Dr. Ayelet Zohar

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Dr. Ayelet Zohar

Dr. Ayelet Zohar is a Lecturer at the Art History Department. She received her PhD from University of London (2007), followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford Univesrity (2007-9), and a second postdoctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian Institution (2011). Dr. Zohar main fields of research are the histoy and theory of phorography, contemporary art and visual culture in Japan.

Dr. Zohar has published extensively on issues of camouflage, schizoabnalysis, gender, and war memory in Japanese photography and contemporary art, and has developed her own reading of photography in Japan as an Opaque medium. 

Dr. Zohar is a transdisciplinary artist and independent curator, and in 2015 her curatorial project entitled "Beyond Hiroshima: The Return of the Repressed" was on show at the Tel Aviv Universirty Art Gallery.

 

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

1982-1986  Midrasha Art School, Major: Painting; Video art; Installation 

1986-1991  BA, East-Asian Studies (Japan), Hebrew University, Jerusaslem (Cum Laude)  

1993-1995  MFA, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing   Ink Painting Dept. Lansdscape Studio (MFA)

1995-1996  The New Seminar for Curatoial and Critical Studies, Camera Obscura, Tel Aviv

1996-2000  MA, Comparative Literature, Tel Aviv University (Summa Cum Laude)

2002-2007  PhD, Slade School of Fine Art, Uniersity of London

2007-2009  Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanfod University, CA

2011             Postdoctoal Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

2010-2013  Teaching Fellow, University of Haifa and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2012-2014  Teaching Fellow, East-Asian Studies & Art History Depts., Tel Aviv University

2015 -           Lecturer, Senior Faculty, Art History Dept. Tel Aviv University

Research Interests

 

 

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