Myriam Thyes is a female artist born in Luxembourg, currently working in Germany.
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The swiss / luxembourgish artist has studied painting and videoart at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dusseldorf, Germany. In 1990, the artist received a grant and stayed for 6 months in Paris at the ‘Cité Internationale des Arts’. Since 1993, Thyes participates in exhibitions and festivals. She has realised solo projects in public areas with flag installations in Dusseldorf (1996) and Luxembourg (1997).

Since 1999, the artist focuses on videoart, animation and digital imagery. Since 2000, Thyes has as well been realising media art projects on public screens, and is giving lectures, artists talks and workshops.

In 2005, the participatory animation project FLAG METAMORPHOSES was funded by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, and her video ASCENSION won the ‘Depict! Award’ at Encounters Shortfilm Festival in Bristol, UK.

In 2006 and 2007, Thyes has presented FLAG METAMORPHOSES at festivals and exhibitions internationally. FLAG METAMORPHOSES has received the Multimedia Prize 2006 at Avanca Festival, Portugal.

In 2007, the video installation MALTA AS METAPHOR was funded by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture; the video triptych MULTIPLE MADONNA was shown at Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow (UK), in the frame of ‘Timeloop – video art from Germany’. FLAG METAMORPHOSES was shown at URBAN SCREENS Conference + Public Art Events in Manchester (UK).

2008, FLAG METAMORPHOSES was shown at ‘Nothing to declare. Triennial of Contemporary Art Oberschwaben’, Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen (DE).
In August and September, the artist worked in Glasgow with a grant.

2009, Thyes will have solo shows at Kunstverein Rhein-Sieg in Siegburg (near Cologne, Germany), and at relate art gallery in Meilen (near Zurich, Switzerland).

Myriam Thyes is represented by imai – inter media art institute, Germany.