Assaf Evron, born in 1977, lives and works in Chicago and Tel Aviv. Evron's photo based and sculptural works focus on the structures and forms of the overlooked, and reveal it as a visual state of simultaneous, excess and deficiency.
Evron points our gaze both at the way our immediate environment is constructed and at the basic faculties and the simulations of perception inherent to the visual mediums themselves, such as: perspective, color, objects and planes. The aesthetic logic embedded in them manifests itself as sensible rationality that on one hand appears as mute, almost autistic realism, and on the other hand unfolds into multiple layers of meaning.
Evron has exhibited internationally and has received various awards such as The The James Weinstein memorial fellowship at the The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Cohn Institute Grant (2009, 2010) and The Israeli Ministry of Culture and Education Prize for Young Artists (2010). His works can be found in a range of private and public collections, including those of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Haifa Museum of Art and the Petach Tikva Museum of Art.
Evron has earned his BA from the department of General History at the Tel Aviv University, and is currently finishing his MA studies at The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas at Tel Aviv University as well. His thesis dissertation deals with the philosophy of the visual and linear perspective.
Currently Evron peruses his MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Among his photographic commissioned works are the renewing of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Museum of Art - Dov Karmi Exhibition and Aircraft carrier the Israeli Pavilion at the 12th Venice Biennial for architecture. Among his future projects are the Bogota (Colombia) Biennial for photography 2013.