Nino Biniashvili (b. 1980, Georgia) lives and works in Jerusalem. Her graphic novel, On the Edge of the Black Sea won the 2018 Israel Museum's award for best illustration book. In her work, Biniashvili analyzes the possibilities and problems of communication between cultures and people. She attempts to articulate the experience of living in a permanent state of otherness.



Currently Nino is part of the residency program at the Art Cube Artists’ studios, Jerusalem. Her exhibitions include: The Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Hansen House Center for Design, Media and Technology, Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art and more, her editorial illustrations were featured in Das Magazin, Swiss German daily newspaper published in Zurich; Atlantis, The Heinrich-Boell-Foundation Brandenburg, Potsdam; Ha'aretz Daily Newspaper in Israel.


Grants & Awards

2018
Israel Museum Ben-Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children's Book

2015
Israel Lottery Council Grant for Culture and Arts

2014
Asylum Arts Small Grants

2014
Research Fellow Black Star Collection Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, Canada

2013
Prins Fellowship for Artists and Writers, CJH, NY, USA

2010
Ulla Fröberg-Cramér Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden


Selected Exhibitions

2019
B-Side A Heroine The New Gallery Artists' Studios Teddy, Jerusalem, Israel

2018
Illustration, That's the Whole Story Ruth Youth Wing, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2018
Barbarians Mamuta Art and Media Center, Jerusalem, Israel

2018
The Sense Of Possibility People Photopoetics {#7} The Man Without Qualities, New Gallery, Musrara, Jerusalem, Israel
2017
Secrets Bezalel M.Des Hansen House, Jerusalem, Israel

2016
Name, Degree The Rothschild Caesarea Foundation, Tel Aviv

2014
Culture Loops Museum Bärengasse, Zurich, Switzerland, Zürich, Switzerland

2014
Mobile Archive Ural of NCCA, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2013
An Archive of My Own CJH, NY, USA

2013
HABITAT II Galerie 21 im Künstlerhaus Vorwerkstift, Hamburg, Germany

2013
ALISN Supermarket Art Fair, Kulturhusset, Stockholm, Sweden

2012
Patterns of Behavior Jerusalem Print Workshop, Jerusalem, Israel

2012
Habitat Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012
Calculating the Price of Exile Tel Aviv Museum of
Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

2009
The King Announced Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia


Education

2010
M.Des (Honors) in the Storytelling Program, Konstfack University College of Art, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2005
BA (Honors) in Visual Communication, Bezalel Academy for Artand Design, Jerusalem, Israel


Contact 

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