My name is Nirit Zer & I'm a self portrait artist.
At 22, i arrived to NYC,
where I earned my Bachelor Of Fine Arts degree from The School of Visual Arts, my digital directing diploma from The New York Film Academy
& 5 great years in the most amazing city in the world.
It was back than, in 1995,
at my first Brooklyn apartment,
where the first self portrait of I here project was taken.
Located in an unknown time + space,
I here project is a never ending autobiography,
made out of endless individual self portraits in every possible medium:
Photograph's, video's, digital work's, 3d's, painting's, mixed Media's, illustration's & text's.
Since it’s creation,
i here project has reached hearts in New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, Amsterdam, Milan, Paris,
Madrid, Teheran, Sydney, Casablanca, Beijing, Santorini , Tokyo, Moskow & more.
All of the works of ihereproject.com are limited edition artworks,
located at my studio.
I here project is the 1st Prize Winner of The Arte Laguna Prize in Venice.
Selected exhibitions, awards & publications include:
Cutlog, New York, 2014
The Santorini Biennale Of Peace, Santorini, 2014
Arte film festival by Arte & Cutlog, New York, 2014
The International Photography Festival, Carmel ,2014
Harvard University + The International Photography Festival,
Guest lecturer about ihereproject.com , 2014
Pixel Awards, Finalist, ihereproject.com, 2014
The Lumen Prize, Selected artist for the online Gallery, 2014
Art Laguna Prize, 1st Prize winner in virtual art, for ihereproject.com, 2013
The Buisness For Arts Special Prize of Arte Laguna, for ihereproject.com , 2013
Associazione Culturale Arti Figurative Artemisia Gallery, 2013, Excellency Prize, 2013
Saatchi Online Gallery, Artist, 2013
Juliet Art Magazine, Italy, 2013
Artribune Magazine, Italy, 2013
Venice Culture, Italy, 2013
Hybrid Identities, International art expo, Edinburgh, 2013
Gallery 7, Mumbai, 2012
Festival Of Contemporary Visions, Art Cloud # 4, Florence, 2012
Smart Cities, International art expo, Venice, 2012
Los Angeles Center For Digital Arts, Snap to grid Art walk, L.A. 2012
New York Studio Gallery, Reality show, NYC, 2011
The Christian Peugeot Gallery, Paris, 2010
Pavilion Dauphine, Paris, 2010
Genome International Digital art contest, 1st prize , Toronto, 2009
“…Nirit Zer's work shows an interesting research on the concept of identity...A research that becomes even more interesting if applied to the virtual dimension…where the concept of self portrait undergoes a necessary reinterpretation and redefinition. ”
Italy, Curator and Art Critic. Head of Arte Laguna Prize, Venice
From his speech at the award ceremony, when he honored ihereproject.com The 1st prize of The Arte Laguna Prize