Born in Israel, 1979. Achia Anzi did his MFA & BFA in Sculpture from the University of Rajasthan, in 2004- 2010, Diploma and BA in Urdu Honors, from The National Council for Promotion of the Urdu, in 2008. He also obtained MA in History of Art from the National Museum Institute, New Delhi, 2011 and has been living in India for the last 13 years.
Selected shows include “Nimrod’s Descendants”, curated by Gideon Ofrat, Artist House, Jerusalem, Israel, 2011. “Peaceful be your return O lovely bird, from warm lands back to my window”, Threshold Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2012; “Land of Nod”, Threshold Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2014; “Silent call of the earth”, Outset India and Threshold Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2015; “Aleph and other stories”, Instituto Cervantes (New Delhi) and Threshold Art Gallery (New Delhi), 2016; solo project at India Art Fair represented by Threshold Art Gallery, 2013, 2014 and 2016; Yinchuan Biennale at Yinchuan China, 2016; Jerusalem Biennale at Jerusalem in 2017.
His solo show, "In every wadi build yourself a home," opened at Afula Municipal Art Gallery (Israel), in January 2019, and Subtle Silence, featuring his recent works was on display at P 8 Contemporary Art Gallery in Tel-Aviv, Israel. The show was curated by Avshalom Suliman and it ran from November 2018 to December 2018.
Anzi’s work was featured at the India Art Fair, February 2019, as part of the Threshold Art Gallery curated booth, titled The Mythographer’s Log Book. Anzi’s sculptures were featured as part of the second curation at the Jaipur Sculpture Park, Nahargarh fort on view till Feb ’19.
His translations from Urdu and Hindi were printed in several Hebrew newspaper and journals. Forthcoming by Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House: selected short stories by Saadat Hasan Manto translated to Hebrew. The artist is an assistant professor at O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat.