Hilla Ben Ari
Hilla Ben Ari is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Tel Aviv. Her work spans a variety of mediums such as video, installation, sculpture, and print, and generates a dialogue with the field of theater and dance. Ben Ari held solo exhibitions at various art venues including Ticho House – The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Museum of Art, Ein Harod. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions at various museums and galleries, among them: the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Orange County Museum of Art, the MAXXI Museum, and the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts as part of the 2009 Asian Art Biennial.
Ben Ari’s video works were featured in international festivals including Videonale 12 at the Bonn Museum of Art, and the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival at the National Art Center, Tokyo. Among the prizes she has won: The Prize for an Established Video Artist – the Israeli Ministry of Culture (2016), the Pins Prize – The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2016), The Premio Combat Prize, Italy (2016), The Kolb Prize – Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2014).
Ben Ari has received grants and scholarships from funds such as AICF, Artis, Asylum Arts, Outset Contemporary Art Fund, the Ostrovsky Family Fund, and more. Her works are in the collections of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Bundestag, Berlin, and other public and private collections. This residency is generously sponsored by Artis and the Consulate General of Israel, Los Angeles.