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artist, writer, and educator


Yanai Toister

artist, writer, and educator


Yanai Toister (Ph.D.) is an artist, writer, and educator serving as associate professor at the Unit for History and Philosophy at the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art in Israel (which he directed from 2017 until 2022). Toister’s artworks have been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions (including Sandroni.Rey, Los Angeles; Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv; Kunstahalle Luzern, Switzerland; Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles; Maison Europèenne de la Photographie, Paris; the 11th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale; Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany; Israel Museum). Toister’s writing has been published in various books and journals (including: Philosophy of Photography; Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts; Mafte’akh Lexical Review of political Thought; Ubiquity; Photographies; Journal of Visual Art Practice). Toister’s book Photography from the Turin Shroud to the Turing Machine has recently been published by Intellect/University of Chicago Press.


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