Myriam Tangy Biography Painting- Photography - Poetry
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Born, lives and works in Paris

Painter, Photographer, Poet

portrait.2009.

  • Diploma in Drawing at the National Paris School of Fine Arts
  • Foundation Vocation Award, Bronze Medal awarded by the City of Paris
  • Charles Oulmont and Taylor Foundations awards, Paris
  • 1st Wizo Prize in Painting, Paris
  • Foundation Renée and Leon Baumann Grant, under the aegis of Fondation du Judaïsme Français

Solo exhibitions :

Art and Littérature Gallery, Paris 2006 – Alain Margaron,Gallery, Paris 2001 – University of Amiens (France) 1998 – Yanika Gallery, Rome 1996, 1994, 1992 – Marie Laure Leduc Gallery, Paris 1989 – Maison Mansart Gallery, Paris 1986 – Saydie Bronfman Center, Montréal 1984 – La Platonne Gallery, Paris 1983

 

Private collections :

Paris – Montréal – Rome – Suisse – New York –  Israël –  Museum of Art and Jewish History, Paris

 

Publications :

Numbered Portefolio : « Métamorphoses », edited by Artgraphie, Paris 1983 (poems, etchings, lighographs, drawings)

Numbered Portefolio, edited by Artgraphie, Paris 1991 – poems and drawings (group of painters)

« MEHITZA. Seen by women. Ce que femme voit » : from 2003 to 2013 – The mehitza is a physical structure, separating between men and women during Jewish prayer services in the synagogue. An artistic, spiritual, and intellectual journey that unveils the complexity of contemporary Judaism.

The photos have been exhitited at the M.A.H.J. in 2015  (finalist at SIPA in 2017)

A book published in 2016 by Geffen Publishing House  (awarded at IPA in 2017) – The photographic essay is accompanied with essays by leading Jewish scholars, which together provide a fascinating analysis of the concept of separation in Judaism.

 

« The last Jews of Yemen » : travels in 1983/1984/1986 – awarded at IPA 2014

« Me. Mona Lisa » in 2007/2008/2009

« Travel to the edge of Ile de France »  in 2011

« Migrants/Refugees. Isle of Dreams » in 2016    –  awarded at SIPA and IPA 2017

« Dog’s Level. A Room in the Street » in 2017

« Soweto. Life here like elswhere » in 2017  – awarded at IPA, PX3, 2018 and Tokyo 2017

All these series are with black and white films. (colors with cellphone)

Hadassah-Brandeis Institut Research Grant, 2009

Group exhibitions : Yeshiva Museum University, New York 2007  –  Ein Harod Museum, Israel : « Matronita » 2012.

 

Collections : Paris, Montreal, New York, Italy, Israël, Switzerland, England, M.A.H.J. Paris, Jewish Museum Berlin

Myriam Tangi has published three books :

 

  • « Corps de mémoire », L’Harmattan Paris 2010
  • « Encre nocturne, 1001 », L’Harmattan Paris 1997
  • « Le ciel en désordre », L’Harmattan Paris 1996 – winner of the Académie française Prize Maïse Ploquin-Caunan, 1997,

 

In 2002, creation of the first Café.Ecriture, a writing workshop in a café in the heart of Paris, where participants can come and go according to their own desire to write…