Prof. Yanai Toister

Yanai Toister (Ph.D.) is an artist, writer and educator serving as associate professor at the Multidisciplinary Art school and the Unit for History and Philosophy. He was the director of the Unit for History and Philosophy between 2017-2022 and is currently Dean of International programs at Shenkar.

Toister’s artworks have been shown 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: Digital Creativity; Flusser Studies; Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts; Mafte’akh Lexical Review of Political Thought; Philosophy of Photography; Photographies; Ubiquity). 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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