Gaston Zvi Ickowicz

Gaston Zvi Ickowicz
Gaston Zvi Ickowicz (b. 1974, Buenos Aires, immigrated to Israel in 1980) is a Visual Artist working with Video and Photography. In his work Ickowicz explores the interaction between people and places in a charged socio-political context. Ickowicz graduated with honors Photography Studies at Musrara School of Photography (2000), and Advanced Studies in Art and Photography in the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design (2009). He exhibited widely both solo and group shows including in CCA- The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (2016); Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv (2015); Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2011); the MACRO, Rome (2013); the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2013); GRID 2012 - International Photography Biennale, Amsterdam (2012); Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York; The Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam (2008); and more. Ickowicz has received numerous awards and prizes, including the Gerard Levi Young Photographer's Prize from the Israel Museum (2008) and the Young Artist Award from the Israeli Ministry of Culture (2010). He currently lives and works in Tel Aviv.

Selected Work

Planting #9, 2016, Archival pigment prints, 43.5x53 cm

Planting #1, 2013, Archival pigment prints, 43.5x53 cm

Embroidery Patterns,2016, Archival pigment print, 87x112 cm
The Citadel – Tower of David

Embroidery Patterns, 2016, Archival pigment print, 87x112 cm
The Dome of the Rock

Untitled (Jerusalem), 2011, digital pigment print, 32x40 cm

Hajj, 2013, digital pigment print, 71x104 cm

Untitled (Explosion), 2011, digital pigment print, 100x140 cm

Road 443 (Checkpoint), 2009, digital pigment print, 98x120 cm

Untitled (Cave), 2010, digital pigment print, 150x187 cm

Beit She'arim (Exit), 2010, digital pigment print, 150x185 cm

Untitled (Bird), 2008, digital pigment print, 42x63 cm

Sukkah, 2016 Still from single-channel HD video, 2 min 16 sec, looped