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Local Testimony 2022

Photo: Corinna Kern, Reuters 

Local Testimony 2022

The Local Testimony 2022 exhibition and World Press Photo 2022 will be open to the public from December 22nd 2022 until February 11 2023 at Muza – Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv. 


Local Testimony works towards the creation of a central cultural platform for photojournalism and contemporary documentation. The photographers in the exhibition present their unique perspective on the year’s significant events and the individual personal stories that will become historic icons.

Curator: Leah Abir

Following is the list of photographers whose works have been selected for inclusion in the Local Testimony 2022 exhibition by the jury and exhibition curator:


Guy Aloni | Eli Atias | Rona Bar and Ofek Avshalom | Rabia Basha | Oren Ben Hakoon | Adi Berckovich | Jonathan Bloom | Rina Castelnuovo | Yuval Chen | Shimi Cohen | Yuval Daniel | Eitan Elhadez Barak | Asaf Friedman | Ahmad Gharabli | Baruch Gian | Yair Gil | Eran Gissis | Chaim Goldberg | Shulamith Greenstein | Tal Heres | Badoor Jbara | Edward Kaprov | Corinna Kern | Quique Kierszenbaum | Jamal Kiwan | Ziv Koren | Chen Leopold | Maya Levin | Heidi Levine | Amir Levy | Cadya Levy | Tali Mayar | Oz Moalem | Dor Naim | Moran Nakar | Eti Namir | Dov Oron | Hadas Parush | Dor Pazuelo | Moshe Prager | Noam Revkin Fenton | Itai Ron | Ariel Schalit | Ruti Sela and Maayan Amir | Avishag Shaar-Yashuv | Shelly Shalev | Assaf Sharon | Guy Shmueli | Abir Sultan | Dafna Talmon | Avigail Uzi | Samira Wehbe | Kobi Wolf | Yehoshua Yosef | Oren Ziv | Dor Zlekha Levy | Ohad Zwigenberg

Visiting hours:

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday: 10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday, Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm

Friday: 10 am - 2 pm.

Saturday: 10 am - 8 pm

Tel: +972-3-6415244

Ticket price:
Adults: 52 NIS
Students: 35 NIS
People with disabilities: 26 NIS
Child under 18: Free

For further information, click here


Local Testimony Team, 2022

Dana Wohlfeiler-Lalkin, director

Leah Abir, curator Local Testimony 2022
Vardi Kahana, photographer and curator and Local Testimony board member
Ami Steinitz, curator and Local Testimony board member
Sandy Teperson, production manager
Anat Kleiman, graphic designer


Leah Abir, artistic director of the Arad Center of Contemporary Art, founder and joint editor of the magazine “Tohu”

Galia Gur Zeev, photographer and curator
Ilan Itzhayek, journalist and editor in the Yedioth Ahronot Group and head of the journalism track at Sapir College
Dr. Liat Lavi, researcher and head of the Masters degree program in visual communication at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
Maya Anner, curator and researcher in the field of photography
Dr. Rotem Rozental, CEO of the Los Angeles Center of Photography
Guy Raz, curator of photography, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
Dr. Orly Shevi, lecturer in the Department of Art History at Tel Aviv University and the Department of Visual Communication at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
Dr. Housni Alkhateeb Shehada, head of the Department of Plastic Arts at Levinsky College of Education and lecturer at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

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