Name
Nir Evron
Country
Il
Info
Nir Evron was born in 1974 in Herzeliya, Israel and is based in Tel Aviv. He completed a BFA degree in photography at Bezalel Academy of Arts, Jerusalem in 2001 and an MFA degree in media art at the Slade School of Art, London in 2005. He has exhibited extensively in Israel and abroad in museums, festivals, biennales and galleries. Among those: Tel Aviv museum (2016); LA><ART, Los Angeles (2014); New Museum, New York (2014); the 19th Biennial of Sydney (2014); the Israel Museum (2014); the ICP triennial, New York (2013); the 6th Berlin Biennale (2010); MARCO Vigo, The Center for Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv (2014, 2011); 25 FPS, Zagreb, the Rotterdam International Film Festival (2012), Rotterdam; PhotoEspana, Madrid. He was awarded the Miron Sima Visual Arts Award (2015), The Ostrovsky Family Fund Award at the (2011), the Israel’s Minister of Culture ‘Art Encouragement’ Award (2011), the Sam Givon Award from the Tel Aviv Museum (2008), Israel’s Minister of Culture award for a young artist (2007). Nir Evron's work explores historical memory, constructed representation and the link to space through processes of revelation and abstraction. Often politically charged, Evron pushes the boundaries of film, video and photography; stepping away from direct representation, he conceives new interpretations of time and space.