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About Sivan

About Sivan

 

Sivan Farag.
was born in1969, in Petah Tikva, a second generation to a family of photographers. At the age of 14 he began taking photographs for local newspapers.‎ ‎Upon being drafted to the IDF, he served as a military photographer in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit and was among those who established the unit's digital archive.‎ ‎After his discharge, he served as an editorial photographer for "HaOlam HaZeh" and was responsible for photography in the field of society and business.‎ ‎In the year 1992 he photographed during the Gulf War and created the "City at War" exhibition, which was presented in Israel and abroad.‎ ‎1993, he began to photograph for business companies, becoming a trailblazer in the field which he leads to this very day, in documenting the most important events in the country's business and the social world, and his photographs have been published in various media in Israel and worldwide.‎
‎In the year 1998, he participated in the "50th Anniversary of Israel" exhibition, presented in Israel and worldwide.‎
‎In the year 2000, he published a photo book about the Venice carnival, "Venetian Fantasy", following which he presented an exhibition on the subject.‎ ‎Sivan is a regular participant in the "Israeli Art" exhibition since the year 2007.‎ ‎Among the photoshoots he has conducted, he has accompanied presidents, kings and heads of states, such as President Clinton, in their visits in Israel as part of his work.‎ ‎He has photographed King Hussein in his palace.‎ ‎The Peres Center for Peace's president's conference.‎ ‎And additional significant and historical events in Israel.‎
‎As a second generation to a family of photographers, Sivan sees a great deal of importance in bestowing the knowledge and history of photography to the new generation, combining the world of traditional analog photography through archive photographs of the State of Israel, with the digital, sharing-based world of the present day.‎

Sivan Farag

 

‎List of Publications and Primary Works:‎

‎1987-1990 Photographer in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit
The 1990s The launches of American chains in Israel
1992 - "City at War" photography exhibition about the Gulf War
The exhibition has been presented throughout Israel, in New York
and in Oklahoma
1998 - A "50th Anniversary of Israel" photography exhibition which has been presented in the "Photokina" international photography trade fair in Germany, in Russia and in Israel
2000 - Published a photo book about the Venice carnival
The "Venetian Fantasy" exhibition has been presented at the Museum of Italian Judaism in Jerusalem and throughout Israel
2000 A participant in the Millennium Book of Professional Photographers

Since 2007 he has been a regular participant in the "Israeli Art" exhibition
2010 Participant in "the Project of the Country" by "Binyan Vediur" magazine
In recent years he has been running lectures and workshops for children telling the story of the history of photography in Israel, from the 1950s to the present day
Sivan Farag has been accompanying the most important events in the country for over 30 years, and his photographs are published in the local and international media

‎Among the major projects that he has photographed
1991 "Voyage of the Century" to the Soviet Union with President Herzog
1992 A documentation of the Gulf War
1994 A film about the Israeli models in Paris, "The Cinderellas"
1993 The "Keren Or" journey for bringing in new immigrants from Hungary and Russia to Israel
1995 Representative delegations of Israeli fashion for Fashion Week in Hungary, Russia, Cyprus and Turkey

1996-97 The Launch of mobile communication companies in Israel
The dedication of Highway 6, gas and telecommunications infrastructures in Israel
The establishing of Azrieli Towers and the new Central Bus Station in Tel Aviv
2000 the launch of Windows in Israel
2002 Peres Center Conference
2004 Dan Shilon in King Hussein's Palace
The entry of Israeli companies and the launch of trade facilities in former Eastern Europe
2005 Clinton in Israel
2009 President Peres' Conference
The dedication of the Carmel Tunnels

Projects55%

In Process60%

Completed80%

Undertaken50%

Coffee65%

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