Event Spotlight: Miri Chais

Miri Chais is a new multi-disciplinary artist who specializes in video art, installations and illuminated sculptures. Chais graduated from the Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College in kfar Saba, Israel in 2001. And is currently living and working in Los Angeles. Chais’ art combines cutting edge technology and virtual imagery in a fascinating new inventive vision. She corporates images from Japanese manga, modern culture, to pop music and other popular expressions can be found, along with a eccentric modernist statue of the Colossus of Rhodes, which includes soundtrack, video, and tracking cameras straight from an Orwellian novel. Recent solo exhibitions include: In Horror in Longing, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa (2012); Tel Aviv (2012); and Paradise, Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod (2011): Colossus, Shay Arie Gallery, Tev Aviv, Israel. She has also appeared in several group exhibits, including the most recent No Wonder, Hangar 2 at Port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel and others. Chais’s work can be found in private collections in the United States, France, England, Israel and elsewhere.

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