Dr. Noam Gal

Noam  Gal

A researcher of visual culture from the discovery of photography to today.>>> He began his work in the Bezalel Academy in the Department for Visual Communication, and went on to study Cultural Studies at the Hebrew University and to do his doctorate at Yale University. Since 2013 Gal has been Curator of Photography at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. In the Department of Art History he teaches the History and Theory of Photography, Contemporary Art as seen through Art Criticism, and questions concerning Museum Research. In his articles and lectures Gal stresses the role of the spectator in the field of art, the connections between education and photography, and the social and political influences on photography in the present day.