Zac Hacmon (b. 1981) is a New York-based artist born in Holon, Israel. Hacmon is a sculptor and installation artist who explores socio-political conflicts through architecture. Hacmon investigating the use of architecture as a tool for division or as a measure to generate identity. With acts of construction and deconstruction, Hacmon creates objects and fictional environments that allows him to question social conventions and to form a new type of architecture, a non-declared one, with a call for use and yet no clear function.
His exhibitions include Beyond the Pale, The Border Project space, New York (solo), Memory Palace, Spring/Break Art show, New York (two-person show) 2020, King of the Hill, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York (group), UNBORN, mh PROJECT nyc, New York (solo) 2019, Code vs. Code, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel (group), Empathy, Smack Mellon, New York (group) (2018) Publications include ARTFUSE, Interview with Artist Zac Hacmon, Eva Mayhabal Davis, March 16, 2020. Arcade Project, Zac Hacmon at The Border, Roman Kalinovski, March 4, 2020. 100 Sculptors of Tomorrow, Thames & Hudson, Kurt Beers, September 3, 2019
Hacmon has received the Santo Foundation Individual Artist Award 2019 and the Cafe Royal Cultural Foundation Visual Project Exhibition Grant 2019 and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant. His previous residencies include LMCC Workspace Residency (2018-2019), Salem Art Works Residency Fellowship Program, Salem, New York (2017), International Artist-in-Residence Program at MeetFactory Studio, Prague, Czech Republic (2015), MMCA International Artists Residency Program at National Art Studio, Changdong, Seoul, South Korea (2014). Hacmon received an MFA from Hunter College and a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design (Israel).