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Lilia Chak graduated from the St. Petersburg State Academy of Art and Industry, 1988, Russia (MA).

For her work from 1985 to 1986, she was awarded the first prize for "The Best Research Work on Art" by the Russian Ministry of Culture.

Since 1990, Lilia Chak has lived in Jerusalem. From 1992 to 2002, she took part in a number of exhibitions in Israel.

Since 2007, Chak has been experimenting with new media technologies including: photography, digital graphics and video. Chak has created interactive media installations and a series of photographs entitled "Rococo" (2010). 

Since 2009, Chak worked on the "Eternity of Moments" art project on the new visual concept of the urban environment. 

In 2009, Chak was awarded the first prize at the art competition (from among 18,000 entries) organized by Cellcom Company.

Lilia Chak and fellow artist Galina Bleikh introduced into the international lexicon a new term - Ferror (Female Terror) – a phenomenon of twentieth-century acts of terrorism perpetrated by women. The term Ferror was first performed at the sensational exhibition that was eventually cancelled in the Tel Aviv Journalists Center, Beit Sokolov in March 2009. As part of this exhibit, Chak introduced a Video Installation entitled "Ferror", wherein she examined the life of the city in different contexts, identifying and interpreting its hidden meanings.

In 2009 the authors of the "Ferror" exhibition were nominated the Prix Tartuffe

Since 2014 Lilia is a member of platform for support Elfriede Elinek – writer, laurent Nobel Prize for Literature in 2004.

Since 2015, Chak works on Bio Art project "When a Tree Becomes an Artwork".

Lilia Chak is a member of the UNESCO Association of Artists (Tel Aviv branch).




Copyright © Lilia Chak, 2009