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Born Israel 1990

Ilona Balaga is an Israeli artist currently living and working in Tel Aviv.
Balaga's work derives from everyday stimulations, be it politics, aesthetics or personal life experiences.

Through her practice she explores and questions common knowledge, by subverting and re-examining representations, ideas and symbols, using different media ranging from video, drawing, photography, installation and sculpture.

Founder and manager of Balcont - independent non-profit art space on 53 Yehuda Halevi Street, Tel-Aviv

Established: August 2018

 

 

 

Education

2013-2016 BAFA Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

2011-2012 Hamidrasha College of Art, Israel

 

Solo Exhibitions

2020   FORTHCOMING - Bar David Museum, Kibbutz Baram

2019  Eye Of The Storm - Balcont, Tel Aviv. Curator: Yair Barak.

2016 6047493 - Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

2015 Titulus - Linea De Costa, Cadiz

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019  The Refrigerator #3 , The Refrigerator, Tel Aviv

2018  Shop it! - Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa

2017  Life Live - Cuckoo's Nest, Tel Aviv

          Prime Time- Central Gallery, Tel Aviv

2016  Whatever Comes in Hand- Alliance House, Jerusalem

          Liminal States - Gallery On the Corner, London

          Breaking Borders - New River Studios, London

2015  Cells - The Old Police Station, London

          INFINITY - Brixton Railway Arches, London

2014  In Between - A side B side Gallery, London

          Slippers - Hoxton Basement , London

          In Between - TIL The invisible line Gallery, London

          Random Rules - La Culture, Tel Aviv

Residencies

07/2015 Linea De Costa, Cadiz

Press & Publications

2019  Harama Magazine- http://manofim.org/harama/watch-the-future/#.XRPe3G8zbOQ

2018  Portfolio Magazine - https://www.prtfl.co.il/archives/109553

Shop it! Haifa Museums, exhibition catalogue
2014  44 Degrees Magazine - https://issuu.com/44degrees/docs/44degrees5-2014/22