Nira Pereg

Nira Pereg (born in 1969, Tel Aviv, Israel) spent the 1990s in New York, where she received her B.F.A from Cooper Union, New York City. On returning to Israel, she graduated from the Bezalel M.F.A. studio programme in Jerusalem, and has taught internationally ever since. Selected solo exhibitions: ART Basel 2015 – ISHMAEL; The Right to Clean, The Israeli Museum Anna Ticho House, Jerusalem (2015); Rights and Rites, The Rose Art Museum, Boston (2015); Abraham Abraham & Sarah Sarah, Prix Maratier – La Fondation pro Mahj Le Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme, Paris (2014); Aichi Triennale, Aichi (2013); All This Can Be Reconstructed Elsewhere, Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Tel Aviv (2013); Black Box, Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington (2011); Video of the Month at the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin (2010). Nira Pereg has participated in more than 100 group exhibitions all over the world, including the 9th Shanghai Biennale, the Architecture Biennale (Venice), 1st TransChina Video Festival (Beijing), 1st International Video-Art Biennale (Tel Aviv), MAF-4 Thailand New Media Festival (Bangkok), Video Festival (Annecy), 10th International Media-Art Biennale (Wroclaw), Loop Video-Art Fair (Barcelona), The Biennale for Young Artists (Rome). The works of Nira Pereg have also been exhibited in such exhibition spaces as Musée National d’art Moderne Centre Pompidou (Paris), the Israel Museum (Jerusalem), Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal in Canada, the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Malmö Art Museum, Horton Gallery (New York), Pacific Design Center (Los Angeles), Palais Thurn und Taxis (Bregenz) and many others. Her works are kept in the collections of the Centre Pompidou (Paris), Sammlung Goetz (Munich), The Israeli Museum (Jerusalem), The Tel Aviv Museum, The The Drake Art Foundation (Wassenaar), The Ostrovsky Family Fund, GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (Torino). Awards: Muriel & Philip Berman Foundation, Ministry of Culture and Sports Award for the Arts, The Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation Israeli Art Prize, Residences International Aux Recollets (Paris), Ministry of Culture and Sports Award for Encouraging Creativity. She lives and works in Israel.