Ziv, a co-founder of the Activestills collective, has been documenting social and political issues in Israel and in the Palestinian territories since 2005. Since 2011, he has been working as a staff photographer of +972 Magazine and freelance for international media outlets.
His work has been published on New York Times Lens Blog, Al Jazeera, Vice, Tablet Magazine, Electronic Intifada, among others.
Ziv's work was exhibited in the Tate Britain, MACBA, Tel Avi art Museum, Haifa art Museum, Eretz Israel Museum. He was a jury member at the 5th International Activist Award issued by the PhotoPhilanthropy (USA) in 2014. He holds an MA in Research/ Forensic Architecture from Goldsmith College, University of London.