Visual Arts

About Hilla Shapira

Hilla Shapira is a body object artist. She was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. She received her BFA in Fashion and Jewelry from Bezalel Academy Of Art Jerusalem, Israel (2014) and her MFA in Fiber at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills MI, USA (2020).Currently she lives in Brooklyn,NY. Her work deals with the relationships between common design and body regimen. By making functional mundane objects or representations of them she questions design norms and the political aspects of everyday things. Her work is multidisciplinary and includes critical research, clothing construction, performance, video, sound, and installation.

She has presented her work in Israel, Europe, and the USA including Jerusalem Design week, Jerusalem,Israel, Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia,USA,Depo2015 Pilsen, Czech Republic, Neve Schechter Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, Hansen House, Jerusalem, Israel, Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn,Ny and Wasserman Projects, Detroit,MI.

In addition, she designed costumes for different performances and festivals including, Yasmeen Godder Company,Tel Aviv, Israel, Inbal Theater, Tel Aviv, Israel, Brooklyn Ballet, Brooklyn,NY, Mekudeshet Festival, Jerusalem, Israel and Israel Festival, Jerusalem, Israel.

Hilla Shapira

Visual Arts
Design & Technology, Fashion Design

Brooklyn, New York, United States