Winner of the 2015 Miron Sima Prize for the Visual Arts « The Jerusalem Artists House – בית האמנים בירושלים


Nir Evron

Winner of the 2015 Miron Sima Prize for the Visual Arts

Curator: Dr. Nissan Perez

Opening: Saturday, 28 February 2015

Closing: Saturday, 2 May 2015

Gallery talk: Saturday, 18 April 2015 12:00



  • Born in Herzeliya, Israel
    Lives and works in Tel Aviv

    2007 Teaches at the photography department, Bezalel- Academy for Art and Design, Jerusalem
    2005 MFA Fine Art Media Department, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London
    2001 BFA Photography and Media Department, Bezalel- Academy for Art and Design, Jerusalem
    1999 Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux-Arts, Paris (Atelier Jean-Marc Bustamante)

    Solo Exhibitions
    2014 Endurance, LAXART, Los Angeles
    Rehearsing the Spectacle of Specters (with Omer Krieger), Kibbutz Be'eri Gallery
    2013 Schemen – Narration und Videokunst. E-WERK, Freiburg (DE)
    2012 Thread (with Danny Yahav-Brown), Oranim College of Education Gallery, Tivon
    2011 Here-After, The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
    2008 Generator, The Artists' Studios Gallery, Tel Aviv
    2007 Serpentine, The Artists' Studios Gallery, Tel Aviv
    2006 One Forest 2006, Herzeliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzeliya, Israel
    2002 Schwartz, The Photographers Gallery, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem

    Selected Group Exhibitions and Screenings
    2014 19th Biennale of Sydney "The Long Program", Carriageworks, Sydney
    Journeys, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    2013 1st Beijing Photo Biennial: Aura and Post Aura, Beijing
    The Compromised Land: Recent Photography and Video from Israel, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York

    Yebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions, Tokyo, Japan
    2012 Home Moves #2 - 21er Haus - Museum of Modern Art, Vienna, Austria
    Re: Visiting Rockefeller, Rockefeller Archaeological Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
    2011 The Second Strike, The 3rd Herzliya Biennale for Art, Israel
    Making Room: Contemporary Israeli Photography, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
    The Experimental and Video-Art Competition. The Jerusalem Film Festival, Israel
    2010 The 6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Germany
    Overview - Israeli Video 2000-2010. Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
    2009 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid. Paris, France
    Our Time, Small Box 28, Centro Hospilatar Psiquiatrico de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
    2008 Pulse Miami Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, USA
    Untamed Paradises, MARCO Vigo & CAAC Sevilla, Spain
    2007 Passage, Video Art screening at the Artists’ Studios Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
    2006 We Are So Much Better Than This, Studio 27, San Francisco, USA
    Black-Implication Flooding, Colony Gallery, Birmingham, U.K
    2004 SNAP! Diorama Gallery, London, U.K
    2003 Artik 5, Ramat Gan Museum of Art, Israel
    2002 Florocent 5, Florocent Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

    Awards
    2012 The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Israel
    2011 Israel’s Minister of Culture ‘Art Encouragement’ Award
    The Ostrovsky Fund Award for Experimental Film and Video-Art
    2010 Video-Art Fund, Center For Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
    2008 The Tel Aviv Museum ʻShmuel Givonʼ Prize for Young Artis
    Video Art Fund, Center For Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
    2007 Israel's Minister Of Culture Prize for Young Artist
    2005 Project Award, Slade School of Fine Art, London
    2003 America Israel Cultural Foundation Award for Young Artist

  • This exhibition is accompanied by aCatalogue