Artist Statement

Adi Liraz is an interdisciplinary textile artist and sometimes a curator.

In her work, she often bridges private and public experiences, discourses and spaces. She reflects on her personal and collective identity, particularly on her role in society as a migrant, woman and mother. Her tools are text and textile which she uses to create objects, Installations and interactive performances.

The aim of Liraz´s work is to generate communication and critical exposure of hegemonic perceptions and to give voice to marginalized stories through creating a fabric of solidarity.

Short Biography

Liraz received a BFA from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem (2001) and an MA from the Art Academy Berlin Weißensee (“Art in Public Context, Spatial Strategies”, 2014).  Between 2015 and 2016 Liraz was a member of and a coordinator for actions and event at the Salaam Schalom Initiative, she was a founding member of NOMEN Collective and is part of the duo ExDress. Liraz has exhibited, performed and curated, among others, at District Berlin (2013), 48 Hours Neukölln Art Festival (2013, 2015), Hysteria collective at Soma gallery in Berlin (2015), COVEN Berlin (2015), Musrara Mix Festival in Jerusalem (2015), Month of Performance Art Berlin (2013, 2015), Alphanova & Galerie Futura, Berlin (2016), the art vending machine at the Jewish Museum Berlin (2017) and at SAVVY Contemporary (2017). Since July 2017 Liraz is co-curating performance art events at the Circle 1 gallery, Berlin.