Inbal Abergil is a visual artist and an educator, originally from Jerusalem. Her photographs investigate the aesthetic and societal norms through conceptions of time, memory and place, specifically in cultures where loss is a substantial part of daily life. Her work addresses the lived experience of conflict and trauma.
She holds an M.F.A. in Visual Art from Columbia University (2011), and received a B.F.A. with honors from the Midrasha School of Art (2007). Her work has been exhibited internationally in museum and gallery exhibitions. She has had solo shows at Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery New York City, Tova Osman Gallery, Tel-Aviv and Kibbutz Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv. Abergil has recently shown at Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Jeonju Photo Festival, South Korea, Shulamit Gallery Venice-California, Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery New York City among others.
Abergil is the recipient of numerous awards including the Rabenovich Prize from Tel Aviv's Department of Art & Culture (2004),The America-Israel Cultural Foundation Foundation (2002) and the Artis Grant Program(2012). Her series Nothing Left Here But The Hurt has been nominated for the prestigious Prix Pictet Photography Prize (2012). In 2015, Abergil’s recent project was selected for fiscal sponsorship with Artspire, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). She was selected as a 2013 FlaxArt International Artist in Residence, Northern Ireland and an artist in residence at Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York (2015), where she also had her solo exhibition (2016). She is the recipient of the prestigious Pollock-Krasner Grant for 2017 and her first monograph, N.O.K-Next Of Kin, has been published by Daylight in Fall 2017. In addition to her studio practice, Abergil is an Assistant professor of Photography at Pace University.