Dean Avisar is an Israeli photographer and visual artist based in Tel Aviv. He has been taking photographs since he was a child, and his work has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, and National Geographic.
Avisar's work focuses on the human experience, often exploring themes of identity, memory, and belonging. He has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and Europe to capture his unique vision of the world. His photographs have been exhibited in galleries around the world, including the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and the Jewish Museum in Berlin.
Avisar is also a passionate educator who teaches photography classes at various institutions in Israel. He is a frequent lecturer at universities and conferences around the world, sharing his knowledge and experience with aspiring photographers.
In addition to his photography career, Avisar is also an avid traveler who loves to explore new cultures and landscapes. He has visited over 50 countries on five continents, often documenting his travels through photography. His images have been featured in several books about travel photography.
Avisar's work has earned him numerous awards over the years, including a World Press Photo Award for his series on Syrian refugees in Turkey. He was also named one of PDN's 30 Emerging Photographers for 2017-2018.