Rona Yefman is a New York City-based artist working in Photography, Video and Installation. Her work explores social, political and personal issues of identity through range of human experiences by collaborating with individuals who have formed a radical persona that inscribe the iconic and the absurd of our time.She received her MFA from Columbia University in New York City in 2009. Her recent N.Y.C solo shows were held at Derek Eller Gallery, 2012, The Sculpture Center, 2011 and Participant Inc, 2010. Those shows have been reviewed in Art Forum, Frieze, Art in America, Modern Painters and Bomb Magazine. Recent group exhibitions include; Auto body, Miami Art Basel, Callicoon Gallery, NY, Night Gallery, LA, Lombard Fried Projects, NY, La Mep Museum, Paris, The Jewish Museum, NY, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NY, The Weatherspoon Museum of Art, NC, The Neuberger Museum, NY, MOCA Cleveland OH, Kunsthala Wein, Austria, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art and Museum Marco Vigo, Spain. Awards include: The Lotos Club Award, The Rema Hort Mann Scholarship, NY, Gerard Levy Prize for a young photographer by the Israel Museum and The Ingeborg Bachmann Scholarship Established by Anselm Kiefer for The Wolf Foundation. This year Rona’s first Artist Book, Let it Bleed (1996-2010) is going to be publish by Little Big Man Books, she is curetting a photography exhibition at the the Camera Club of New York, continuing her roll as a Mentor at the graduate program of Columbia University, NY and being part of Radio Al Cabira, (radioalcabira.com) a free online radio station established in 2012 by group of artists in N.Y, with the goal of disseminate ideas, political actions, sound collages, silence, meditation, readings, historical material, and anything else that consider to be relevant to air — among friends.
Freeland, 13:00min. 2002
2 Flags, The last battle of the Stripes and the Hoods, 22:00 min. 2006
Pippi Longstocking, The strongest girl in the world!, At Abu Dis, 03:50 min. (shot 2006 edited 2008)
Fucked Bonny (She’s got a dick), 18:00 min. 2009
Martha Visit III, 05:00 min. 2009
Beach Story, 04:30 min. (shot 2001 edited 2010)
I was born in Heaven, 04:30 min. (shot 1999 re-edited 2010)
Dance & Activities, 04:30 min. (shot 2000-4 edited 2010)
The room, 04:00 min. (shot 2006 edited 2010)
Marath A Bouke, double channel video, 14:00 min. 2011
Martha visit at the Museum, 05:00 min. 2011
Dame of the world, a Portrait of Shanghai Kate, one of America’s pioneer female tattoo artists, 33:00 min 2011
Selected privet and public collections:
The Rubell Family Collection, US
The Zabludowicz Collection, UK
Haaretz Daily Newspaper Collection, ISR
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, ISR
The Weatherspoon Museum of Art, NC, US
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