Avital Barak

Avital Barak is a yoga teacher, art curator in the Center for Digital Art (CDA) Holon, and a scholar of movement and performance. Her Ph.D. focuses on the varieties of resistance visible in manifestations of movement in the public space. Since 2012, she has been teaching yoga classes for the company dancers, which are open to the public. Since 2014, Barak has been teaching yoga in the dance department at the Seminar Hakibbutzim, and in recent years she has also taught various courses on the history and theory of performance and dance in public space, writing, and cultural studies. Her curatorial work includes research-based exhibitions, public events, and leading research groups. In the past decade, she has curated solo and group exhibitions in Israel and abroad and has published articles in prominent Hebrew and English journals.