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Born in Jerusalem, 1985. Lives and works in Tel Aviv-Jaffa


Solo Exhibitions     

2022    Eye of the Mountain, Almacén gallery, Jaffa. Curator: Yaniv Lachman

2022    Snake Shall I Become (the 4th hour), Petah Tikva Museum of Art.                        Curator: Irena Gordon

2020    Axis, Dana gallery, Yad Mordechai. Curator: Ravit Harari

2019     Rehearsal Space, The Tel Aviv Artists' Studios Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator:               Eitan Buganim. Advising dramaturg: Tal Yahas

2016     Bearing Wall, Basis Gallery, Herzliya. Curator: Shlomit Broyer

2013     Plasteriezed Politic, The Museum for Israeli Art, Ramat Gan. Curator:                  Ayelet Hashahar Cohen


Choreography and Performance

2022    Arm Choreography, two choreographies performed by two dancers.              Performed in the exhibition Snake Shall I Become (the 4th hour) as a                two-channel video. In collaboration with the dancers Dor Frank and                Ortal Atsbaha

2020    Axis, a choreography in honor of the legendary Israeli dancer Rina                  Schenfeld that took place in a ceremonial space created within and              around the sculptures in the exhibition Axis. Performed live on the                    opening day and screened as a video in the exhibition space.

2019    Measuring the Night, a one-hour performance which was the fruit of             a somatic research conducted in the installation space of the                         exhibition Rehearsal Space, presented to the public in a series of                     open rehearsals. In collaboration with the dancers Or Ashkenazi,                       Meshi Olinky and Dor Frank. Advising dramaturg: Tal Yahas

2018    Each Body to its Own Matter, a public performance shown on the                   last day of the exhibition Reading Materials, allowing the public to                     explore their body’s relationship with my sculpture Wall No. 2 (Times of             Implosion)

2013    À Boire, live performance at the exhibition Le Ventre de la Baleine.                   Performed by The Foreigner Collective, The Container, Jaffa

2012    HICHUI, a dance performance at the opening of the exhibition                         American Apparel, Jerusalem. In collaboration with the dancers Tali                 Donin and Roni Chadash

2011    Jesus and the Antelopes, a dance performance at the Bacchanalia              Nowievent, Bass Club, Jerusalem. In collaboration with Ram Mizrahi                  Spinoza and the dancers of The Foreigner Collective


Selected Group Exhibitions

2022   The 8th Biennale for Drawing, Jerusalem Artists' House. Curator: Irith Hadar

2022   Heavens and Earth, Beita Gallery, Jerusalem. Curator: Hagar Raban

2021    In the Future I Shall Live a Great Deal in this Room, Studio of Her Own               Gallery, Jerusalem. Curator: Or Tshuva

2021    30th International Train Festival, Train Theater, Jerusalem. Curator:                   Dafna Kron

2020   Hit the Switch 3, Noga Complex, Jaffa. Curator: Meital Manor

2019    Atעת, Hanina Gallery, Tel Aviv. Artist Group Self-curated

2019    Mobius Ring, Morele Derfler gallery, Musrara, Jerusalem. Curators:                     Ayala Landow and Itzik Harush

2019    Under the Lamp, art festival in Givat Haviva. Curator: Atar Geva

2018    Reading Materials, Kupferman Collection, Lohamei Hagetaot. Curator:             Irit Carmon Popper

2018    Refugees, The Red House, Tel Aviv. Curator: Hagar Shapira

2017    Spreading Out, Basis Gallery, Herzliya. Curator: Shlomit Breuer

2017    Free Radicals and Antioxidants, The New gallery, Musrara, Jerusalem.               Curator: Dafna Ichilov

2017    Behind the Scenes, MOBY - Bat Yam Museums, Ribak Museum.                           Curator: Miriti Kom

2016    Color Separation, Basis Gallery, Herzliya. Curator: Shlomit Breuer

2015    First Friday – After, Ramat Gan Museum for Israeli Art. Curator: Ayelet               Hashahar Cohen



2014 - 2016    MFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Tel-Aviv

2009 - 2012   Professional Diploma, Musrara Art School, Department                                        of Photography, Jerusalem

2007 - 2008  DNA (Dance New Amsterdam), Dance school, New York


Awards and Grants

2022   Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation grant for the exhibition Eye of the                   Mountain

2021    The Foundation for Independent Creator by the Ministry of Culture                   and Sports, for the exhibition Snake Shall I Become (the 4th hour)

2021    Mifal HaPayis greenhouse grant for the exhibition Snake Shall I                             Become (the 4th hour)

2020   Art Lane Fund grant for the exhibition Axis

2019    Young Artist Prize, Ministry of Culture

2019    Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation grant for the exhibition Rehearsal                  Space

2019    IMLAW - the Insall Milow Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant for               the exhibition Rehearsal Space

2012    The Jerusalem Mayor’s Prize for academic excellence

2011     Excellence scholarship, The Meitar Foundation

2010    Excellence scholarship, The Meitar Foundation

Michal Sophia Tobiass artist choreographer sculpture
מיכל סופיה טוביאס", אמנית, כוריאוגרפית, מיצב, פיסול, פסלת" 

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