when paintbrush meets photography
Born in 1964, grew up in the northern parts of Israel, surrounded by natural scenes. Professionally educated in Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem.
Shlomi Haggai’s work mislead the person contemplating it. At first glance, it looks ‘friendly’, communicative, easily accessible, and simple to understand. Further glances expose to the viewer the defense mechanisms, which make it difficult for him to decode the complexity and the mystery concealed under the skin of the paintings and the pictures.