Dr. Alma Itzhaky


Research Interests

  • The Philosophy of Art (Modernism and Contemporary Art, Ontology of Art, Aesthetic Judgment)
  • Art and Political Action
  • Theory of the Public Sphere
  • Ecological Art and Ecocriticism
  • Political Ecology



  • "Beyond the Distance: The Virtual Reality of the Image." Bezalel: Journal of Visual and Material Culture, 8:1 [online, Hebrew].
  • "The aesthetic judgment 'This is art' in Stanley Cavell and Thierry de Duve." co-authored with Pioter Shmugliakov. Journal of Aesthetics & Culture, 13:1, 2021. [online].
  • "New in Nature: Round Table on Onagers, Prickly Pears and People in Anthropocene Israel." co-authored with Ofri Ilani, Tamar Novick, Eran Schwarzfuchs and Gil Shani in Theory and Criticism, Winter 2022. (Hebrew) [online]

Book Sections and Catalogs

  • "Beyond the Distance – A Body." In Noa Yafe, Joshua Simon (Ed.) Beyond the Distance – A Distance. Mousse Publishing. 2020. 
  • Judea Navalis. With Noa Rosenberg and Merhav Yeshorun. The Tel Aviv Museum of Art 
  • "All the Ships to Come". In Exile; Host and Guest Exhibition Catalog. Curator: Steven Henry Madoff. Tel Aviv Museum of Art.  

Art Magazines

  • "About Artists' Livelihoods", in Erev-Rav, 3:1, 2022 (Hebrew).
  • "Belief and Disbelief in Painting." Hamidrasha, 17:1, 2015 (Hebrew).
  •  "And Reality Enters Your Film – Interview with Guy Ben-Ner and Avi Mograbi". Hamidrasha, 15:1, 2013 (Hebrew).
  • "Hey! Evet, I’m Gay and I’m Left: on Fluency, Stuttering and Fascism in Roee Rosen’s Out." Ma’arvon, 8:1, 2012 (Hebrew).


  • Colette Soler. Lacan, L’inconscient Reinventé. Translation from French to Hebrew. [הלא-מודע מומצא מחדש] Alma Itzhaky. Tel-Aviv, Resling. 2018.
  • Jean Laplanche. Vie et Mort en Psychanalyse. [חיים ומוות בפסיכואנליזה] Translation from French to Hebrew: Alma Itzhaky. Tel-Aviv, Resling.


  • "Disturbed Landscapes in Palestinian and Israeli Contemporary Art", Workshop on Political Ecology in Israel/Palestine. The Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 2022
  • "Prospective and Retrospective Judgment: The Role of Aesthetic Judgment in Arendt’s Philosophy of Action", The European Society for Aesthetics annual conference, University of Barcelona. 2016
  • "Art as Action and as Work", The European Society for Aesthetics annual conference, University of Amsterdam. 2014
  • "A Political Act Done with Colors", Authority in Education and Art, Beit-Berl College, Israel. 2012
  • "Music that Ceases from Being Written", Workshop on Improvisation, the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Musicology, the Tel-Aviv University, Israel. 2012


Liberal Arts BA Program, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

  • Fall semester 2021/2022: Philosophical Perspectives on Modern Art 
  • Fall semester 2020/2021: Theories of the Public Sphere
  • Spring semester 2020: Truth in Politics
  • Spring semester 2019: Vita Activa: Philosophy and the Life of Practice

The Interdisciplinary School of Art, Shenkar College of Engineering, Design, and Art, Israel

  • 2021–2022: First Year Interdisciplinary Forum
  • 2020–2021: First Year Interdisciplinary Forum
  • 2017–2022: Drawing Studio
  • 2013–2017: Painting Studio