Rotem Rozental is the Chief Curator of the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, CA. In this capacity, she serves as the Assistant Dean of the Whizin Center and the Director of the Institute for Jewish Creativity (IJC). Rotem is a photo-historian, writer, and curator. Traversing the domains of technology, media and art, Rotem has been working as a consultant, editor, writer, educator and organizer for international publications, cultural non-profits and organizations, among them Dia:Beacon, The Liverpool Biennial, The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, and the Jerusalem Season of Culture. Her scholarly and curatorial projects were also supported by Artis, Independent Curators International, NurtureArt and the Center for Jewish History (NYC). Most recently, she curated the dual exhibition Launch Sites L.A., which expands unto two sites in Los Angeles, several countries and a number of potential universes. Rotem’s writings and academic essays appeared in magazines, journals, and publications such as Photographies, Philosophy of Photography, Artforum.com, Tablet.com, and Uncertain States. Rotem is currently pursuing her Dissertation project, in which she explores the intersections of Zionist photographic archives, the image of the body and the writing of a national territory under the guidance of Prof. John Tagg (Binghamton University, NY).
Visiting Curators Series Mentorship Program Central Features Contemporary Art Albuquerque, NM February 2 – October 12, 2018 ?Independent curator Nancy Zastudil and Independent Curators International (ICI) have partnered to initiate the Visiting Curator Series, a biennial program which brings to Albuquerque a select group of curators to conduct studio visits with multiple local artists over […]read more »
Simeon Barclay, installation view of The Feast Wagon, The Tetley, Leeds, 2015. Photo by Jules Lister. The Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists Programme is a three-year partnership led by the Biennial with ICI and CACTUS gallery in Liverpool. The program offers 10 artists based in the North of England an international framework for artistic development and […]read more »
Dead Lands: Aissa Deebi and Rotem Rozental, Conversation and Book Launch Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 FREE and open to the public In conjunction with the exhibition Dead Lands: Karkaot Mawat, on view at NurtureArt, CI alumna Rotem Rozental speaks with artist Aissa Deebi. This conversation begins with […]read more »
Image: Josh T. Franco, In Tllilli, In Tlapalli: Three Tejanos in Red and Black. Installation View. Height specific plywood mounts (6, 410, 57). Beeswax coated glyphs, dimensions varying between 1″x1 to 4″x4. Storytelling table: small table and a 8.5 x 11 lightbox. Dead Lands: Josh T. Franco in Conversation with Rotem Rozental Thursday, April 28, […]read more »
Fall 2014 Curatorial Intensive Public Symposium: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 27:30pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE Join ICI and the Fall 2014 Curatorial Intensive participants on September 30 for a public symposium where the participants will present their exhibition and project proposals that they have developed throughout the […]read more »