Yair Kira is a product designer and visual artist exploring the space between functional design and conceptual artworks. A Polymath that uses his work as mean to continually gain new knowledge, Yair studied Electronics and Physics and received a BA degree in Chemical Engineering from Technion: Israel Institute of Technology. While there, he had an opportunity to learn from and work alongside sculptor and painter Yael Taycher. After working as a project manager in the technology industry and finishing his MBA degree, Yair studied Product Design at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK). Currently, Kira is developing products for the medical industry using emerging technologies such as 3D printing and he teaches 3D modeling for fashion and product design students at the UdK. Due to his vast experience and artistic passions, Kira develops unexpected production approaches that challenge technology and its relation to a human environment. His works are presented in art exhibitions and design fairs around Europe. He was nominated as a newcomer for the German Design Award - 2019.
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