Kobi Israel was born in 1970 in Tel-Aviv to parents of Moroccan and Egyptian origin. He began his exploration of photography in 1994. In 1996, he studied cinematography at the New York Film Academy. He then returned to Tel-Aviv for a five-year program in Cinematography and Still Photography at Camera Obscura, the school of visual arts in Tel-Aviv, graduating in 2001. Since 2002 he lives and works in London.
© Kobi Israel, Intimate Strangers, (series) 2003 – 2005
In Lingering Whispers from the 7th of May 2010