Miri Chais

Member Since November 6, 2010

Miri Chais is a new media artist living and working in Los Angeles, California. Chais studied at the Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College in Kfar Saba, Israel. Her works straddle the ever-shifting borders of art, design, science, and technology, employing advanced materials and dynamic elements of sound, light, and video. Recent solo exhibitions include: Reflection/Extension, Satoshi Koyama Gallery, Tokyo (2013); In Horror in Longing, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa (2012); No Wonder, Hangar 2 at the Port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv (2012); and Paradise, Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod (2012). Chais’s works can be found in private collections in Israel, Europe, and the United States.


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Solo Exhibitions

2013 Reflection/Extension, Satoshi Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012 In Horror and Longing, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
2012 No Wonder, Hangar 2 at Port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011-2012 Paradise, Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel
2011 Beyond the Real, Dwek Gallery, Mishkenot Shaananim Cultural Center, Jerusalem, Israel
2010 Colossus, Shay Arie Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2009 Viral Propogations, DLD Conference, HVB Forum, Munich, Germany
2003 Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Fairest of Them All, Seemann Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
2002 Reflecting Walls, Hi-Tech Management School (HTMS) Gallery, Tel Aviv University, Israel


Group Exhibitions

2013 12 x 12 x 12, Keystone Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2011 Meeting Point, Alfred gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Code: Mosaic, Hatzouk gallery, Natania, Israel,
2011 Venice Mémoire, Zemack Contemporary Art gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Summer Exhibition, The Heder gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Videocracy: Open Video Screening, The Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Tel Aviv,
2011 Magna Carta-Art/Paper travelling exhibition, Cain Schulte gallery, Berlin, Germany
2010 Magna Carta-Art/Paper travelling exhibition, Cain Schulte gallery, San Francisco, USA
2009 CONmunication, Nhow Hotel, Milan, Italy
2003 OverCraft, University of Haifa, Israel
2002 The Boundaries of Sculpture, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in collaboration with Open Museum, Tefen, Open Museum, Omer, Israel
2001 Graduate Show, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Kfar Saba, Israel


Institutional Commissions

2012 “Black Bird”, Multimedia installation commissioned in conjunction with Yohji Yamamoto exhibition, Design museum Holon, Israel
2012- 2013 "Meeting point", Multimedia installation commissioned for Tzazim exhibition, The Israel Children Museum, Holon, Israel
2012 "Augmented", Large-scale multimedia installation commissioned for Secret Artist exhibition, Beit Mani, Tel Aviv, Israel


Art Fairs

2012 Fresh Paint, Florentin Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011 Fresh Paint, Florentin gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2010 Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent, Paris


Education

2001 Graduate of Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Kfar Saba, Israel