Bio

Thalia Hoffman, born 1979 Germany, lives and works in Jaffa – Tel Aviv

Thalia Hoffman is a visual artist and researcher working in film, video, performance and public interventions in the area she lives in, east of the Mediterranean. In 2020 she graduated at ACPA, PhDArts, with the thesis “Guava, a conceptual platform for art-actions”. The aim of the Guava Platform is to research and create possible techniques of art-actions that are part of her quest to continue to live in the conflicted landscape, as an artist.

Alongside her artistic actions, Hoffman is a lecturer at the University of Haifa in fields of video, performance and artistic research for BA and MFA programs of the school of arts. All her work strives to be involved in its surroundings and engage people to look, listen and feel their socio-political landscape with attention. Hoffman’s films, video works and performances have been shown in exhibitions and festivals in Israel and around the world. Among them the Tel Aviv Museum of art, The Haifa Museum of art, Mamuta art centre in Jerusalem, Beit HaGefen Gallery in Haifa, The Jerusalem film festival, Experiments in Cinema Festival in New Mexico, Aesthetica Film Festival in the UK, and The Video-Art festival in Cairo.

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