Karam Natour
Born in Nazareth, 1992
Lives and works in Tel Aviv
Education
2015-2017 MFA, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Tel Aviv, IL
2011-2015 BFA, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem, IL
2013 Fall Semester at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, USA
Teaching
2018-Today Lecturer, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem
2018-Today Lecturer, Musrara School of Photography, Jerusalem
2019 Visiting Lecturer, Shenkar College, Ramat Gan
2019 Visiting Lecturer, Hamidrasha Art School, Beit Berl
Solo Exhibitions
2021 “Karam Natour: Vidéos”, ‎Montpellier Danse, Montpellier, France
2021 “Night Vision”, CCA Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
2021 “Blessing in Disguise”, Sommer Contemporary Art Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
2021 “Blurred Lines”, Oncurating Project Space, Zurich, Switzerland
2021 “Family Pictures”, duo show with Guy Ben Ner, Oranim College Gallery, Tivon, Israel
2020 “Blurred Lines”, HULU SPLIT, Split, Coratia
2019 “Confessions”, ‎Inta Hotel Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2018 “Body Following Spirit”, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2018 “Repeat After Me”, Umm El Fahem Gallery, Umm El Fahem, Israel
2016 “Following No Mythologies”, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021 “Speech Act”, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, New York, USA
2021 “Glocal Emotions”, Motorenhalle Gallery, Dresden, Germany
2021 “Love in the Time of Social Media”, Rote Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland
2021 “My Name Is Red”, Jerusalem Print Workshop, Jerusalem, Israel
2021 “LIVING TOGETHER”, The 4th Mediterranean Biennale, Haifa, Israel
2020 “Bodyscapes”, ‎The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
2020 “Best Interest”, Koresh14 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
2019 “Family Stories”, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
2019 “Drop Dead Funny”, The Brno House of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic
2019 “Illuminations”, Yeltsin Center Yekaterinburg, Yekaterinburg, Russia
2019 “Spiritualism”, ‎Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2019 “Fake News – Fake Truth”, ‎Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
2019 “Nurse, Nurse”, Manofim Festival Main Exhibition, Jeursalem, Israel
2019 “Drywall”, ‎Binyamin Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2019 “Illuminations”, ‎Smena Gallery, Kazan, Russia
2019 “Personal Expressions”, ‎Mormon University, Jerusalem, Israel
2019 Love in the Time of Social Media”, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich, Switzerland
2018 Illuminations”, ‎Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2018 Seven Rituals to Change the Mood”, ‎Yarkon 19 Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2018 “Looper”, ‎Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2018 “Shop it!”, ‎Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
2018 “I to Eye”, ‎The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
2018 “ART in Oost”, ‎QRU Amsterdam, Netherlands
2018 “Pyramid Platform”Pyramida Center for Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel
2018 “Into The Bush”, ‎Office in Tel Aviv Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2018 “ShowReal”, The Photography Gallery of Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem, Israel
2018 “P=0.5”, The Social Gallery, Musrara Mix #18, Jerusalem, Israel
2018 “70/70/70”, The Santa Barbara Center for Art, California, USA
2018 Hide & Seek”, The Israel Museum, Youth Wing, Jerusalem, Israel
2018 “Mixed Chromosome”, MOM ART SPACE, Hamburg, Germany
2017 “Current Affairs”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017 “Masterpiss”, The Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel
2017 “Yerucham”, ZUMU Museum, Yerucham, Israel
2017 “Shelter”, Beit Kandinof, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017 “On Being Vertical Against your Horizon”Samt Gallery, Online
2017 “VOID”, Veinti4/Siete Galería, San José, Costa Rica
2017 “Summer 2017”Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017 “MFA Graduate Show”, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017 “Fresh Paint 9”, The Young Israeli Art Fair, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017 “Aiming for Touch”, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2017 “The Kids Are All Right”, Oranim College, Tivon, Israel
2016 “Summer 2016”, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2016 “Humid all week”, Florentine Quartet, Tel Aviv, Israel
2016 “Center of Gravity”, The Djanogly Visual Arts Center, Jerusalem, Israel
2015 “Voice of the Word”, HaZira. Jerusalem, Israel
2015 “Danalouge”. Warehouse 2,  Jaffa Port. Tel Aviv, Israel
2015 “BFA Graduate show”. Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem, Israel
2015 “Touch Me Baby”. Warehouse 2, Jaffa Port. Tel Aviv, Israel
2015 “Night of Philosophy and Art”. Discount Bank Gallery. Tel Aviv, Israel
2015 “Correspondences”. Gershman Hall Gallery. Philadelphia, USA
2015 “Wire Tapping”. Barbur Gallery. Jerusalem, Israel
2015 “Exchange Exhibition”. International Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, USA
2015 “Memorial to the Goyim”. Hanina Gallery. Tel Aviv, Israel
Selected Film Festivals Screenings
2018 Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF 2018, Bucharest, Romania
2017 15th Tabor Film Festival, Dvor Veliki Tabor, Croatia
2017  63rd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
Awards, Grants, and Residencies
2020 The Anselm Kiefer Prize, Wolf Foundation
2020 Young Video Artist Award, Ministry of Science Culture and Sport, Jerusalem
2020 Artis Grant for Exceptional Work in Uncertain Times
2020 Artport Residency Program Grant, Tel Aviv
2020 The Pais Council for Culture and Art, Exhibition Grant
2020 The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts
2019 La Maison Residency, France
2019 Artis Grant Program, Residency Grant
2019 Ostrovsky Family Fund, Video Grant
2018 The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts
2018 The Pais Council for Culture and Art, Exhibition Catalogue Grant
2018 Special Mention of the Jury Award, Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival
2017 The Pais Council for Culture and Art, Exhibition Grant
2017 Academic Excellence Award, MFA program, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
2015 10X10 Prize for Academic Excellence, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
2012 Revital Serri Z.L. Award, Excellence Prize, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
Catalouges and Publications
2019 “The Vera Magazine by Telavivian”, Issue #3, Spring 2019
2019 “ArtAsiaPacific magazine”, Almanac 2019, January, 2019
2018 “Tenou’a Magazine”, Issue #171: D’accord, pas d’accord!, December, 2018
2017 “Platforma Magazine”, Issue #December2017: Body, December, 2017
2017 “Tenou’a Magazine”, Issue #170: Man of the Providence, December, 2017
2017 “Bush Fanzine”, Issue #9: Pubic Line, November, 2017
2016 “Forno Magazine”, Issue #11: Buttocks, May, 2016
2016 “Harama” Art Magazine, Issue #14: Share, May, 2016