photo: Noa Ben Shalom
Yoav's work is multidisciplinary at its core, product design, scenography and set design, furniture and tableware design, sculpture and performance. Throughout his work he wishes to explore fabrication technologies and traditional craft alongside behavioral and tactile user needs.Yoav is a recent graduate of the M.A Design Products course in the Royal College of Art London (2010).He received his B.A in Industrial Design from of the Bezalel Academy for Arts and Design Jerusalem (2003) and was a member of the performance group "Zik" since 1995. He also taught at Shenkar College of Design, Bezalel Academy for Arts and Design and the School of Visual Theatre and just completed a residency at MIT Media Lab with fluid interface group.
Self-initiated and group projects were exhibited in: RCA show - Design Products London (2010) HotelRCA - Design Products, Milan(2010), Attention Span - Volker Diehl Gallery, Berlin (2010), Second Life - ‘Sevres' Gallery, Paris (2010), Enemy of The Good - ‘Sevres' Gallery, Paris (2009), Small Show Huge Talent - Sothbies, London (2009), Air, Air - Gallery Loupe, New Jersey (2008), Handle With Care - Designersblock, London (2007), Dream Makers - Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2007), Hand Made - Zik group, Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2006), Die Neuen Hebraer -, Zik group, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (2005), Design Art Design - the Third Biennale for Ceramics, Tel Aviv (2004), Material Culture: Craft Of Israel - Saint Louis