Ronen Zien is a visual artist and photographer. Born in the Galilee in 1990, he lives and works in Jerusalem. Zien graduated from the photography department at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in 2018. He uses various media in his art practice such as photography, video and installation.
In his photographic practice he uses both analog and digital photography, in addition to different classical photography techniques such as salt prints and cyanotype. The landscape is a main medium in his practice to explore the relationship between humans and nature. Zien works towards exposing political tension and explores land as a cultural value, and as a commodity. He questions the medium of photography and it’s documentary aspects.