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
2013-2016 BAFA Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
2011-2012 Hamidrasha College of Art, Israel
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
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