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Photographic Histories, Actualities, Potentialities: Amateur Photography as Photographic Historiography
(National Media Museum, 2013)
This essay enters into a brief dialogue with the work of some scholars who mapped out the historiography of photography with a view to assessing whether its history could be explained comprehensibly and exist within a ...
Artistic Occupation: Camouflaging Difference in Photographic Imagery of the Middle East
In this invited presentation I looked into processes of cultural exchange and hybridisation carried out in and through photographic practices and images. It focused on nineteenth-, twentieth-, and twenty-first century ...
Scabbed Pictures: On the Familial Birth of National Postmemories
This talk revisited a body of research that I completed and published in 2009: Pasternak, Gil, “Covering Horror: Family Photographs in Israeli Reportage on Terrorism,” Object, 11: 87-104, London 2009. Focusing on the ...
Dominant Participants and Active Producers: Popular Photographic Cultures in Photography Studies
In the second decade of the twenty-first century, and for the first time in history, virtually all disciplines within the arts, humanities and social sciences have their own photography scholars. Historiographical at its ...
An Innocent Politics?: Investigating Family Photography in Modern Israel
In this talk I discussed the politics of family photography through imagery taken in Israel. Looking at collections of family photographs that have been used both in the domestic and the public spheres, I explored the ...
Future Backgrounds (Solo exhibition)
Future Backgrounds brings together the contemporary geographies of Israel-Palestine with photographic styles that emerged as a result of British and French Imperial rule in the nineteenth-century. The exhibition considers ...
Récits d'un territoire = Ground narratives
(Diaphane éditions, 2013)
Pictorial Historians: Making Photographs into Memories, Stories and Narratives (1880s-1930s)
This talk was invited in anticipation of the opening of the exhibition "The Henkin Brothers: A Discovery: People of 1920s-30s Berlin and Leningrad." Delivered to curators, practitioners, students, academics and members of ...
“… And I will Live Forever”: The Intimate Politics of Family Photographs
This invited talk investigated the practice of family photography and its interrelationship with the social domain, with state politics, and issues of cultural difference, class, nationalism and racism. Addressing some ...
Playing soldiers: posing militarism in the domestic sphere
(Cambridge Scholars, 2011)