Myriam Thyes is a new media artist from Switzerland, living in Germany.
1986-92 Academy of Fine Arts, Dusseldorf, Prof. Nan Hoover. Since 1994, Thyes participates in exhibitions and festivals internationally. Since 1999: focuses on videoart, animation, photography and digital imagery. Best known works: participatory animation project Flag Metamorphoses; video installation Malta As Metaphor; video ASCENSION. Fundings by: City of Dusseldorf, Swiss Federal Office of Culture (2004, 2007), Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia (six times, 2004-2012), State of Luxembourg, State of Northrhein-Westfalia (Germany). AIR: Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (1990); Malta (2006); Glasgow, UK (2008); Macedonia (2010). Awards: Depict! Award 2005, Encounters Festival, Bristol, UK; MultiMedia Prize 2006, Avanca Festival, Portugal. Nominations: Marler Videokunst-Preis, Germany 2004; Screengrab New Media Art Award, Australia 2009. Publications: UmBildungen / ReVisions (2007); Glasgow Styles / Magnify Malta (2012), both Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg.