Cultural Visuality and Visual Culture


Tuesday-Wednesday, May 16th -17th2017

Tuesday, Part I: Mt. Scopus Campus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Rabin Building, room 3001
10:00-10:15 Gathering
10:15-10:30 Greetings and Opening Remarks
Dr. Lola Kantor Kazovsky, Head of the Department of Art History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Dr. Lyat Friedman Head of the Master in Policy & Theory of the Arts, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

10:30-12:00 Session I: Through the Image: Contextual Research
Chaired by Dr. Kobi Ben-Meir Hebrew University
Osnat Shapira, Bezalel: Acts of Construction and Deconstruction in Mirit Cohen's Broken Vessels Series.
Aviva Leibler, Hebrew University: Transgression and Identity: The Golem of David Aronson
Lia Lahav Klein, Hebrew University: Avigdor Arikha: Self-Portrait Peeping Through a Keyhole: On Choice, Freedom and Illusion

12:00-13:00 Session II: Out of the Box: Alternative-Curating Spaces
Chaired By Lotem Pinchover Hebrew University
Inna Berkowits, Haifa University: Between Fairytales and Devastation: The ROSTA and GPP Posters of Vladimir Mayakovsky Between the Years 1919-1922
Tal Haran, Bezalel: From One Wall to Another- When Art in the Streets Becomes Street Art

13:00-14:00 Break

14:00-16:00 Session III: Identity Versioning: Outfits of Collective Ideals
Chaired by Dr. Gal Ventura Hebrew University
Yael Ouliel, Shenkar: Re-definition: Jewelry Discipline
Rotem Elbaz, Bezalel: Westernizing the Israeli Body: Trinny & Susannah's Makeover
Sharon Shamay-Zehavi, Shenkar: "I Watch Her on Her Way to School": Design Patterns of School Uniforms in Israel

14:00-18:30 Session IV: The Medium as a Narrator
Chaired by Elad Yaron Hebrew University
Iris Morag, Tel-Aviv University: Porcelain Tableware by Naaman – An Israeli Story
Adi Hamer Yacobi, Ben-Gurion University: Research in Design: Semiotics and Family Resemblance in Yaacov Kaufman's Work
Shy Kirschenzweig, Shenkar: The Evolution of Shell Casings in Zionist Visual Culture

Part II Wednesday, Bezalel Academy, Hansen House, 14 Gedalyahu Alon st., Jerusalem

09:45-10:00 Gathering

10:00-11:30 Session V: The Quality of Reference: Iconography as Creative Expression
Chaired by Tsilla Philipson Bezalel
Dana Notkovich, Shenkar: Common Motifs in Postmodern Reflexivity in Art, Cinema and Design, Reflected in the Works of Michel Gondry, Vick Muniz and Kim Buck
Mor Naveh, Hebrew University: The Floral Garden: A Place of Ethics and Science in Poussin's Realm of Flora
Ruth Kestenbaum Ben-Dov, Haifa University: The Ink Sketches of Moshe Kupferman 1963-1969: From Landscape to Signature

Coffee break

12:00-13:30 Session VI: Women Photographed: Gender Symbols & Religious Propaganda
Chaired by Dr. Roy Brand  Bezalel
Ori Rosenthal, Bezalel: Bikini, Burkini and Beyond: The Female Body as a Battlefield Between France and Islam
Yehudit Eko Caplan, Hebrew University: From the Oriental to the Grotesque: The Image of Jewish Tunisian Women in Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries' Photography
Michal Yehudai, Shenkar: "Malca" - Blogazine for Great Women

13:30-14:30 Break
Chaired by Dr. Roy Brand  Bezalel

14:30-16:00 Session VII: Art as Experience
Chaired by Dr. Tal Ben Zvi  Bezalel
Noa Melamed, Hebrew University: Neustein's Grid in the Nineteen Seventies: An Encounter Between the Formal and the Political
Ronit Sultan, Ben-Gurion University: Yamit Walls: Complex Conscious Space and the Concept of Home.
Ilanit Konopny, Bezalel: How To Explain Pain or Ghosts? 

Concluding Remarks
Tal Schottenstein, Representative of the Students