FASANENSTRASSE 26
10719 BERLIN
68 Projects
FASANENSTRASSE 26, 10719 BERLIN
JAN TICHY | Biography
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Born 1974 in Prague, Czech Republic

Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA


Education


2007-09

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sculpture Department, MFA


2005-07

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv, Advanced Studies in Fine Art


1999-2002

Jerusalem School of Photography & New Media, Photography Department


1995-99

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Political Science and General Studies


Public Presentations

2018

Living Architecture, 6018 North, Chicago's Home for Experimental Arts and Culture, Chicago, IL, USA

Up is Down, Northwestern University, Block Museum of Art, Chicago, IL, USA

Art on theMart. Chicago, IL, USA

EXPO Chicago, Galerie Kornfeld, Chicago, IL, USA


2016

Installation Nr. 21, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, USA

Installation Nr. 29 (Neues Rathaus), Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany

Screening of the videos things to come. Every Friday during the exhibition, Guggen- heim, New York, USA

Seven Doors, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA


2015

Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Germany


Selected solo exhibitions


2020

Light Shop, Fridman Gallery, New York, USA

2019

Thin Lines, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Deutschland

Weight of Light, Museum Bensheim, Germany

2017

Gnomonics, Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA, USA

Beyond Streaming, MSU Broad Museum, East Lansing, MI, USA

Mriz, Drdova Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic


2016

Weight of Glass, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany

Art, CA Long Lines, Fridman Gallery, NYC


2015

Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Fridman Gallery, New York, USA

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, USA

sur-round-things, Circle 1 Gallery, Berlin, Germany


2014

aroundcenter, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, USA


2013

Politics of Light, No Longer Empty & Richard Gray Gallery, New York City, USA

Overlap, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, USA


2012

1979:1-2012:21, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA

Project Cabrini Green, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

MATRIX 164, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, USA


2011

Installation No.13, Nathan Gottesdiener Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, USA


2010

01:37:24:05, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

Installation No. 10, Spertus Museum, Chicago, USA


2009

Installations, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, USA

Recent Works, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bat Yam, Israel, Israel


2008

12*12, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA


2007

1391, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel


2004

Beton, Morel Derfler Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel


Selected group exhibitions


2019

100 Jahre Bauhaus Licht.Schatten.Spuren, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

Currency , Nome Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Bauhaus Palmprints at Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Germany (curator)

At the intersection of technology and spirituality, Artist’s talk and exhibition about Bauhäusler palm prints created in spring 1926 in Dessau, Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel, Chicago, USA


2018

Living Architecture, 6018 North, Chicago

Kedem Kodem Kadima, CCA Tel Aviv

Beton Hatzuf, Beit Ariela, Tel Aviv


2017

Recent Acquisitions to Rothfeld Collection, American University Museum, DC Victory

Over the Sun, Kentucky Museum of Art & Design, Louisville, KY The Place We Stand, Morel Derfler Gallery, Jerusalem Real Estate: Dwelling in Contemporary Art, Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA Mediterranean, Seeds of Color Gallery, Israel

Interstice, Kruger Gallery, Chicago The New Normal, The Hangar, Beirut


2016

Lichte Momente, Osnabrueck, Germany Films To Come, Guggenheim Museum, NYC

PDF Object, Mana Contemporary, Chicago MoCP at 40, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago Bene. F. Action, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York


2015

Paper Plains, Kornfeld Gallery, Berlin Behind the Fence, Beit Bialik Museum, Tel Aviv

At the headwaters, Gardner Center for Arts, Gary, IN

First Year, Fernwey Gallery, Chicago, USA

The Shape of Things to Come, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, USA

RAY 2015, Museum fuer Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

After Today, Gallery 400, Chicago, USA

Currents Jan Tichy and Shawn Decker at the Santa Fe New Media Installation, El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, USA

Signifiers of Place, Herzliya Museum of Art, Israel


2014

Informal Forms, Aran Cravey Gallery, USA

The Chicago Effect, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, USA

Light3, Fridman Gallery, New York City, USA

Through a Glass Darkly, Simon/Neuman2 Gallery, New York City, USA

Visions and Nightmares, Film Museum Dusseldorf, Germany

On Location, Hygienic Galleries, New London, USA

Spotlight, Elmhurst Museum of Art, USA

The Towering Inferno, Tel Aviv University Gallery, Israel

Home Before Dark, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel


2013

First Circle, C1 Platform for Art and Culture, Berlin, Germany

Beyond No Man’s Land, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York City, USA

ExpoVideo, Expo Chicago, Chicago, USA

Blackbox, West Jerusalem, Israel

10x10, threewalls, Chicago, USA

Quarantine, Hansen House, Jerusalem, Israel

La citta nuova, Villa Olmo, Como, Italy

Light and Shadow, Science Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Aircraft Carrier, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York City, USA, and Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

The Eye of the Blackbird, Art House, Tel Aviv, Israel

Beginning of a Collection, Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel


2012

Material Translations, Tadeo Ando Gallery, Art Institute of Chicago, USA

Suitcase Art, Künstlerhaus Speckstrasse, Hamburg, Germany

Muse, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, USA

IN/SITU, 12th Expo Chicago, USA

Aircraft Carrier, 13th Architecture Biennale, Venice

Skyscraper: Art And Architecture Against Gravity, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA

Galicia Mon Amour, SOKOL Cultural Center, Nowy Sacz, Poland

Luma, Shpilman Institute for Photography, Tel Aviv, Israel

Grid 2012, International Photography Biennial, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Where the fall winds blow, Artists’ House, Tel Aviv, Israel

True Stories, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

Soundscapes, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Closing Party, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2011

Magic Lantern, The Israel Museum Jerusalem, Israel

Happiness Project, Loop Alliance Pop Up Gallery, Chicago, USA

Social Housing-Housing the Social, SKOR foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Experimental Station, LABoral, Gijon, Spain

ARTLV biennale, Herzliya, Israel

Urban Imaginarium, Marwen Gallery, Chicago, USA

In/Ex/Change, ARTSTAYS 9, Slovenia (in collaboration with Shawn Decker)

Hang In There, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, USA

Islands, Worlds, Musrara Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

Experimental Station, CA2M, Madrid, Spain

Without You I Am Nothing – Interactions, MCA Chicago, USA

White Light, Black Light, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA

Out of Place, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, USA


2010

Place, Origin, Landscape, AMU Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Immaterial Architecture, PPOW Gallery, New York City, USA

Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Switzerland

MusraraMix #10, International Art Festival, Jerusalem, Israel

Moholy: An Education of the Senses, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago , USA (exhibition design in collaboration with Helen Maria Nugent)

Disquieted, Portland Art Museum, Portland, USA

Family/Tree II, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel


2009

ArtTLV Biennale, Tel Aviv, Israel

Learning Modern, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA

(in collaboration with Helen Maria Nugent)

Dreary Structures, Dreamy Structures, Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel

After Architecture: Typologies of the Afterwards, Centre d’Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

Family/Tree I, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel

Cent Ans de Dialogue par l’Art, Orangerie du Senat, Paris, France
he Age of a Different Re-Action: New Israeli Art Scene, Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin, Germany

Paperworks, The Israel Museum (Beit Ticho), Jerusalem, Israel

Annual MFA Graduate Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Israel


2008

Additions, La Biennale di Venezia, 11th International Architecture Exhibition,

Israeli Pavilion, Venice, Italy

Access to Israel, The Jewish Museum in Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Can Art Do More?, Art Focus 5, Jerusalem, Israel

LAYLA: Young Israeli Artists, INGA Gallery, New York City, USA

Future Perfect, International Triennial of Contemporary Art, National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Blind Spot, Petach Tikva Museum of Modern Art, Israel

60 Years, Arc Gallery, Chicago, USA

Real Time: Art in Israel 1998-2008, The Israel Museum Jerusalem, Israel

Young Artist Awards, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel

Personal Landscapes, The American University Museum, Washington D.C., USA

Twosidedness, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

First Show: Contemporary Art from The Israel Museum, Beit Mani, Tel Aviv, Israel


2007

Forks and Napkins, G2 Gallery, Chicago, USA

Jerusalem of One’s Eye, The Social Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

Herzliya Biennale, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel

VideoMarina, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bat Yam, Israel

Artic 9, Tel Aviv University Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Salame 007, Graduate Show MFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts, Tel Aviv, Israel

Fleeing Away From What Bothers You Most, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden


2006

Normality, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

CzechPoint, NOD Gallery and Cs2 Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Liquorish Light, Saloona, Tel Aviv, Israel

Paperworks, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Collaboration on Site, ARS 06 Biennale, Kiasma Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki, Finland

Israeli Salon of Photography, Agripas Cooperative Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

Vacation, Tarbut High School Gallery, Rishon Lezion, Israel

Courtain, Venta Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel


2005

Natures Mortes, Morel Derfler Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel


2004

Real Time, Jerusalem Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel

2003

Jerusalem a Vif, Le Passage de Retz, Paris, France

Mi churvotich ibnech, Time for Art Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

Artic 5, Ramat Gan Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

Arting Jerusalem, International Art Project, Jerusalem, Israel

Hearat Shulaim 5, Sergei Courtyard, Jerusalem, Israel

Bab El Musrara, Musrara Community Gallery and Morel Derfler Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel (in collaboration with Alon Cohen-Lipshitz and Halely Mazor)


2002

Israeli Video Art, Display Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Kav HaTefer, Morel Derfler Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

Space 0I, Opal Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Final Projects, Museum of Photography, Tel Hai, Israel

Mother's Tongue, Israel Festival, Jerusalem, Israel

Biut HaTeva (Domestication of Nature), Morel Derfler Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel


2001

Ber Mekfet, Musrara Community Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel


2000

HP Digital Photography Awards, Budapest, Barcelona, Moscow, Russia


1999

Short cuts, Art Space in Yavne Street, Tel Aviv, Israel

Obviously, HaZira, Jerusalem, Israel



Selected Projects


2018

CPS Lives, collaborative photography project with Benito Juarez High School and Chicago Public Library

Senior Park, collaboration between 21st Century Academy, Gary Senior Housing and SAIC 2017 First Light/Gary Lights Open Works, collaboration between SAIC’s Public Light & Space and Social Solar classes with Thea Bowman Junior High in Gary

2016

Beyond Streaming, workshops and installation connecting students from Flint and Lansing, MI

Changing Osnabrueck, workshops and installation, Felix Nussbaum Haus Museum Year of Imagine More, collaborative workshop and video installation with SBMA education department


2015

Heat Light Water Project, collaboration with artists, educators and art administrators from Gary and Chicago reclaiming and repurposing a building in Gary, IN


2015

Heat Light Water Cultural Project (HLWCP), collaboration Dr. Jeffreen Hayes reclaiming and repurposing a building in Gary, IN


2014

The Art Assignment PBS Digital Studios

Young Changing Chicago, collaboration with high school photography programs


2013

Build Your Own Light and Public Light & Lower East Side, collaboration with No Longer Empty youth outreach

Project Tesla Orava, collaboration with students from art&tech high school Nizna on a proposal of public art project for the village, Nizna, Slovakia

2012

The MoCP Tagging Project, collaboration with MFA students from SAIC, CCC, UIC and UofC at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

Lighten Up, public art project in collaboration with the Amistad Center for Art and Culture at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

2011

Project Cabrini Green, public art project in Cabrini Green, Chicago IL and at MCA Chicago – in collaboration with Efrat Appel and students and faculty from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2010

The Gate Project, Near North Montessori School, Chicago – with Merav Argov

Delineations II, College Art Association (CAA) Conference closing event, Sullivan

Galleries, Chicago - in collaboration with Helen Maria Nugent


2009

Lighting The Crown Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago - with MFA International students

Interpretation of The Collection of SSAC, Reavis Elementary School, Chicago – with Drea Howenstein and students from the School of the Art institute of Chicago


2008

Tzofia, light design, Tel Aviv - in collaboration with Ernesto Pujol


2006

IPO 70, three-channel video installation for the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Tel Aviv – in collaboration with Nevet Yitzhak


2005

Stop Motion, photo dance performance, Duncan Centre, Prague - in collaboration with Oren Tischler

MusraraMix , 6th International Art Festival


2002-05

Prozdor Student Gallery in Musrara Community Center, Jerusalem  


2004

Blow Up, photo dance performance, HaZira, Jerusalem - in collaboration with Oren Tischler and Vertigo Dance Company


2002

Hafra’a Video Gallery, HaZira, Jerusalem



2001-03

Hafra’a, community video art magazine – with Ran Eisenstadt, Liron Meshulam and Lael Kline


Selected honors


2012

Faculty Enrichment Grant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago


2011

Gold Award in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for Public Light & Space Catalog by SAIC


2010

Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation, The Israeli Art Prize


2009

MFA Fellowship Award, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago


2008

America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship


2007

The Young Artist Award, Israeli Ministry of Culture  

Rich Foundation Scholarship

America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship


2003

America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship


2002

Mayor of Jerusalem Award for Excellence in Art Studies


2000

HP Digital Photography Awards

Scholarship for Excellence in Studies, Jerusalem School of Photography, Musrara



Public Collections


American University Museum, Washington DC

Asdod Museum of Art, Israel

Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

The Israel Museum Jerusalem

Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

Museum of Modern Art, New York

SONS, Antwerp, Belgium

Spertus Museum, Chicago

The Shpilman Institute of Photography

Tel Aviv Museum of Art


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