Yair Kira (1982, Israel) is a product designer and visual artist working in and between functional design and conceptual artworks. Kira is a Polymath that uses his work as mean to continually gain new knowledge. He studied electronics and physics and got a Bachelor degree in Chemical engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. After working as a project manager for different projects for the defense industry and finishing an MBA degree, he moved to Berlin and studied Product design at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK). Kira is working on developing products using emerging technologies as (CAD) computer-aided design and 3D printing for the medical industry. Due to the vast experience of working with new technologies and his artistic desires, Kira develops unexpected production approaches to question and challenge technology and its relation to the human.His works are presented in art-exhibitions and design fairs around Europe and he was nominated as a newcomer for the German Design Award 2019.
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