OMTA (founded 2006) represents the artistic collaboration of international media artists Tal (1981) & Omer Golan (1980). OMTA has exhibited in the US and abroad including shows at ArtZond Festival of Conceptual Art in Russia; The Hive NYC Art Space, De-construkt Projekts Gallery in New York City; and a permanent display at the Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem. OMTA are current contributors to university New Media Art curriculums in Hong Kong, at the University of West Sydney, Tel Aviv University, and Bezalel Academy. Among other notable collaborations, the artists have completed commissioned work for Google, Art-Link, and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
The united duo specialises in the intersection of fine art and technology through highly visual presentations of interactive media. As forerunners in innovative research, OMTA creates artistic displays that encourage viewer participation in order to conduct studies regarding human interaction, digital mediation, and social awareness.
About the Artists
Tal Golanstudied at the Royal Academy of Art in the Hague (KABK) before obtaining a B.A. degree in Psychology at the Open University of Israel. She contributes a studied fine art perspective and a scientific awareness of human interaction and communication.
Omer Golanreceived a B.A. degree in Social Studies and Humanities from the Open University of Israel. His driven curiosity regarding the human state and technological advance fuels his artistic productivity.
Their background is in fine arts, mainly in painting, (2001-2006) and in 2005, while living in Leiden Holland, their work began to focus more and more in the fields of new-media art, net-art, conceptual art, installation art, and interdisciplinary collaborations with dance companies, fashion designers, biotechnologists, and musicians.