, curated by Gentili Apri, TAF, The Art Foundation, Athens, Greece

Museum Night, Musée cantonal des Beaux – Arts, Louisanne, Switzerland

Project 35, Pratt Manhattan gallery, New York

Family Matters, Cade Fine Art Center Gallery, party of Anne Arundel Community College, Maryland

Common Love, Aesthetics of Becoming: Columbia university MFA Alumni , NY

Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven, Bureau For Open Culture, North Adams, MA

2010
Bilder in Bewegung, Museum Ludwig, Koeln, Germany

Kunstfilmbiennale Koeln, KW, Berlin

Adaptation, Philbrook museum, Tulsa, Ok

Project 35 international video, NOMA, New Orleans

videozone, CCA, Tel Aviv

1st Ural Industrial biennial, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Res Publica, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

Real Life, Oakville, ON, Canada

Morality act 3, Witte de Witte, Rotterdam

Remote vision, Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona

Fair Use, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008
Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool

Shanghai Biennial, China

Joy of everyday life, Tower Mito, Japan

Laughing in a foreign language, The Hayward gallery, London

all inclusive, Frankfurter Schirn, Germany

Adaptation, The Smart Museum, Chicago

The puppet show, ICA, Philadelphia

worlds on video, CCCS, Florence, Italy

Drei Farben-rot, Rohkunstbau, Berlin

Scenes de sud, Musee d’art Contemporain, Nimes, France

L’impresa dell’arte, Pan, Naples, Italy

2007
Skulptur Projekte Munster 07, Munster, Germany

History will repeat itselF, HMKV, Dortmund and KW, Berlin

Bird watching, Foreman art gallery, bishops university, Quebec

2006
Video Venice, Adelaide art festival, Australia

Homesick, Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland

Holyland: Diaspora and the Desert, Heared Museum, Phoenix.

Dream and Trauma, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany

radical closeure – 52nd international short film festival, Oberhausen, Germany

Guy Ben-Ner, Misaki Kawai, Take floor, Tokyo

2005
Greater NY, P.S.1, NY

who is the protagonist, Guild & Greyshkul, NY

Brooklyn, Futura, Prague

2004
Moby Dick At MoMA QNS Lobby Projections, NY

video X, momenta, Brooklyn, New York

video lounge – Vox Populi, Philadelphia

Becoming father- becoming infant, The Bronx museum, NY

storytelling, George Eastman house, Rochester.

Realismusstudio- tainment, NGBK, Berlin

Art Focus, Jerusalem

wild boy, premiers, MoMA

Video Zone 2, Israel

2003
Brewster 2003, Site-specific art event, Brewster, Yor

2002:
Enough about me, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York

2001
Video one, Hifa museum, Hifa, Israel

New Israel video art, Tel Aviv cinema-tech, Israel

Hifa cinema-tech, Israel

Men at home, Kalisher gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

The 33rd year- Artists against the occupation, Beit h’aam, Tel Aviv & Um el Phahem

House hold, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2000
Video marathon, Art In General, New York

Israeli video art, the Tel Aviv cinema-tech, Israel

ZimZum, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Germany

1999
Israeli Video art, the Tel Aviv cinema-tech, Tel Aviv, Israel

Berkeley’s island, Hagada hasmalit, Tel Aviv, Israel

1998
L’art dans le mond, passage de Retz, Paris, France

Double ravage, Centre Re’gional d’art contemporian, Se’te, France

Good kids-bad kids, the Israel museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Solo Shows
2014
Soundtrack, Postmasters, NY

Guy Ben Ner/ at home, Anderson gallery, Richmond, USA

2013
Soundtrack, pinksummer Gallery, Genoa

Sommer gallery’ Tel Aviv

aspect Ration Gallery, Chicago

2012
Guy Ben-Ner – Konrad Fischer Galerie – Berlin, Berlin

Guy Ben-Ner- Stealing beauty- Media/Retail space- MOCCA, Canada

Guy Ben Ner, The IBB Videolounge, Berlinishe Gallery, Berlin

2011
Name Dropping, Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, UK

Spies, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2010
Flying lessons, Konrad Fischer gallery, Duesseldorf

Second Nature, Postmasters gallery, NY

2009
Thursday the 12th, MasMOCA, USA

Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico city

Second nature, Konrad Fischer Gallery, Berlin

Second nature, pinksummer Gallery , Genoa, Italy

2008
Real Life, Ron Mueck/Guy Ben Ner, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Stealing Beauty, NYA Kalmar Kunstmuseum, Sweden

Stealing Beauty, Postmasters gallery, NY

Wild Boy, Objectif, Antwerp, Belgium

Instructions included, Zacheta- National Gallery of Art in Warsaw

2007
Musee D’art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada

Stealing beauty, Gimple Fils gallery, London

Stealing Beauty, DAAD Gallery, Berlin

Kunsthalle Wien, ursula blickle videolounge, Wien, Austria

2006
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, France

Treehouse kit, Postmasters gallery, NY

Wild Boy, Konrad Fischer gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

Guy Ben-Ner: Selected works 1999-2004, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne,Australia

Self portrait as a family man, CAC, Tel Aviv, Israel

2005
The Israeli Pavilion, The Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

Wild boy, Postmasters, NY

Honey, I shrunk the kids”, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

2003
Elia- a story of an Ostrich chick, the Hertzeliya Museum, Israel

Moby Dick, Postmasters gallery, New York

2001
The trilogy, A screening at the Hertzeliya Museum of Art

1998
20% more for free, Julie M gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

1995
Wet me, The Hertzeliya Museum, Hertzeliya, Israel

Selected Screenings
2008
Cinema Arsenal, Berlin

impact event, Impact, Utrecht , Holland

2007
Portrait, 53rd international short film festival, Oberhausen, Germany

KunstFilm Biennale, Koeln

2005
Wild Boy, International short film festival Detmonld, Germany

Wild Boy, the 51st International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany