Hila Lulu Lin
|Hila Lulu Lin|
|Education||Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design|
Hila Lin (later Lulu Lin) was born on Kibbutz Mishmar HaEmek. When she was two years old, her parents were sent to Qazvin, Iran for three years as aliyah emissaries. When the family returned to Israel they moved to Kfar Bilu. Lulu Lin studied at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem in 1986-1989.
She lives and works in Tel Aviv.
In the 1990s, Lulu Lin designed a Hebrew font that she uses in her art and poetry books. In 1992, she held her first solo show at Bograshov Gallery in Tel Aviv. Her multi-disciplinary work combines photography, video, sculpture and installation art. In End to Tears (2004), the artist is photographed smearing egg yolk on her body.
Awards and recognition
- 1988-1994 America-Israel Cultural Foundation
- 1992 Prize for a Young Artist, Yad Lebanim Museum, Petah Tikvah and Ministry of Education
- 1995 Kadishman Young Artist Award on behalf of the American-Israel Cultural Foundation
- 1998 Minister of Education and Culture Prize for Visual Arts
- Arthur Goldreich Prize winner
- 2002 Credit card award | Isracard, Tel Aviv Museum of Art for an Israeli artist
- 1998 Solo exhibition