Yanai Toister (Ph.D.) is an artist, writer and educator. Toister serves as associate professor at Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art in Tel Aviv (where he was director of the Unit for History and Philosophy between 2017-22 and is Dean of International Programs since 2022). Toister’s artworks have been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions (including Sandroni.Rey, Los Angeles; Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv; Kunstahalle Luzern, Switzerland; Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles; Maison Europèenne de la Photographie, Paris; the 11th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale; Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany; Israel Museum). Toister’s writing has been published in various catalogues and journals (including Digital Creativity; Flusser Studies; Journal of Visual Art Practice; Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts; Philosophy of Photography; Photographies). Toister’s book Photography from the Turin Shroud to the Turing Machine has been published by Intellect/University of Chicago Press.