In a fascinating and intelligent book Ronit Shany presents a selection of photographs carried out over three decades. These works center on her look on the reality of her close environment, and on her ability to tell through it a personal and intimate story. Shany packs together without any hierarchy photographs from different periods and different styles, in order to join them together and allow the viewer his own interpretation and world view.
Ronit Shany was born in Haifa in 1950. She studied photography in The London College of Printing and has her MFA from the Pratt Institute in New York. She teaches photography in the College of Art in Beit-Berl, and in the Communication Department of the Tel Aviv University. She has also worked in news and theatre photography. Ronit Shany has written on photographers and photography in newspapers and magazines.