Attacks on Photography
The Open University Gallery, Ra'anana, Israel, 2013
Curator: Ron Bartos
“One witness shall not rise up against any man, whatsoever the sin or wickedness be: but in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word shall stand.”
- Book of Deuteronomy, 19:15
Liat Elbling is among the most original voices in today’s local photography scene. She has an exceptionally developed aesthetic sense, and in recent years, her exhibitions have displayed intense, astutely composed photographs that convey a deeply insightful conceptual outlook and earned her the 2011 Constantiner Photography Award from the Tel Aviv Museum, which also hosted an exhibition of her work. Her photographs frequently place the medium of photography and the photographer herself in the witness stand, where this medium is explored and examined while the photographer is required to provide testimony...