Dafna Talmon Curriculum Vitae

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Born in 1972, Beer-Sheva, lsrael. Lives in Tel-Aviv, lsrael. 


2016-2018 Postgraduate Fine Art Program, Hamidrasha, Faculty of the arts, Beit Berl

2000-2003: Masters in Geography, Specialization in the Institute of Urban and Regional Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Institute’s Excellence Scholarship (final grade: 91)

1995-1998: BA in Geography - extended degree, Tel Aviv University


Professional courses

2015-2016: Professional Photography Studies, Gavra school

2008-2009: Photography Studies, Zilum Baam school

2005-2006: Writing workshop. Gabi Nitzan

2021 Residency, Mamuta, Jerusalm Israel

2021 HaMaabada, Sharon Tuval, Tel Aviv, Israel

2020 Lecture, Hamarzim 

2019 Residency, Arad contemporary art center, Israel

​2019 Residency, Zumu III, Hatzor Haglilit, Israel

​2019 Residency, Midarom Festival, Ofakim, Israel

2019 Pecha Kucha Tel Aviv. Curators: Itay Mautner, Anat Safran

​2018 Residency at Kandinof house, Jaffa, Israel
2014-2016 Member of "The Board" artists group

Solo Exhibitions

2021 The Gift Car Tour. Wandering artwork, participatory performance across the country. Recipient of the Israeli Ministry of Culture ‘independent artists fund’ award. Curator: Tali Kayam (postponed from 2020 to 2021).

2018 Flexibility Exercises. Postgraduate Fine Art Program Graduation Exhibition. HaMidrasha Gallery - HaYarkon 19. Curator: Nogah Davidson.

2009 Markivim. Photography, poster media, multimedia. Kastiel Gallery. Curator: Moran Shoub. markivim.com

Upcoming projects

2021 Selected artist for “Social Dive Artist-in-Residence Projects!” in the Tokyo Biennale 2020, The Gift Project, Tokyo.

2021 Solo Exhibition at Kfar Saba Municipal Gallery. Curator: Hagar Raban

2021 Home, spirit and hospitality. Israel Festival. Artistic Director Itzik Julie.

Selected Group Exhibitions


Lifting the plug 2&3, Curator: Meital Manor

There, Zuzu Gallery, Curator: Rotem Ritov

The Gift Project, Mekudeshet Festival, Jerusalem. Art director: Renana Raz


Release from Digital Junk, performance. Print Screen Festival. Curator: Lior Zalmanson​

What the Matter wants? Givon Art Forum. Curator: Nicola Trezzi

Truth Machine, In cooperation with Adi Kraus. Invitation to present at Postgraduate Fine Art Program Graduation       Exhibition. HaMidrasha Gallery - HaYarkon 19. Curator: Nicola Trezzi​

The Gift Car project, Fresh Paint Art Fair, Tel-Aviv. Installation and performance. Curator: Ifat Gurion & Raz Shapira

- Zumu III, Hatzor Haglilit. Community-based art residency. Book and video.  Curator: Ruth Oppenheim

Midarom Festival, Ofakim. The Gift Project. Curator:  Lilach Dekel-Avneri

Pecha Kucha 21,  Charles Bronfman Cultural Palace. Curators: Anat Safran, Itay Moutner.

Factory #5, Haifa Museum of Art


NightLight Festival #5, Installation and performance.  In cooperation with Anton Avramov.

- Animal Affinity, Artist House, Tel Aviv. Curator: Anat Gorel-Rorberger

- There is no place more exalted than my present refuge, Mamuta Center for Contemporary Art at the Hansen House. Video, In cooperation with Yoav Ruda


- Hypernormalisation. Binyamin Gallery. Curators: Hadassa Cohen and Mor Shmoshkovitz

Provocative Art-light+. Office in Tel Aviv Gallery. Chief Curator: Rachel Sukman.

Poland ↔ Israel. Video and object.  In cooperation with Avner Pinchover. MOCAK Krakow, Poland. Curators: Agnieszka Sachar and Maayan Sheleff.


- Abject Art. Central Gallery. Curator: Dan Furman.

Cotton Candy. Abraham hostel. Curators: Irit barel-bassan, Dafna Talmon, Sagi Levi.

One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman. Photos. A book that brings together women's artworks on femininity. Edited by Riki Cohen, published by Haggai Marom

2015 Lollipop. Gabirol Gallery. Artistic consultant: Eyal Vexler


- DEADLINE. "The Board" artists group. Merchav Art Space Gallery. Curator: Yuval Caspi.

Alfred XL. Alfred Cooperative Institute for Art & Culture. Curators: Gallery members.

Secret Art, Mani House, Leumi Bank. Installation by "The Board" artists group.  Curators: Esti Drori, Doron Pollack.

2013 Everybody. Maaze 9. Curators: Ruth Patir, Ira Shalit.


- Hurbanism. Riviera Gallery. Bat Yam. Curators: Tali Huldai, Sigal Kaskas.

In the name of the Protest. Avihai house, Jerusalem. Curator: Hagai Segev.

Mirror's life. Binyamin Gallery. Curator: Gilit Fisher.

2011 7 Zoom. Gate to the Negev Gallery, Beer Sheva. Curator: Goel Drori.

2010 Half an Acre in the Heart. Gross Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Naomi Shalev.