Ynin Shillo (born 1960) is a conceptual interdisciplinary artist
Represented by AMSTERDAM WHITNEY GALLERY, Chelsea NYC, USA.
In 1990’s received a grant from the Jerusalem Municipality, Urban studio. In the studio Shillo created oil paintings on canvas, large-dimension works, collage and assemblage. In 1994 left to the mountains to what eventually became fifteen years of wandering in Israel and in Europe with no possessions, no money and no identification papers when all that he took was a sleeping bag, a violin and a Torah book.This journey was largely in seclusion, away from human society.
In 2010 came back to live in Jerusalem.
Shillo’s artworks are exhibited in Biennales, Museums and galleries around the globe.
Initiator and Curator of The AVI Festival (art video international).
Selection of exhibitions from the recent years includes
Concordia Film | Theater | Expositie,Enschede, Holland 2016 ; Binyamin Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel 2016 ; Global Village By Sticihing White Cube Gallery: Denmark, Germany and Holland 2016 ;
2015- Solo Exhibition “Longing”, “The Tower of David Museum”;
CICA Museum, New Media Exhibition, Korea 2015 ; “Embassy for Water”, Sydney Australia 2015 ; Winner of the LORENZO IL MAGNIFICO Prize ;2015 Was elected to represent Israel by the Florence Biennale’s International selection committee at the X Edition of The Florence Biennale ;
2013-2014, Elected to the International Exposure project and Isra – Drama By The Drama Center on the name of Hanoch Levin, The Rabinovich Foundation & The Israeli playwrights Association ;
curated by Ynin Shillo
Shahar Marcus – Seeds, 2012, 2:02
Moshe Vollach – 31 Cubes, 2013/2016, 4:00
Ynin Shillo – War, 2014, 4:20
Regev Amrani -Fathers, 2015, 1:50
Aya Nitzan – Gun Barrel Track Gaze, 2016, 2:54
Natali Issahary – Dune, 2016, 4:24
Netzaket Ekici & Shahar Marcus – Fossiles, 2014, 12:49
Adrian Regnier Chavez (Mexico) – Y, 2016, 5:14
Thanks to the predetermined theme of the W:OW project, I chose to the Israeli strip only works that I really loved and love is not something that can be explained. Actually I placed the works in the way I placed them on the timeline by a wave that is reflecting the rhythm of this love of mine.