Original Articles (in peer reviewed journals)
Dec. 2009 “Bin Laden, The Belly Dancer and the Ethnographic Collection of Israel Museum: Images of Muslims, Arabs and Palestinians in Contemporary Japanese Art," Ma'arav Magazine: for Art and Culture (in Hebrew), electronic magazine http://maarav.org.il/2009/12/13/zohar_japan/
Jan. 2011 “The Paintings of Ibrahim Nubani : Assimilation, Camouflage and Schizophrenia", Theory, Culture & Society, vol. 28(1):3-33. http://tcs.sagepub.com/content/28/1/3.full.pdf+html (Journal ranking Q1)
Oct. 2011 “The Elu[va]sive Japanese Portrait: Repetition, Difference and Multiplicity", Trans Asia Photography Review,* Vol. 2 issue 1 http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=tap;view=text;rgn=main;idno=7977573.0002.103
Oct. 2011 “The Elu[va]sive Portrait: Mimicry, Masquerade and Camouflage Conceptual and Theoretical Notes, an Introduction', Trans Asia Photography Review,* Vol. 2 issue 1 http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=tap;view=text;rgn=main;idno=7977573.0002.102
Oct. 2012 “Camouflage, Photography and [In]visibility: Yamashiro Chikako's ‘Chorus of Melodies’ series (2010),” Trans Asia Photography Review,* Vol. 3 issue 1
Jan. 2013 “On Butō and Body, Gender, Performance and Mimicry: Morimura Yasumasa, Ōno Kazuo and the Movement Discourse,” Dance Now** 23 (special issue: On Butō Dance) (in Hebrew), 76-81.
Jan. 2014 “Yayoi Kusama: The Jewel, the Mirror and the String of Beads,” N. Paradoxa vol. 33 (special issue: Religion). (Journal ranking Q2)
May 2016 “Bir'im on Caves: Archive of Archives, Photo Essay” and “Epilogue,” Bezalel Journal of Visual and Material Culture, Issue 3 Visual Activism http://journal.bezalel.ac.il/he/article/3688 (in Hebrew)
May 2017 “Performativity and Invisibility: The Asia-Pacific War Memory in Japanese Photography—Tsukada Mamoru’s Identical Twins Series (2003) and Suzuki Norio’s Photos of Onoda Hiroo (1974),” positions: asia critique, Vol. 25(2):388-429. (Journal ranking Q1 in all sections/ scales) http://muse.jhu.edu.rproxy.tau.ac.il/article/654624
Nov 2017 “Camouflage” Mafteach: Political Thought Lexicon (Minerva Institute for th Humanities, Tel Aviv University)(in Hebrew).
Refereed Articles in Books
Jan 2010 “Pelluses/ Phani: The Multiplication, Displacement and Appropriation of the Phallus", in Keith Vincent & Nina Cornyetz, eds., Perversion and Modern Japan: Experiments in Psychoanalysis (London: Routledge, 2010):102-123.
May 2014 “Strategies of Camouflage: Schizoanalysis in Contemporary Photography" in: Ian Buchanan and Lorna Collins, eds., Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Visual Art (London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014):173-202.
June 2016 “6 August" (Matsushige Yoshito photographs of the A Bomb in Hiroshima), in: End of Empire: One Hundred Days in 1945 that Changed Asia and the World, Copenhagen, Denmark: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, 2016):35-41.
June 2016 “9 August" (Yamahata Yosuke photographs of the A Bomb in Nagasaki), in: David Chandler, Robert Cribb, and Li Narangoa (eds). End of Empire: One Hundred Days in 1945 that Changed Asia and the World, Copenhagen, Denmark: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, 2016):44-47.
July 2016 「マハトマ・ガンディー，毛沢東、べトコン兵士グェン・ヴァン・レムを処刑するヴァン・ゴク・ロアン 森村泰昌におけるアジアのイメージ」『日本およびアジア地域におけるグローバル・アートとディアスポラ・アート』[Global art and Diasporic Art in Japan and Asia], MAM Research 002 (Tokyo: University of Tokyo & Mori Art Museum, 2016):222-242. (in Japanese).
Nov 2016 “Performative Recollection: Koizumi Meiro Representations of kamikaze pilots and the Trauma of Asia-Pacific War in Japan,” in: Yochai Ataria, David Gurevich, Yuval Neria and Haviva Pedia (eds.) Interdisciplinary Handbook of Trauma and Culture (London: Springer Publishing, 2016):117-131.
2019, "Tathāgata, Trace and Indexicality: Foot and Hand Prints in Japan," in: Julia Hegeweld (ed.) In the Footsteps of the Masters: Footprints, Feet and Shoes as Objects of Veneration in the Arts of Asia, Berlin: EB Verlag.
Chapters in Books
May 2009 “Anti-Oedipus, Ajase Complex and PostGender: The Multiplicity and Temporality of Genders', in: Ayelet Zohar, ed., PostGender: Gender, Sexuality and Performativity in Japanese Culture, (Newcastle-upon-tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009):xxvii-lvi.
May 2009 “The Multiplicity of the Phallus: Becoming and Repetition", in Ayelet Zohar, ed., PostGender: Gender, Sexuality and Performativity in Japanese Culture (Newcastle-upon-tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009):109-154.
Sep 2009 “The Pregnant Man: Fiction or Future Reality?,” in Ayelet Zohar, ed., PostGender: Gender, Sexuality an/d Performativity in Japanese Culture (Newcastle-upon-tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009):171-181.
May 2016 “Mergence and Emergence: A Biological Model for Reading the Israeli Architectural and Political Space" in: Yael Eylat Van Essen (ed.) LifeObject: Merging Biology & Architecture The Israeli Pavilion at the 15th Annual Venice Biennale for Architecture (Montreal, Quebec: Sternthal Books, Inc., 2016):47-56.
Nov 2016 “Broken Vessel: Deconstruction, Shattering, and Chimerian Narratives in Contemporary [Ceramic] Art,” in: Shlomit Bauman (ed.) Matter as Language/ Language as Matter (Tel Aviv: Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics, 2016):20-45. (in Hebrew).
Books and Journals Edited
July 2009 Editor, PostGender: Gender, Sexuality and Performativity in Japanese Culture, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, 341p. ISBN 1-4438-0990-X
Oct 2011 Guest editor, The Eva[lu]sive Portrait: Photographic Portraiture in East-Asia and Beyond, Trans Asia Photography Review,* Vol. 2, issue 1 http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/tap/7977573.0002.1*?rgn=main;view=fulltext
Jun 2015 Editor, Beyond Hiroshima: The Return of the Repressed Wartime Memory, the Performative and the Documentary in Contemporary Japanese Photography and Video-Art, Tel Aviv University Art Gallery 288p. ISBN 978-965-7160-41-1
April 2019 Zmanim: Historical Quarterly, Tel Aviv University. Special issue dedicated to Martin Scorsese's Silence.
Dec. 2019 Review of Japanese Culture and Society, Jōsai University, Tokyo. Special issue: “Post-Photography, Critical Images: Photography beyond Representation and Affective Images at Times of Crisis and New Contingencies in the Heisei Era” (Working Title). Chief editor: Miya Mizuta-Lippit
Texts in Exhibition Catalogues
Sep. 2005 “The Seven Genders of Japan,” PostGender: Gender, Sexuality and Performativity in Contemporary Japanese Art, Exhibition catalogue, Haifa Museum Publication, 232pp. full colour, ISBN 965-7067-61-8
Nov. 2012 Catalogue text for Smashing!: Fragments in Contemporary [Ceramic] Art and Beyond, Exhibition catalogue, Beit Benyamini, Tel Aviv.
Dec. 2012 “Smashing! Deconstruction, Fragility and Fragments in Contemporary [Ceramic] Arts,” article on Erev Rav Magazine for Art and Culture (in Hebrew) http://erev-rav.com/archives/21590
May 2013 “Folds and Tents, Portraits and Drawers: Homage to Lutfiya, My Sister at the Yarmouk Camp,” in: Homage to Loutfiya, Abed Abdi's painting and two dimensional work, Exhibition catalogue (Haifa: Beit Hagefen Gallery). 96 pp. full colour. In Hebrew, Arabic, and English.
May 2014 Exhibition text for Two Moons on the Shore, Wind-Up Bird in Norwegian Wood: Haruki Murakami and Contemporary Art (Tel Aviv: Contemporary by Golconda Gallery). 45 pp. Full colour. In Hebrew and English. http://contemporary.co.il/show_exhibition/48. In Hebrew and English.
March 2015 “Ceci n'est pas un Chofar,” text for Avital Geva exhibition Jews, Contemporary by Golconda Art Gallery, Tel Aviv http://contemporary.co.il/show_exhibition/54. In Hebrew and English.
May 2015 “Introduction” in: Beyond Hiroshima: The Return of the Repressed Wartime Memory, Performativity and the Documentary in Contemporary Japanese Photography and Video Art, Exhibition catalogue (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University Art Gallery):10-23. In English, Hebrew and Japanese.
Sep 2015 “Meiro Koizumi, The Kamikaze Projects: Towards a Definition of the Third Generation in Japan,” in: Meiro Koizumi: Portrait of a Failed Silence (Mexico City: MUAC・Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, UNAM):36-49. In English and Spanish.
April 2013 Review of Maki Fukuoka's “The Premise of Fidelity: Science, Visuality, and Representing the Real in Nineteenth-Century Japan,” Trans Asia Photography Review,* Vol. 3, issue 2
May 2013 Review of Paul O'Neill's 'The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s)", Journal of Curatorial Studies, vol. 2. issue 2, Summer 2013 (Journal ranking O1)
Feb. 2018 Review of Midori Yamamura’s “Yayoi Kusama: Inventing the Singular,” Japanese Language and Literature. Reviews editor: Janice Carole Brown.
2018 Review of Atsuko Sakaki’s “The Rhetoric of Photography in Modern Japanese Literature,” Japanese Language and Literature. Reviews editor: Janice Carole Brown
Jul-Aug. 1998 “Chen Zhen: The Edge of Poetics- 50 strokes to Each", Studio 95, 62-64 (in Hebrew).
Apr. 2012 “Okinawa-Philadelphia-Tokyo: The Specificity and Complexity of Mao Ishikawa’s Photographic Work', Trans Asia Photography Review,* Vol. 2 issue 2 http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=tap;view=text;rgn=main;idno=7977573.0002.204
July 2012 “Adding to Subtract,” exhibition review, Erev Rav Magazine for Art and Culture, (in Hebrew), http://erev-rav.com/archives/19272. (in Hebrew).
Nov. 2012 “Meta Narrative" Reconsidering Exhibitions of Asian Art in Israel, Erev Rav Magazine for Art and Culture (in Hebrew), http://erev-rav.com/archives/21118. (in Hebrew).
Nov. 2015 Review of “Great Crescent: Art and Agitation in the 1960s – Japan, South Korea and Taiwan,” exhibition at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo April-July, 2015 in: Avi Lubin and Lea Abir (eds.) Tohu Magazine http://tohumagazine.com/article/great-crescent-art-and-agitation-1960s-%E2%80%93-japan-south-korea-and-taiwan (in Hebrew, English and Arabic).
June 2017 "Recycling, but still actual. Ai in Jerusalem" Review of Ai Weiwei's "Maybe, Maybe Not." In: Erev Rav: Art, Culture and Soceity http://www.erev-rav.com/archives/46241 (in Hebrew).
Reviews of My Books
March 2017 Miriam Wattles "Beyond Hiroshima: The Return of the Repressed; Wartime Memory, Performativity and the Documentary in Contemporary Japanese Photography and Video Art ed. by Ayelet Zohar (review)," Journal of Japanese Studies vol. 43(1)(Winter 2017):197-201. (Journal ranking Q2).
May 2017 Yoshiaki Kai "Beyond Hiroshima: The Return of the Repressed; Wartime Memory, Performativity and the Documentary in Contemporary Japanese Photography and Video Art ed. by Ayelet Zohar (review)," History of Photography vol. 41, No. 1 (spring 2017):90-92. (Journal ranking Q1).
Mar 2011 “Ayelet Zohar and Ibrahim Nubani: Interview and Images,” Theory, Culture and Soceity blog, http://theoryculturesociety.blogspot.com/2011/03/ayelet-zohar-and-ibrahim-nubani.html
Jan 2014 “Interview with Prof. Norman Bryson, ” Erev Rav Magazine for Art and Culture http://erev-rav.com/archives/27724. (In Hebrew). לא מנומס לדון בשאלת המעורבות האישית של החוקר עם הדימוי": ראיון עם נורמן ברייסון
Sep 2016 “In conversation with Efrat Livni, ” User Transparent, Ayelet Zohar Solo show at the Haaretz Art Collection, Gallery Minus One, Tel Aviv. Hebrew and English.
Nov. 2017 "Interview with Hsieh Tehching," Erev Rav Magazine for Art and Culture.