Ariella azoulay Director of Photo-Lexic, International Research Group, Minerva Center, Tel Aviv University
2010 Gladstine Visiting Professor, Human Rights Center, UConn
She is the author of Civil Imagination: The Political Ontology of Photography (2010, in hebrew, Resling, in english 2011, Verso), Constituent Violence 1947-1950 (Resling in Hebrew, 2009, in english From Palestine to Israel: A Photographic Record of Destruction and State Formation, 1947-1950, Pluto Press), Act of State (2008, in Hebrew – Etgar publisher, in Italian Atto di Stato in Italian Bruno Mondadori), The Civil Contract of Photography (2008, Zone Books, 2007 Resling), Once Upon A Time: Photography following Walter Benjamin (Bar Ilan University Press, 2006, in Hebrew), Death’s Showcase (MIT Press, 2001 – Winner of The Affinity Award, ICP) and TRAining for ART (Hakibutz Hameuchad and The Porter Institut Publishers, 2000, in Hebrew).
She is co-author with Adi Ophir of This Regime Which Is Not One: Occupation and Democracy between the Sea and The River – (1967 - ), [2008, Resling, in hebrew; 2011, Stanford University Press]; Bad Days, 2002, Resling (in Hebrew).
Curator of Untaken Photographs (2010, Winner of the Igor Zabel Competition, The Moderna galerija, Lubliana, Zochrot, Tel Aviv), Constituent Violence 1947-1950 (Zochrot, Tel Aviv), Architecture of Destruction (Zochrot, Tel Aviv), Act of State: 1967-2007 (Minshar Gallery, 2007), Everything Could Be Seen (Um Al Fahem Gallery, 2004), The Angel of History (Hertzela Museum of Art, Mishkan Le-Omanut, Ein Harod, 2001).
Director of documentary films, At Nightfall (2005), I Also Dwell Among Your Own People: Conversations with Azmi Bishara (2004), The Chain Food (2004), The Angel of History (2000) and A Sign from Heaven (1999).