Lee Yanor (Israel 1963 -)


Lee Yanor (Born in Haifa,1963 Israel)
Lives and works in Tel Aviv-Jaffa

Lee Yanor works creatively interweaving plastic arts, photography, dance, music, sound, and technology. Through her video-installations, emulsions and holograms, she brings out the materiality of the image, offering a deep humanistic stance and an intense sense of movement and time.

Artist, filmmaker, and photographer. She studied Art and Photography at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, at the Pratt Institute in New York, and at Paris 8 University where she received a Master of Fine Arts in 1993.

She had solo exhibitions at LOOP Barcelona, Spain (2016); Zemack Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (2015); The Jewish Theater, Stockholm (2010); The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv (2008); The Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan (2007); The Ramat Gan Museum for Israeli Art, Ramat Gan (2000); Centre Pompidou, Paris (1994), and more.

Her works were also featured in many group shows, including Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris (2017); Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris (2017); The Hansen House, Jerusalem (2014); The Jerusalem Artist’s House, Jerusalem (2011); 798 Museum, Beijing (2009); Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (2007); Mane Katz Museum, Haifa (2001).

Yanor is the winner of The Constantiner Photography Award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2002) and the Coreografo Elettronic Award for Video-Dance, Mader Museum for Art, Naples (2017). Her film “Coffee with Pina”, which describes her exclusive meeting with the choreographer
Pina Bausch, has been screened in prestigious film festivals worldwide.

Yanor’s video-installations, emulsions and holograms offer a deep humanistic stance and an intense sense of movement, time, rhythm, pulse, and the human body. Lee works creatively at the seam where art, dance, photography, music, sound, set design and technology interweave.

Selected publications: Come Dance With Me, published by Zemack Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; Small Song: Video Expose, published by The Jewish Theatre Stockholm, 2010; Memory Fields, published by Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2007; Lee Yanor: Artist Book, edited by Anders Wester and published by The Jewish Theatre Stockholm, 2011.



2018 And Now, Zemack Gallery, Tel Aviv
2018 And Now, Video, Performance, Cinema, One time
event at Varda Hall, Suzanne Dellal Center
2016 This Side of Paradise, LOOP Fair, Barcelona
2015 Rooms, Zemack Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Come Dance With Me, Zemack Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2010 Artist Book: Lee Yanor, published by the Jewish Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden
2010 Small Songs, The Jewish Theater, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 Cloud 9, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2007 Memory Fields, Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2004 Forget Me Not, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2000 Works, Ramat Gan Museum of Art, Ramat Gan, Israel
1999 Nanti-Dulou, C.C.F. Bandung, Indonesia
1997 Five Passages in the Shadow, exhibition and stage-set for choreographer Paco Decina, Blanc-Mesnil, France
1994 Images de Danse, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
1994 The Ships Sail On, outdoor-installation, Bastille Theatre, Paris, France
1994 Carousel, Bait HaOmanim, Jerusalem, Israel
1994 Longings, Limbus Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1994 For Arthur Rimbaud, La Villette, Paris, France


2017 Fucking Beautiful, Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris, France
2017 Dance With Me, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
2016 40, 30, 20, Zemack Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2014 Quarantine, Sound and Video Exhibition at the Hansen House, Jerusalem, Israel
2011 Ad-Dress: Thoughts on Garments, Jerusalem Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Israel
2011 Venice Memoire, Zemack Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2009 Jumping Frames, 798 Museum, Beijing, China
2007 Moods and Modes in Israeli Photography, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
2007 Videodanse, Centre Pompidou, Paris
, France
2007 H2O, Water Institute Givaataim, Israel
2005 Israeli Photographers Photographing Themselves Photographing, The University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2003 Video Dance, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
2003 Videodanse, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2002 Constantiner Award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2001 Aspirations, Ohio Arts Council`s Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, US
2001 Israeli Photography, Mane Catz Museum, Haifa, Israel
1996 Variations on Rites of Spring, Venice Biennale of Architecture, Venice, Italy
1994 S.K.I.T.E., Cultural Capital, Lisbon, Portugal
1994 Photography Month, Emulsion on Fabric, Arles, France
1991 International Salon of Photography: The Ships Sail On, Auch, France