Itzik Badash, born in 1977, is a self-taught artist and curator. His photography, video and installation works deal in the historical representations associated with the significant elements that formulate his identity generally, and specifically his identity as curator. Most prominent in his body of works is the investigation into family, Middle-Eastern character and the Jewish legacy evident in Muslim countries, whether they relate to rituals or texts and literary compositions. Badash’s art has been exhibited in a solo exhibition and various group exhibitions in Israel and France, and he has been granted with a range of awards and grants. Some of his most notable works include: “Diwani”, “Zalo”, and “Black Diamond”.