Michal Halfman | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Michal Halfman

Michal Helfman (b. 1973) is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Tel Aviv.

Helfman;s works are based on a historical and actual research on personas and organizations who worked under political conditions of uncertainty and vulnerability.

The intertwining of facts and fiction creates the ground on which Helfman’s installations, video works and performances evolve.


Helfman has had solo-shows in, among others:  KW Berlin, The Felix Nussbaum Haus Osnabruck the Israel Museum and in Tel Aviv Museum of Art and Tel-Aviv CCA.

She has exhibited in international exhibitions including the 32nd Sao Paulo Biennial, the 50th Venice Biennial, as well as the Martin Gropius Bau Berlin, NBK Berlin, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Tale of a Tub Rotterdam among others.

 Helfman is a recipient of the Anselm Kiefer Award of the Wolf Foundation and 2009 ministry of culture award and for young artists and 2020 ministry of culture awardand for independent artists.

 Since 2003 she is a senior faculty member at the BFA and MFA programs of Bezalel.