Ilia Yefimovich documentary photographer and co-founder of "The Archive" Magazine.


2015: Curator choose , Local testimony, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

2014: Curator choose , Local testimony, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

2013: 7° International Arte Laguna Prize - Under25- 1st place Award , Venice, Italy.

2011: Photo of the Year , Local testimony, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

2011: Lead Award, Hamburg Germany. Photo of the year. “Auf crash kurs”

2011: POYI, (Picture of the Year International) Washington DC USA Spot News Award of Excellence. “Run down in Israel.”

2009: Local testimony, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Curators choice.


"Once upon a time there was a light, a light so bright that no one could see"

Selected solo exhibitions:

2016: “A-local”, Froots Gallery, Shanghai , China.

2016: “A - Local” , Tsekh Gallery,Kiev, Ukraine.

2016: “Once upon a time there was a light…” , Photo-Bibleoteka, Art-Play, Moscow, Russia.

2015:”Hard To Remember” Art-Villa Gallery. Toscana, Italy.

2015:” Reliance” Minshar Gallery. Tel-aviv , Israel.

2014:”Baked Land” Fab-Lab Gallery. Tel-aviv , Israel.

2014: “Searching Mode: Recreation “ Tel-Aviv Opera. Tel-aviv , Israel.

2014: “Once upon a time there was a light, light so bright that no one could see” - Agripas 12 Gallery - Jerusalem, Israel.

2013: ”Portraits in the Landscape” - MMOMA(Moscow Museum of Modern Art) as a part of a Photo Biennale, Moscow, Russia.

2012: “Searching Mode : Landscape #001”  Tavi Gallery - Tel-aviv, Israel.

2010: ”Thought observing Palestina”  Israeli Cultural Center, Moscow.

Selected group exhibitions:

2016: “A-local”, Shanghai Photo Fair, Shanghai , China.

2016: “Tabellae innocentium” International Photo Festival, Jaffa, Israel.

2016: “PhotoBook Melbourne”, Melbourne, Australia.

2015: “Untitled” Gallery, Barcelona, Catalan.

2015: Photo Art Fair, Port Gallery, Jaffa

2015: Tel-aviv Photo Fair 2015 - Exhibited “The Archive Magazine” 

2014: Laura Haber art gallery, Buenos Aires Argentina.

2014: Liquid borders group show “MECA” , Spain. 

2013: 10 year anniversary to Local Testimony , Tel-aviv, Israel

2013: Iaab Residency exhibition , Basel , Switzerland

2013: Liquid borders group show , Gdynia, Poland.

2013: Liquid borders group show , Romania. 

2013: Agripas 12 group summer show 

2013: 7° International Arte Laguna Prize - Under25 , Venice, Italy.

2013: Silver Camera Moscow, Russia.

2012: Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford, England .

2012: Foto8 Gallery - SummerShow, London.

2012:  III Moscow International Biennale For Young Art, Moscow.

2011: Graduation Exhibition at Minshar Gallery, Tel-aviv.

2011: Russian Center for Peace, Moscow.


2011:Minshar for art, Tel Aviv, Israel. 


Born in Moscow 1988

Currently living in Israel, with Israeli and Russian citizenship.

]Language skills: 

Hebrew, English, Russian.