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Jewish Soldiers of the Time: Ethos, Pathos and Logos in Rineke Dijkstra’s “Israel Portraits”
My paper investigated Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra’s photographic series ‘Israel Portraits’, solicited by the Herzliya Museum of Art (Israel) in 1999. ‘Israel Portraits’ depicts Israeli soldiers in military camps and ...
European Travellers in Palestine: The Issue of Trust and “Political Correctness” in the Otolith Group’s Nervus Rerum and Ursula Biemann’s X-Mission
In this talk I perused the visual traditions utilised in the Otolith Group's Nervus Rerum (2008) and Ursula Biemann's X-Mission (2008) with a view to investigating what support they offer to the informative and political ...
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 ...
“… 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 ...
Beyond Intimacy: The Radical Conventions of Family Photography
Drawing upon my talk at the Photographers’ Gallery – “… And I will Live Forever” (18 Sept. 2012) – this talk expanded my investigation into the practice of family photography and its interrelationship with politics and the ...