Yanai Toister

Director | Unit for History and Philosophy of Art, Design & Technologyat Shenkar College of Engineering, Design & Art
Tel Aviv,
Israel
Focus area: Art Theory, Critical Theory

Yanai Toister (Ph.D.) is an artist, writer and educator serving as Director of the Unit for History and Philosophy at the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art in Israel. 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: Philosophy of Photography; Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts; Mafte’akh Lexical Review of political Thought; Ubiquity; Photographies; Journal of Visual Art Practice; Digital Creativity). Toister’s book Photography from the Turin Shroud to the Turing Machine has recently been published by Intellect/University of Chicago Press.