Naomi Lev is a curator, artist, and critic who lives and works in New York and Tel Aviv. She specializes in collaborative art events that connect artists, curator, scholars, and architects from around the globe. In January 2013, she initiated and curated a conversation and a performative monologue with artist Jonathan Meese at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, hosted by the Bezalel Academy MFA program in Tel Aviv. In 2011, she initiated and artistically directed the arrival of Vito Acconci to Israel for a series of talks and panel discussions about art and architecture. Lev was also an Assistant Curator, locum for the Executive Curator, at MoBy-Museums of Bat Yam, a socially engaged institution, concentrating on research and development of future exhibitions and public programs. From 2008 to 2011, Lev managed Florentin 45 Contemporary Art space in Tel Aviv, curating and producing exhibitions that focused on Israeli contemporary art. She is a contributing writer for Artforum.com, writing regularly about Middle East art and artists such as Michael Rakowitz, DAAR, Yaffo 23, and Dana Levy. She has also written exhibition texts for Israeli artists Tamar Ettun, Dov Talpaz, and Dror Karta for their solo gallery shows in Tel Aviv and in New York. She holds a BFA in Fine Art from the Bezalel Academy of Art & Design in Jerusalem, and an MFA in Art Criticism and Writing from the School of Visual Arts in NYC.
Ohad Meromi, Who Owns the World?, 2008, Installation View Harris Lieberman Gallery New York Naomi Lev and Ohad Meromi Thursday, December 5, 2013 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE New York-based artist Ohad Meromi will present his recent video Worker! Smoker! Actor! (2012), for its debut screening in […]read more »
Tamar Ettun, One Thing Leads to Another, Performa 11, 2011 Tamar Ettun: a nomadic body? Thursday, June 27, 2013 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 How does one start walking from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv once a month for two and a half years, and why? How is a […]read more »
Dana Levy, The Wake, 2011, video still Dana Levy: belonging/s Thursday, March 14, 2013 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 ICI is pleased to present the launch of Dana Levys new artists book World Order, which was produced for her 2012 solo show at The Center for Contemporary Arts […]read more »