Tamar is a Tel-Aviv based visual storyteller, documentray photographer and photovoice practitioner.

Studied Photojournalism and Reportage in EFTI-International Center to Photography in Madrid, she is a member of Native Agency for visual storytellers. 

B.A in honors in Sociology and Anthropology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and M.A in Local Development from Padova University (Italy).  Her M.A thesis dissertation examine the photovoice methodology as a narrative and visual tool for community development.

She is the Arts and Communication Director of  “People of the Streets” Over the past 5 years her work focused on gender issues; femininity and women’s rights, peace building and faith and religion.

Passionate about visual storylling as a means to voice silenced social issues and fringed cultural phenomena.  Fluent in Hebrew and English, proficient in French and Spanish, basic in Italian.




EXPERIENCE:



Exhibitions:
2020, The Other Hundred Healers Photo Exhibition ,Hong Kong Baptist University, Department of Journalism  
2020, 'Mazal Tov',Museum of Anthropology Madrid
2018, Winning photos from marathon, International Photography Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel
2018, Nem Bilong Mi: Papua New Guinea, Y Gallery cafe, Jerusalem.
2016, Invisible People of Paris, SciencesPo, Paris.  
2016, Wigs, Department of Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prizes:
2021, Winner, International Photography Marathon by PHOTO IS:RAEL
2020, Winner ‘Don’t Tell Me How to be a Woman’ competition, Goethe Institute
2020,'Protests in Israel', The Other Hundred Online Gallery
2019, IED Scholarship for Master’s in Photography, Madrid
2018, First prize, PHOTO IS:RAEL Street Photography Marathon, Tel Aviv, Israel

Publications and Features:
2021, “WE OWE OUR SUCCESS TO THE GAY COMMUNITY”: CHUECA’S RESTAURANTE EL BIERZO TURNS 50 THIS YEAR, ‘Madrid No Frills’ Magazine 
2020, EL ALAMÍN: THE UTOPIAN GHOST TOWN ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF MADRID, ‘Madrid no Frills’ Magazine
2020, Manifestations against gendered violence, ‘Davar’ newspaper
2019, Photography blog,Haaretz’ newspaper
2019, My Ambassador of Peace, Yala Press
2019,Is Photography Dead?,Positive’ Magazine
2019,Warrior,Positive’ Magazine
2019,The Story Hunter,’ Positive’ Magazine

Talks:
2020, Interview with Radio Sefarad, “Giving visibility to the homeless”  (in Spanish)
2020, Workshop to Photo IS:RAEL, “Photovoice in Israel and in the world” (in Hebrew)