Biography

Yishay Garbasz is an interdisciplinary artist based in Berlin. Her work considers culturally specific inheritance of traumatic memory, rendering the unsightly and the invisible tenderly seen. She studied photography with Stephen Shore at Bard College between 2000 and 2004, and received the Thomas J Watson Fellowship in 2004/05. In 2010, she was awarded the Berlin Woman Filmmaker of the Year award for her project Becoming. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including: Tokyo, Seoul, New York, Miami, Boston, Busan, Paris and London, and she is featured in the Phaidon publication, Great Women Artists (2019). She is a recipient of the 2021 Kunstfonds Arbeitsstipendium.