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Boaz Zippor (born 1972) is an Israeli artist, photographer, poet, and author, based in Thailand.[1][2][3] He is the author of three books on poetry. His artwork has been exhibited in Thailand, Hong Kong, China, United States, Israel, Spain, and Italy.[4][5][6][7] He is a native of Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Professional background

Boaz Zippor was educated at Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Italy, where he majored in Industrial Design and Visual Communications, earning a degree in 1997.

Following his graduation, he founded two multimedia and design companies, entitled Anything.it in Italy and KOTO-FOIRD in Israel.[4][8]

He eventually developed his own career as an artist, photographer, and poet, which began with several exhibitions of mixed media and large-scale prints,[3] debuting in a 2001 exhibition at Via Malaga Art Center in Milan.[4]

Zippor moved to Bangkok, Thailand in 2003,[9] where he initially worked as art director and creative director for AMA Design, HYM Design, and California Wow Experience.[7] As of 2011[update], Zippor has held 14 exhibitions of mixed media, multimedia projections, and photography, which garnered media attention.[4][9]

Philanthropy

Zippor began his involvement in charity work with various organizations, including Latet in Israel. He has supported several projects in Thailand, including Camillian Hospital, Rotary Club Bangkok South, Baan Unrak, Baan Prakart, Newsmakers Clutter Sale, and Bangkok Opera Education Fund, most of which are projects in the field of education for underprivileged children.[10][11][12]

Published works

  • Anthology, (three volumes), Boaz Zippor Creative Co. ltd., October 18, 2011 ISBN 978-1-257-76749-6
  • Waiting, Boaz Zippor Creative Co. Ltd., September 30, 2011 ISBN 978-1-257-56077-6
  • Visual Poetry, (two volumes), Boaz Zippor Creative Co. Ltd (Standard Copyright License), March 31, 2010.

References

  1. ^ "Artist portfolio". Contemporary Photo Art. January 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Laboheme". TTO Magazine. January 2, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Feature". Bangkok Business News. September 19, 2009. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Dancing for an Identity". Kaleidoscope Tokyo Magazine. April 1, 2009. 
  5. ^ "WORLD ART EXPO 09 BREA CALIFORNIA JUNE 7–14, 2009 on Artabase". Artabase.net. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  6. ^ "Photography – Bangkok 2011 – Exhibitions". Boaz Zippor. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  7. ^ a b "Boaz Zippor Creative Co. Ltd. 2009 – Magazines & Newsclips". Boazzippor.net. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  8. ^ "Industrial". Boazzippor.net. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  9. ^ a b "Art For Books". Bangkok Post Newspaper. August 12, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Beneath the Surface". Bangkok Post Outlook. September 29, 2008. 
  11. ^ "BOKA GALLERY". Bangkok Post Outlook. April 23, 2009. 
  12. ^ "Danca Butoh 50 Ans". Danca Brazil Magazine. February 2, 2010.