Biography

Myriam Thyes Artisttalk 2015
Foto: © Jörg Weule

Myriam Thyes

The artist from Switzerland and Luxembourg lives in Dusseldorf and Zurich. She studied at the Academay of fine Arts, Dusseldorf 1986-1992. Since 1994 she participates internationally in exhibitions and festivals. Myriam Thyes has received several scholarships, awards and grants. Download CV (PDF, 873 KB)

Represented by

imai Foundation, Dusseldorf, DE
Videokunst.ch, Bern, CH

Member of

Deutscher Künstlerbund e.V.
Künstlerverein Malkasten, Dusseldorf
Visarte, Swiss Association of Visual Artists, Zurich Section
Verein der Düsseldorfer Künstler



Study & Education

1992

Academy of Fine Arts Dusseldorf, DE, degree: “master-class student”

1986 – 1992

Academy of Fine Arts Dusseldorf, Prof. Nan Hoover

1984 – 1985

Zurich University of the Arts, CH (at that time: School of Design)

Depict! Award, Encounters Shortfilmfestival, Bristol, UK, 2005
(photographer unknown)

Awards (selection)

2020-2021

Outstanding Achievement Award, Tagore International Film Festival, Bolpur, IN, 2020, and nomination for Sun of the East Award 2021.

2020

Wallachia Film Festival, RO: Best Animation award for Cross and Plane to Space.

2018

FICOCC Five Continents Intl. Festival, VE: ‚Best Video Art‘ Award for Cross and Plane to Space.

2017

Near Nazareth Film Festival, IL: ‚Best Experimental‘ Award for Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s Vanishing Lines.

2017

Athens Animfest, GR: ‚Special Mention‘ for Sophie Taeuber-Arps Fluchtlinien.

2006

Avanca Festival, PT: ‚MultiMedia Prize‘ for Flag Metamorphoses.

2005

Encounters Shortfilm Festival, Bristol, UK: ‚Depict! Award‘ for Ascension.

Grants

2013

Visarte Zurich, CH, supports production of the video After Tiepolo.

2004 – 2016

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, CH, supports solo exhibitions and exhibition participations.

Galerie Commercio, Zürich, 2005
Foto: © Jörg Weule