Past Exhibition

Straight Lines are a Human Invention

Dafna Talmor

27 Sep – 26 Oct 2019

Download list of works

It is with pleasure that Sid Motion Gallery presents the first solo exhibition by Dafna Talmor at the gallery.

Exhibition Events:

- An artist walk through of the exhibition was hosted on Saturday 5th October 11am.

- Dafna Talmor was in conversation with Shoair Mavlian, Director of Photoworks on Saturday 26th October. Listen in full here:


Special Edition prints were produced in a folio designed by Hans Gremmen of Fw:Books. The Folio includes an essay by Duncan Wooldridge. There are two Special Edition prints to choose from, each an edition of 70 + 4 APs. All proceeds of the sale of the Special Editions go towards the production of Dafna Talmor’s monograph published by Fw:Books in 2020. Find more information here.


Artist Biography

Dafna Talmor is an artist and lecturer based in London. Her photographs are included in public collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Deutsche Bank and Hiscox. Her work is included in Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera and has been featured in publications such as FT Weekend Magazine, 1000 Words, Elephant Magazine, IMA, Camera Austria, ArtReview, BJP, Photomonitor and BLOW. Shortlisted for the BNL BNP Paribas Award 2019, MACK First Book Award and the Unseen Dummy Award in 2018 and the recipient of several Arts Council England Grants for the Arts Awards, the Breathing SPACE Bursary and Photofusion Select Bursary Award. Talmor’s recent solo shows include Constructed Landscapes at Photofusion (London) and TOBE Gallery (Budapest) and group exhibitions... on making in the National Museum Gdansk, Moving the Image at Camberwell Space, Unseen Amsterdam with LAPC in the CO-OP section, My London at Peckham 24 and Synthetic Landscapes, curated by Meadow Arts at Weston Park. Talmor is represented by Sid Motion Gallery in London and TOBE Gallery in Budapest. Her work was included in the recent group show Her Nature: Women Photographing Landscape at Flowers Gallery. Alongside her practice, Talmor teaches and runs workshops in different contexts that include schools, universities, galleries and museums. Constructed Landscapes is due to be published by Fw:Books in 2020.