Loli Kantor is an Israeli/American  fine art and a documentary photographer whose work centers in culture and community. 

Photo by Tanya Chernova, 2011

Photo by Tanya Chernova, 2011

In 2004 Kantor began exploring the subject of Jewish presence and absence in Eastern Europe, both from a personal as well as a universal perspective, focusing mainly on Jewish life in Poland and Ukraine. Conceived as a short-term project, the work has evolved into nearly a decade of a photographic exploration.

Kantor's additional photographic essays trace the creative processes of  the performing and visual arts. These include a long-term photographic works on the Hip Pocket Theatrea theater rooted in the heart of Texas, based in Fort Worth;  A project documenting North Texas artists, as well as the Bruce Wood Dance Company ( now known as Bruce Wood dance Project ), and freelance work with several arts organizations.


Kantor’s work has been exhibited in the United States and internationally and her work has garnered numerous awards. Her photographs are included in the collections of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Lviv National Museum in Ukraine, Drohobych Palace of Art in Ukraine, the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, Lishui Museum of Photography in China and The Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado, as well as numerous private collections in the United States and abroad.

Kantor was Born in Paris, France, and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel.  She immigrated to the United States in 1984 and has since lived in Fort Worth, Texas. 

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Fort Worth Weekly Beyond the Forest Book Review by Edward Brown June 10, 2015

Fort Worth Weekly
Beyond the Forest Book Review
by Edward Brown
June 10, 2015

Jewish Outlook Austin Texas Photographer Documents Personal Journey Exploring Jewish Culture in Europe By Rebecca S. Cohen February 1,  2015




Jewish Outlook Austin
Texas Photographer Documents Personal Journey Exploring Jewish Culture in Europe
By Rebecca S. Cohen
February 1,  2015

The 2015 Annual Lorry I. Lokey Lecture  Portland State University April 28, 2015  

The 2015 Annual Lorry I. Lokey Lecture 
Portland State University
April 28, 2015
 

Buffalo Almanack March 15, 2015 Interview & Photographs from her Recent Book

Buffalo Almanack
March 15, 2015
Interview & Photographs from her Recent Book

Art and Seek Christopher Blay October 30, 2013

Art and Seek
Christopher Blay
October 30, 2013

FotoFest Houston, 2010 Ron Howard for the Jewish Harold Voice

FotoFest Houston, 2010
Ron Howard for the Jewish Harold Voice

Lenswork No.87 March - April 2010

Lenswork
No.87 March - April 2010

The New Yorker Loli Kantor's "Beyond the Forest" by Genevieve Fussell February 19, 2015

The New Yorker
Loli Kantor's "Beyond the Forest"
by Genevieve Fussell
February 19, 2015

Lens Scratch Loli Kantor: Beyond the Forest by Aline Smithson January 3, 2015

Lens Scratch
Loli Kantor: Beyond the Forest
by Aline Smithson
January 3, 2015

Hadassah Magazine Beyond the Forest by Zelda Shluker February/March 2015

Hadassah Magazine
Beyond the Forest
by Zelda Shluker
February/March 2015

daylightbooks.org by Kirsten Rian August 15, 2012

daylightbooks.org
by Kirsten Rian
August 15, 2012

Aether magazine Amanda Gorence October, 2011

Aether magazine
Amanda Gorence
October, 2011

Spacetaker FreshArts Houston,TexasJanuary 5, 2011  

Spacetaker
FreshArts
Houston,TexasJanuary 5, 2011
 

Elizabeth Avendon Loli Kantor: Photolucida + Eastern Europe May 20, 2015

Elizabeth Avendon
Loli Kantor: Photolucida + Eastern Europe
May 20, 2015

University of Texas Press Beyond the Forest Q&A with Loli Kantor December 16, 2014  

University of Texas Press
Beyond the Forest Q&A with Loli Kantor
December 16, 2014
 

FOTOTAZO The Image May 3rd, 2012

FOTOTAZO
The Image
May 3rd, 2012

Photo Eye magazine book review by Richard Gordon August 29, 2011

Photo Eye magazine book
review by Richard Gordon
August 29, 2011

Lishui Festival Catalog November, 2011

Lishui Festival Catalog
November, 2011

Critical Mass, top 50 PhotoLucida April 2010

Critical Mass, top 50
PhotoLucida
April 2010

www.acurator.com October, 2011  

www.acurator.com
October, 2011
 

The Dallas Morning News Photography Blog by Guy Reynold February 15, 2015

The Dallas Morning News
Photography Blog

by Guy Reynold
February 15, 2015

Art and Seek Documenting Jewish Life in Eastern Europe by Anne Bothwell January 9, 2015

Art and Seek
Documenting Jewish Life in Eastern Europe
by Anne Bothwell
January 9, 2015

Vasa Project Journal on Images and Culture January, 2014

Vasa Project
Journal on Images and Culture
January, 2014

Underexposed Blog by Susan Burnstine October 3, 2011

Underexposed
Blog by Susan Burnstine
October 3, 2011

Polish Publication on Alternative Photography January 3, 2011  

Polish Publication on Alternative Photography
January 3, 2011
 

PDN photo of the day June 17, 2011

PDN photo of the day
June 17, 2011

VISUALSEEN Extending Art Online Spring 2010 FotoFest, Houston, Texas

VISUALSEEN
Extending Art Online
Spring 2010 FotoFest,
Houston, Texas

Fort Worth Star Telegram Julie Thibodeaux 2006  

Fort Worth Star Telegram
Julie Thibodeaux
2006