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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 ...
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 ...