Dr. Mor Presiado

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Dr. Mor Presiado
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Publications

                       Publications

 

“'Never Say You Are Not Hungry': Images of Hunger in Holocaust Art Works of  Contemporary Women Artists as an Expression of  Poverty, Feminist Ideology and Intergenerational Memory," Motar (Hebrew) (forthcoming)   

 

Presiado, Mor. "Reconstructing Life Stories of Holocaust Survivors through Art: The Case of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz and Ilana Ravek," Journal of Modern Jewish Studies (16.7.2015) (Routledge).

 

Presiado, Mor. ''Mine Enemies Chased Me Sore, Like a Bird':

 Representations of Rape in Women's contemporary Holocaust Art," Her Story: Transference Methods of Women's Biographies and Autobiographies from the Holocaust (forthcoming).

 

Presiado, Mor and Lea Fish (curators). 2014. Motherhood in the Shadow of the Holocaust. Exhibition Catalogue. Ramat Gan: The Leiber Center Gallery for Exhibitions, Bar-Ilan University. (Hebrew)  

 

Presiado, Mor. 2012. "'These Threads Capture Shadows': Sewing and Embroidery in Holocaust Art Works of Contemporary Jewish Women Artists." Ars Judaica 8: 101-105.

 

In Preparation

 "Chains of Memory: Representation of Female Familial Cross-Generational Relationships in the Art Works of Daughters of Holocaust Survivors" (in progress).

 

"'When Trauma Reappears': Representation of Breast Cancer in the Art of Holocaust Survivors and their Daughters" (in progress). 

 

Participation at Conferences

 

November 2015: "Feminist Ideology, Socialist Thought and Jewish-American Identity in Judy 

 Chicago's "Holocaust Project: From Darkness into Light", New York/New Work: Contemporary Jewish Art in NYC Conference , Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem.                         

 

September 2015: "Constructing and Deconstructing Jewish Art", Bar-Ilan University, Department of Jewish Art: 

Jewish Art as Autobiography: Reconstructing Life Stories of Holocaust Survivors through Art (English)

 

February 2015:  International Workshop within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI),Yad Vashem, Jerusalem:

Expanding the Perspective on Holocaust Art: The Female Experience during the Holocaust as Expressed in Women's Art (1939-1948)(English)

 

January 2015: "Jewish Art in contemporary Israel", Bar-Ilan University, Department of Jewish Art:

Intergenerational Memory in the Art of Daughters of Holocaust Survivors (Hebrew)

February 2014:  Annual Motar Conference, Tel Aviv University

"'Never Say You Are Not Hungry': Images of Hunger in Holocaust Art Works of  Contemporary Women Artists as an Expression of  Poverty, Feminist Ideology and Intergenerational Memory." (Hebrew)

 

July 2013: The Sixteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem:

"Mother-Daughter Relationships and the Maternal Figure in the Works of Daughters of Holocaust Survivors." (English)

 

March 2013: Women and the Holocaust Conferences, The Sixth International Conference, Israel:

"Representations of Rape and Sexual Abuse in Women's Holocaust Art from 1945 to the Present." (English)

 

May 2010: NYU/Haifa Graduate Student Conference, New York University, New York:

"Grief and Solace in the Works of Women Artists who Survived the Holocaust as Children." (English)

 

August 2009: The fifteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem:

"'These Threads Capture Shadows': The Sewing and embroidery Motif in the Holocaust Art Works of Contemporary Israeli and American Women Artists." (English)

 

March, 2009: First Junior Scholars Conference on Jewish Art, Tel Aviv University.

"Judy Chicago's Double Jeopardy: A Feminist Response to the Holocaust in Contemporary Art." (English)

 

Research

  • Art and Gender
  • Holocaust Art; Modern Art
  • Contemporary Art in Israel and The United States
  • Jewish Identity in Art

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Education

 

2007- 2103: PhD, University of Bar-Ilan, Ramat-Gan, Israel.

Faculty of Jewish Studies, Department of Jewish Art.  

"The Influence of Feminism and Gender Research on Holocaust Art Created by Women Artists in Europe (1939-1949), Israel and United States (1970-2010):

The Case of Judy Chicago's 'Holocaust Project – From Darkness into Light' as a Basis for the Analysis of Other Women Artists' Works."

Supervisors: Prof. Bracha Yaniv and Dr. Mirjam Rajner

 

2007: M.A. degree, History of Art Department, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

 Thesis: "'The City beyond Good and Evil': The City in German Expressionism Figurative Painting 1905-1933."

Supervisors: Dr. Ruth Markus

 

1999-2004: B.A. in History of Art and Film and Television, Tel Aviv University, Israel (double major).

 

  Employment:

 

2011-onwards: Lecturer at the Department of Jewish Art, Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University.

 

2008-2010: Research assistant to Dr. Mirjam Rajner, Department of Jewish Art, Faculty of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University.

 

2008 – 2009:  Lecturer at Avni Institute of Art and Design.

 

2004-2006: Lecturer at Ascola-Meimad: Institute of Art and Design.

 

2001-2003: Instructor at the Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat-Gan.  

 

Scholarships and Awards

 

 

2012: Yehiel Ozer, Jonah (Tova) Hinda and Moshe Yehezkel of Clar House Scholarship, Faculty of Jewish Studies, The Leona and Arnold Finkler Institute for Holocaust Research, Bar-Ilan University.

 

2012: PhD Scholarship, The International Institute for Holocaust Research Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.

 

 2007-2011:  President's Scholarships for Excellent Doctoral Students, Bar-Ilan University.

 

2010:  The Fanya Gottesfeld Heller Center for the Study of Women in Judaism Student Research Award, Bar-Ilan University.

 

2010: MA and PhD Scholarship, The International Institute for Holocaust Research Yad Vashem.

                       

2007:  "The Faculty Award for Research in the Field of Expressionism", The Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of the Arts, Tel-Aviv University, through the Robert Gore Rifkind Donation.

    

2005: "The Faculty award" in M.A Studies, The Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of the Arts, Tel-Aviv University.