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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 ...
“Bad Photos”: A Political Theorisation of Lomography
In recent years vernacular photographic practices have become integral participants in the formation of narratives within the media, the art sphere, as well as academic discourses on global and local political phenomena. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...