Education

 

2019-2022: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Department of Film Studies, King's College London

 

2018-2019: Postdoctoral Fellow – Department of Film Studies - King’s College London

 

2013-2018: Ph.D. In Media and Communication, Goldsmiths College, London.  

 

Titled Home Alone: Media Habituation as Warfare

Supervisors: Dr. Pasi Valiaho and Dr. Susan Schuppli

 

2011-2013: M.A In Film Studies (With Hons.) Tel Aviv University, Department of the Arts

2010 - 2011: M.F.A Columbia University, School of the Arts (incomplete)

2006- 2010: B.A Film and Television Studies, Tel Aviv University

 

Teaching and Research Experience

 

2018-2019: Associate Lecture, Film Formations, MA Module, Film Studies Department, King’s College

 

2017-2018: Associate Lecturer (Autumn Term) Landscape and Power, BA Module, Visual Cultures Department, Goldsmiths College

 

2016-2017: Seminar Leader (Autumn Term) The Archaeology of the Moving Image, BA Module, Media and Communications Department, Goldsmiths College. Seminar Leader (Spring Term) Media Arts, BA Module, Media and Communications Department, Goldsmiths College (Lecturer: Joanna Zylisnka)

 

2015-2016: Practice Based Workshop in Filmmaking (Autumn Term) MA Module,  Media and Communications Department, Goldsmiths College

Seminar Leader (Spring Term). Media Arts, BA Module, Media and Communications Department, Goldsmiths College

 

2014-2015: Seminar Leader (Spring Term)

Media Arts, BA Module, Media and Communications Department, Goldsmiths College

 

Peer-Reviewed Article

 

  • Rambo in Palestine: Cinema, War and Desert Terrirtories (Forthcmoing), Screen Journal, Oxford Press

  • Spectacle As Camouflage, Word Records Journal, Issue 2, November 2018

  • I am Spartacus: Individualising Visual media and Warfare, Media Culture & Society. Sage, May 2018.

  • The Kitchen Knife: A Stab in the Eye of Domestic Enclosure. Different Skies Journal, Issue 4. “Sixteen Summers”, July 2016.

  • On images that Write Themselves, Takriv Journal, In Volume 9 “The Essay Film”. Ed. By Ohad Landsman, 2015, (Available In Hebrew).

 

Book Chapters

 

  • The Glow that Illuminates and the Glare that Obscures, in The Documentary Moment, ed. Joshua Malitsky and Patrik Sjoberg, Indiana University Press, 2019 (Forthcoming)

 

Other Essays

 

  • This is Not a Hole. Invited piece, Sonic Acts Academy edited volume. February 2018

  • File: Hito Steyerl, Ma’aravon, volume 10, Ed. Laliv Melamed and Josua Simon, 2017 (Available In Hebrew).

  • One Dimension Too Many: Revisiting Lumiere, Erev Rav, online journal, 2014 (Available In Hebrew).

  • The Hole in the Palestinian House, Erev Rav, Online Journal, 2013 (Available In Hebrew)

 

 

Presentations and Conferences

 

Upcoming talks

Sonic Acts Academy 2020, Invited talk titled:

Healing and Killing in the Underground - 28.02.2020

(with Eitan Efrat)

Goethe University (Frankfurt), Film and Media Studies Department, Invited seminar:

The Magic Mountain - 28.01.2020

Past Talks

2019

Ben Gurion University, Art History Department, Invited Talk titled:

Rambo in the Negev: Cinema, War and Desert Lands

Cambridge University, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, Invited Talk titled:

The Light that Exposes and the Glow that Obscures

King’s College, Department of Film Studies, Invited Talk titled

The Light that Exposes and the Glow that Obscures

 

2018   

Sonic Acts, Amsterdam, 2018. Invited presentation titled: Sinkholes in significations

Doc’s Kingdom, Seminar of Documentary Film.

Agency, Seminar, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem. Paper titled: “Obfuscation: how the military learnt not to worry and love Visible Evidence”.

Visible Evidence: Bloomington Indiana, Paper Titled: “Obfuscation: how the military learnt not to worry and love Visible Evidence”.

DocoSophia, Film and Philosophy conference, Film Department, Tel Aviv University. Paper titled: “Face Off: Habitual Media as Warfare”.

 

2017

Annual Conference, The Center for Cultural Inquiry, UCL, Paper Titled: “Communicating to Remain Separate”.

Visible Evidence Annual Conference, Pre-constituted Panel Titled: “The Right to Collect”.

DocAviv Film Festival Workshop titled: “New Materiality in Film”.

SCMS annual Conference, Chicago, Paper: “The Death of the Cameraman”.

Public Roundtable and Workshop, Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, full presentation.

 

2016

LSE Annual Graduate Conference, Media and Communications Department

XV MAGIS – Gorizia International Film Studies Spring Schoo;, paper titled “The Kitchen Knife”

Public Roundtable and Workshop, Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, full presentation

Docaviv Film Festival Public Lecture titled: “Orientation”.

Annual Media and Communications Conference, Westminster.

 

2015

Jerusalem Film Festival, Film Studies Conference, paper titled: “The Baby’s Lunch”.

Public Roundtable and Workshop, Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, full presentation.

Annual Media and Communications Conference, Westminster.

 

Self-Organized Workshops and Events

 

2018

“Sensible Cinema”: two-day workshop organized at Goldsmiths (Co-organized with Dr. Susan Schuppli and Prof. Esther Leslie)

 

Link: http://www.chase.ac.uk/sensible-cinema/

Two-day workshop advancing a geo-aesthetic approach to filmmaking; tapping into an expanded acoustic frequency range and exploring the limit conditions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

 

2017

“Secret Images” (Co-organized with Dr. Laliv Melamed)

Link: https://iselp.be/fr/conferences/secret-images

Two-day workshop inviting artists and scholars to think and speculate on the various and often contradicting modes of secrecy which emanate from the flood of images that appear daily on our screens.

 

2016   

“The November Film Festival” (Co-organized with members of Screen and Audio Research Unit)

Link: https://www.novemberfilmfestival.org/about

November Film Festival is an international festival for experimental film and artists’ moving image.

 

Films and Moving Image Installations

 

“The Magic Mountain”, 90 minutes (2018-2019) -In production

 

"Salarium”, 44 minutes (2018): Cinema Du Reel, RIDM, DocKassel, ICA, Visible Evidence, Uniondocs, Doc’s Kingdom, 2ANNAS, Alchemy

 

“Low Tide”, 80 minutes (2017, Israel\France): Berlin Film Festival (Forum), Hong Kong Film Festival, New Horizons Film Festival, CineMed. (Award for Best Feature Film, Haifa Film Festival 2017, Israel. Nominated for Best First Feature, “Forum” Section, The Berlin Film Festival).

 

"The Birdman”, 80 minutes (2015): Rotterdam Film Festival, Docaviv, Presented as installation at the Centre For Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

 

“Household”, mixed media installation (2014): Commissioned for The Centre for Digital Art, Holon, Israel

 

“Future Diaries”, 50 minutes (2011): Centre for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Sheffield

 

“Complex”, 10 minutes (2010): IDFA, Rotterdam, Courtisane, Ann Arbor

 

 

Scholarships and Residencies

 

2014-2018 The Kirsh Foundation Scholarship for Excellent Students (Israel, UK), Full PhD Scholarship

 

2017  CNC Film Fund towards the completion of Low Tide: The Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC) is a public administrative organization.

Israeli Film Fund Award towards the production of Low Tide

 

2015 New Fund for Film and media Award towards the production of The Birdman

 

2014 Selection of Cinemart, Rotterdam International film festival, Film Development

 

2011   The School of the Arts scholarship From Columbia University towards MFA

Binger Film Lab, Residency in Amsterdam, towards the development of film.

 

Languages

 

English, Hebrew (native speaker)

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