║ Gaston Zvi Ickowicz ║

© Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, Untitled #2, from the series August 06, 2006 © Gaston Zvi Ickowicz, Untitled #6, from the series August 06, 2006 “The images in the series “August 06″ were taken in the summer of 2006, during the cease-fire between Israel and Lebanon. These photographs portray Ickowicz’s view of the war  a dark…

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║ Adi Nes ║

© Adi Nes, Hagar, from the series Bible, 2006 © Adi Nes, Untitled, from the series Soldiers, 2000 © Adi Nes, Untitled, from the series Soldiers, 1998 “Staged photography, the style which I’ve adopted, demands complex production and exacting direction, if for no other reason than a great deal of money and energy are poured…

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║ Yuval Yairi ║

© Yuval Yairi, from the series Forevermore © Yuval Yairi, from the series Forevermore “Yuval Yairi’s (b. 1961) body of photographs, Forevermore, focuses on the Hansen Hospital in Jerusalem, the abode of Hansen’s disease patients, an illness which had erroneously been identified with biblical leprosy. Originally called Jesus Hilfe, the hospital was founded in 1887…

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║ Inbal Sivan ║

© Inbal Sivan, Baroque, 2003 © Inbal Sivan, Nude, 2007 “Inbal Sivan’s images borrow heavily from traditions in art history, including aspects of the “male gaze.” It entails inactive women looking at some vague point off-camera suggesting that they are not engaged with their audience (or with anything) but rather have appeared, conveniently, to be…

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