Yanai Segal



1977 Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lives and works in Tel Aviv


2005 - 2015 Founding member and co-curator of Barbur gallery in Jerusalem.

2009 – 2015 Teacher at the Fine Art Department at Avni School of Art and Design, Tel Aviv Israel.



2004 – BFA, Fine Art Department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

2003 – Exchange student at Cooper Union, New York, USA


Solo Exhibitions

2015        Walkway, Jerusalem Artists House. Curator: Sally Haftel Naveh

2013        Triad, Atelier Shemi, Cabri. Curator: Smadar Schindler

2012        Miracles and Wonders, Feinberg Projects, Tel Aviv

2006       LOVE MINUS ZERO, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem


Group Exhibitions

2012        Haifa Museum of Art – "Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem"

2011        Souvenirim – Tower of David Museum, curated by Michael Kesus-Gedalyovich

2011        "Liberte" – Group exhibition at Sommer Contemporary art gallery, Tel Aviv Israel. Curated by Avi Sabah.

2010        "Comfort Scapes" – Group exhibition at Art-Cube, Jerusalem Israel. curated by Tal Yahas.

2010        "Teivot Tehuda" – Group exhibition by Keshet Eylon foundation. Rubin House Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2010        "City-State" – Special project. exhibited at the entrance to the Israeli ministry of education Lev-Ram building in Jerusalem Israel.

2010        "No Soul For Sale" at Tate Modern, UK. Curated by Cecilia Alemani, Massimiliano Gionni and Maurizio Cattelan

2010        "Hateiva" - Group exhibition. Leumi Bank – Mani Building. Curated by Ido Bar-El.


2009        "Body and Shadow" – Group exhibition at the Mishkenot Shaananim Duek  Gallery. Curated by Irena Gordon.

2009        Adraba – Group exhibition of Barbur Group at Florentin45 Gallery.

2009        Subvision – Non-profit art festival at Hafen City in Hamburg, Germany.

2009        Supermarket – Non-profit Gallery art fair in Stockholm, Sweden.


2008        What Game Shall We Play Today?" - Group exhibition at TWS Shibuya, Tokyo.

2008        "Waking the Tiger" – Group exhibition at Florentin45 Gallery in Tel-Aviv.

2008        "Attitude" - Group exhibition at Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem Israel.


2007        "In Spring Before the War" - Group exhibition curated by Yonatan Amir in Jerusalem Israel.


2007        “Polygraph”, Jerusalem Drawing Biennale, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

2007        Marking Space" Group exhibition at Linda Gallery in Hamburg Germany.


2005        Opening Exhibition Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem Israel.


2004        BFA Senior Show, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem Israel



Scholarships and Awards

2004 – History and Theory department award for excellence, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design




2008 – Tokyo Wonder Site Aoyama, Creator in residence


As Curator


2005 – 2015        Curator at Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem

2012                    Re:Visiting Rockefeller, Contemporary Israeli Art at the Rockefeller Archaeological Museum, Jerusalem. Curated in collaboration with Sally Haftel Naveh

Associated Exhibitions

Modernism 2016
December 17, 2015 - February 7, 2016