Dr. Ruthie Ginsburg and Ariel Caine: The Effect of Contemporary Technology on Photography as a Practice of Activism and Civic Action (Hebrew)
Ginsburg and Caine discussed the impact of technological developments on civilian acts and resistance. How changes in the photographic medium impact our understanding of the civilian space, and formulate new ways of action, and how these actions are expressed in the art field.
Dr. Ruthie Ginsburg is a researcher and lecturer for visual culture, engaged in the fields of photography and human rights, and the political aspects of photography. Dr. Ginsburg lectures at the Beit Berl College of Art and the Academy of Art and Design, Bezalel. She is a member of the Lexicon for Political Theory Group at the Minerva Humanities Center at Tel Aviv University, and one of the editors at “Mafte’akh” Journal.
Ariel Caine is an artist and researcher currently living in London. Within the Forensic Architecture Agency at Goldsmith University, Caine’s artistic practice and research deals with relations between state, religious nationality and imaging technologies. His work tries to expose and challenge the way the photographic mechanism is rooted in the idea of building and constructing physical reality. Caine’s works and publications have been featured in exhibitions and magazines in Israel and around the world.