Visual Arts

About Amira Ziyan

Ameera Zyian, born in 1977, lives and works in Yarka, Israel

Zyian is a MFA graduate from Haifa University. Her staged photos echo absence by revealing evidence from a scene that just took place.
The main objects of Zyian's Art are women from the Israeli Druze society, alongside social aspects such as identity and gender in the contemporary Druze culture.

Solo Exhibitions
2021 "To Know a Book", Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv. Curator: Shlomit Perry
2021 "A personal journey", Ministry of Finance, Jerusalem. Curator: Smadar Messing
2021 "Beyond the Body", Wilfrid Museum, Kibbutz Hazora. Curator: Shir Meller-Yamaguchi
2019 "The Illuminated Beauty", Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Curator: Leah Fish
2018 "Absence Parts", Art Gallery Ramot Menashe. Curator: Miri Werner and Yonit Kadosh
2018 "Crystal Palace" Umm El Fahem Gallery, Umm El Fahem, Israel. Curator: Gilad Ofir
2016. “On Bare Concrete”, Cabri Gallery, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel. Curator: Avshalom Levi
2015. “To Know a Book”, The Man in the Galilee Museum, Kibbutz Ginosar, Israel. Curator: Nava Shoshani
2013. “The Fragments of the Image”, Sudfa Gallery, Nazareth, Israel. Curator: Manar Zoabi
2012. “New Photographs”, Cabri Gallery, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel. Curator: Sharon Poliakine

Dual Exhibitions
2021 "Hidden", Amira Ziyan and Kobi Sibony, Cabri Gallery, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel, curator: Avshalom Suliman
2017 “Houna ve Hounak”, Amira Ziyan and Rami Tareef, Cabri Gallery, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel, curator: Anat Gatenio

Selected Group Exhibitions
2022. "Through the mirror", Wilfrid Israel Museum, Kibbutz Hazora, curator: Shir Meller-Yamaguchi
2022 "Glorification", Lotan Gallery, Jaffa Tel Aviv, curator: Orly Davir
2022 "Ras Al Khaima art festival 2022- central exhibition Longing, be- longing, Dubai, curator: Sharon Toval
2022 "Ne/Aga, Museum on the Seam, curator: Alon Razgour
2021 "On Life and death", International Photography Festival Tell Aviv, curator: Yaara Raz Haklai
2021 "Capsule",Supreme Court of Israel, Jerrusalem, curator: Dr. Orna Yair
2021 "Breathing", Mishkenot Sh`ananim, jerrusalem, curator: Ronit Reik
2021 The Fourth Mediterranean Biennale, Haifa, curator: Blue-Simeon Feinero and Avital Bar-Shai
2021 International Women's Day Exhibition - Office of the President of the State of Israel
2021 "Interrupted Connections" The White Gallery, Kibbutz Hatzor Ashdod, Curator: Tamar Berner
2020 "My Body is a Monument",The African Studies Gallery, curator: Idit Toledano
2020 "The Moon Reflection on the Asphalt, Studio of Her Own, Jerrusalem, curator: Natalie Peselev Stern.
2020 "Trespassing", The Museum for Islamic Art, Jerusalem, curator: Dr' Sigal Brkay
2020 "Holiday Dinner", The Beit Henkin Art Gallery in Kfar Yehoshua, curator: Neta Haber
2019 Winners Exhibition" The Ashdod Museum of Art, curator: Yuval Bitton, Roni Cohen-Binyamini and Dafna Gazit

Awards and Grants
2022 Oscar Handler Award from Kibbutz Lohamei HaGetaot
2020 The The Pais Culture Council’s Grant for the solo exhibition “at Wilfrid Israel Museum, Kibbutz Hazora
2020 Spectial commendation of 2020 "Beki Prize" from the Assoication for women's Art and Gender Research in Israel.
2017 The Israel Ministry of Culture Creativity Encouragement Award
2016. Pais Cultural Fund’s Grant for a solo exhibition at the Umm El Fahem Gallery
2010. High Achievement in Final Project Award by the Friends of the University of Haifa
2009. The Shpilman Award for Photography Students, The Shpilman Institute, Tel Aviv
2008. The Saar Efroni Artist Prize, Israel

Amira Ziyan

Visual Arts

Yarka, Israel

Artist Gallery

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