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Shlomi Amiga

Artist member since 2019
Toronto, Ontario

I'm a documentary and street photographer based in Toronto. My inspiration and approach to photography are mainly derived from my interest in people and the human condition. My work is often process-driven yet documentary in execution and explores issues of identity and cultural nuances. When not focused on narrative-based projects, I love spending time outside photographing everyday life on the street.


Work


Inside the Studio


Q+A

Only thing you need when you leave the house

A key, so I can get back.

Favourite artist(s) right now

Troy Holden

Best season of the year in Toronto

Fall

During my breaks, I tend to ...

Push the gas pedal

Jays vs. Raptors

Raps

In a previous life I was (a) ...

Jerry Seinfeld meets Borat impersonator

Upcoming Exhibitions

Daegu, South Korea
Daegu Art Fair

Select Past Exhibitions
2019

Eastbound Brewing Co
Dumb Luck, Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

2019

OCADU, Toronto
Beyond Borders, Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

2019

Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
Love Actually

2019

OCADU, Toronto
GradEx

2019

Gallery 1313, Toronto
Winter Emerging Artists

2018

George Brown College, Toronto
50X50, Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

2017

Coldstream Gallery, Toronto
This City II, Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

2017

87 Wade Studios, Toronto
Salt & Pepper

2014

87 Wade Studios, Toronto
Surfing USA

2014

Gallery 402, Toronto
Group Show

2013

918 Bathurst, Toronto
Emerging Jewish Artist Fellowship

2012

Wolfond Centre, Toronto
Emerging Jewish Artist Fellowship

Accolades
2012

Photo Life Magazine
Best Emerging Photographer

Press
2019

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival
Selected photograph for main ad

2019

Street Photography Magazine
Featured Photographer Interview

2019

Urban Street Diving
Interview

2019

Eyeshot Magazine
Magazine Feature

2018

This Is Reportage
Interview

2013

Yediot Canada
Cover story

Residencies
2019

Gibraltar Point, Toronto Islands
Artist Residency Program, OCADU

Education
2019

OCAD University
Photography

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