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 MIC - Made In China. Kfar Saba Municipal Gallery. Curator: Hagar Raban.

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 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.