About

Biography
Anna Hayat and Slava Pirsky have been working together since 1999.
Anna was born in Russia in 1974 and immigrated to Israel in 1994.
Studied photography in the Hadassah Academy, Jerusalem (1997-2001).
Slava, russian-born in 1965, immigrated to Israel in 1991. Completed his art education in a number of Russian institutes.

Recent Exhibitions

2011 “Safe shore” City Gallery, Rishon-LeZion, Israel
2011 “Because our lives is…” Bet HaOmanut Gallery, Mevasseret Zion, Israel
2011 “Crust”, Jerusalem Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Israel   (solo)
2010 “Girl and Simple  Things”, Ellicott City, Maryland, USA  (solo)
2009/10 “People and Trees,” Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem, Israel  (solo)
2009 “Fetish,” Between Mango and Passion Fruit, Izostadia home gallery, Petah Tikva, Israel
2009 “Polaroid,” Design Gallery , Saint Petersburg, Russia
2009 Local Testimony, The Open Museum of Photography Tel–Hai, Israel
2008 Israeli Photojournalism, exhibition held each year along with the World Press Photo. Dizengof Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Awards
2008 First place in Portrait category, Local Testimony
2008 International Photography Association (IPA) Award
2003 Polaroid International Photography Award
1999 Award from the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption