PENNY HES YASSOUR

Lives and works at kibbutz En-Harod Ihud, Israel

Teaches at Bezalal Art Academy, Jerusalem at the Architecture department and the interdisciplinary department since 2000.

1975 B.A studies at the Fine Art Department and the Geography Department, Haifa University
1988-89 Studies at the Art History Department, Tel Aviv University
Residence
2017 Guest Professor, Workshop mentor at Bard College Berlin, A Liberal Arts University
2015-17 Artist in Residence, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Science.The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
2016 Guest Professor, Studio mentor at HafenCity University Hamburg
2014 Artist in residence at the Department of Music, Braun Music Center, Stanford University, California
Awards
2009 - The Prize for Excellency in the Arts, given for the 1st time,
            Israel National Lottery Council for the Arts
2003 – The Prize of the Minister of Culture, Israel 2003
2000 - Award of Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York
1999 -  Arnold – Bode - Prize, (Founder of Documenta) for my  contribution to Documenta X, Kassel, 1997.
1994 – The Prize of the Visual Arts Section, Ministry of Science and the Arts, Israel.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 – Mapping of Countries Yet to Come, Wilfried Israel Museum, HaZore'a Israel
2014 – I'm Writing You Tomorrow, (Cartographies) USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena
2011 – I am Writing You tomorrow Asian Art Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Taiwan
2009 - The Tempest, Shakespeare, Stage installation for Freiburg Theater, in cooperation with the Philharmonic orchestra, the                       Opera singers, the Theater Actors.                                                                                                                                                   2009 -  Phantom Landscapes A, Stux Gallery, New York, NY (Artis Support)                                                                                      2009Phantom Landscapes B, Galerie Eric Dupont' Paris                                                                                                                      2008 - Kibbutz Bochum Art Museum Germany (A Cooperation with Patrick Feigenbaum, Paris) 2007 dsArt Galarie, Frankfurt,             2007 - Deep Skin, Herzelia Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel                                                                                                        2006 -  "and I was filled with shame and fear", installation work featured in the exhibition: Light Art with Artificial Light, ZKM,                        Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany                                                                                                                            2005 -  GreenBlueprint (Lament), Bauhouse Fisher, Wuppertal, Germany 2004 After Images, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen                Germany                                                                                                                                                                                               2004 - Spetial Drafts, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel 2003 UnseenScene (10th Letter), Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany                       2003  - UnseenScene (10th Letter), Kunstverein Oldenburg, Germany                                                                                                   2003 - UnseenScene (9th Letter), Haifa Museum of Art, Israel                                                                                                                 2001 - The Irrationality of Rationality Itself, installation work featured in the exhibition: Israeli Art Today, The Museum of Modern                Art, Saitama, Japan                                                                                                                                                                               2000 - Echolalia, Kasseler Kunstverein, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel
1999  - Space is never less than doubled or Daddy dear, come to the Luna-Park Museum of Modern Art, Ein-Harod, Israel
1998  - La ville d’ a cote / Unmentionable Neighborhood MAC, Galeries Contemporaines des Musees de Marsille, France               1997 -  Mental Maps - Involuntary Memory, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; a project featured in DeutshLANDbilder, German Art from               Beckmannn to Richter                                                                                                                                                                           1997 -  Mental Maps - Involuntary Memory, Kassel, 1997, Documenta X, Kassel, Germany