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Special Issue on Photography in Transitioning European Communist and Post-Communist Histories

I’m extremely excited to announce the publication of my guest-edited special issue for the peer-reviewed journal Photography & Culture (2019, vol. 12, no. 2), entitled “Photography in Transitioning European Communist and Post-Communist Histories”. Registering and studying the distinct characteristics of … Continue reading

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Taking Snapshots, Living the Picture: The Kodak Company’s Making of Photographic Biography

My article on Kodak and photographic biography has been published and you can access a PDF version of the document by following this link: Pasternak, Gil, “Taking Snapshots, Living the Picture: The Kodak Company’s Making of Photographic Biography,” Life Writing, … Continue reading

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Out now: Récits d’un territoire (Ground Narratives)

Pasternak, Gil, « Récits d’un territoire » / “Ground Narratives,” in Shoshan, Assaf, Territoires de l’attente, Paris: Diaphane éditions, 2013, pp. 67–71 (French), pp. 71–76 (English). This text explores the political use of family portraits in Assaf Shoshan’s Territoires de … Continue reading

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Out now: ’The Brownies in Palestina’: Politicizing geographies in family photographs

Pasternak, Gil, “’The Brownies in Palestina’: Politicizing geographies in family photographs,” Photography and Culture, 6(1): 41–64, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013. This article is concerned with the production of domestic familial knowledge in connection to the modern Israeli State’s geographical terrain. Considering … Continue reading

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