Noa Giniger is a visual artist, working within a wide range of media, including installation, film, sound, text and online. Minimal and playful, her work is founded on the idea that nothing is stable, secure or steady; an endless loop of ambition and despair. As a consequence, a substantial part of her work relates to longing and the bittersweet of loss. Noa explores the ways in which time and intimacy are linked, and the difficulty of defining intimacy in words. She is a collector and creator of objects and words, actions and situations that are measured through various stages and have limited life-cycles, varying in duration and intensity. Inspired by natural laws, social codes, linguistic representations and being a woman, Noa explores modes of daily navigation and circulation, physical and emotional.
Born in Israel, she graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris (2005) and attended the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University as an exchange student (2003-2004). Noa was a participant in the two-year program De Ateliers, Amsterdam (2006-2008), a Royal Dutch Institute Affiliated Fellow at the American Academy, Rome (2011) and recently, an artist in residence at Villa Empain – Fondation Bogossain, Brussels (2019). She has received Development Grant from Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst (AFK) (2016) and Stipendium for Established Artists from Mondriaan Funds (2018-2022). Her work has been presented in various international solo and group exhibitions. Noa is also a board member at Tohu– an independent online art magazine dedicated to promoting clear and engaged writing about art and culture in Hebrew, Arabic, and English; and at puntWG – an artist-run experimental community and presentation space in Amsterdam. Additionally, Noa represents half of the spoken-word-poetry duo Noon & Ain with musician Anat Spiegel. Noa Giniger lives and works in Amsterdam.
Chapter 3HREE | Artist Talk
March 8th 2020, 4 – 5 p.m.
With Desiree Dolron, Noa Giniger and Maria Roosen
Het Hem, Zaandam, NL
Limited Edition Art Fair | Prints and Multiples
February 14 – 16, 2020
Opening: February 13th
Fondation Boghossian – Villa Empain, Brussles, BE
Chapter 3HREE | Group show
Curated by Rieke Vos and Maarten Spruyt
January 24 – May 3, 2020
Het Hem, Zandaam, NL
MONDRIAAN FONDS | Grant
Receiver of Stipendium for Established Artists
(Werkbijdrage Bewezen Talent)
VILLA EMAPIN | Residency
November 2018 & April 2019
Fondation Boghossian, Brussels, BE
FLOWERS OF OUR LAND | Group Show
Curator: Udi Edelman
February 16 – May 18, 2019
Israeli Centre for Digital art in Holon, IL
GET LOST DREAMS | Online contribution
Invitation by Tal Yahas and Rinat Edelstein
Futures Issue #25, Harama on-line mafazine, 2019
atelierWG | Open Studio
28 & 29 September 2019, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Studio 33C, WG-Plein, Amsterdam, NL
Video installation, 10’30” loop
Video installation, 10’30” loop
The film frames and follows a mise-en-scène I created: a structure – the façade of which is decorated by a light garland –, a carpet in front of the entrance door, and a white plastic fence that surrounds its territory, its non-existent garden. The structure is located on a one-way street. The string of lights turns on for few seconds each time a car approaches the structure. The illumination is short, lasting only for the duration of the passage of the car. Elsewhen, the scene is dark, quiet, with no indications for when the next illumination will occur. The car did not choose its role, nor is it informed as to the consequence of its act. It penetrates the zone controlled by a movement detector and thus forces the facade-house to turn on. From the vehicle’s point of view, the structure is always illuminated, always animated. The camera, which documents the scene, captures the full sequence of events. It is programmed on night-shot and on automatic focus. The image does not have colors and oscillates between focused and blurry, without any human control.