Maayan Amir

Maayan Amir is an artist, curator, and researcher on the Forensic Architecture project. Her collaborative works with Ruti Sela have been shown internationally at the Sidney Biennale (2006), the Istanbul Biennale (2009), the Berlin Biennale (2010), and in venues such as Centre Pompidou, Art in General, Tate Modern, Jeu de Paume, Ludwig Museum, amongst others. In 2009 she and Sela initiated “The Exterritory Project” for which they won an award for young artists from the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2011. She has edited a book about Israeli documentary cinema and has also curated many exhibitions. Amir teaches Theory at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design (Jerusalem) in the MFA program, as well as in the Fine Arts Program at Haifa University, Sapir Academic College, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and other academic institutes. Throughout 2011, she was a guest resident at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths University of London.

As of March 2014