work in progress

In My Mother's Footsteps



















2019           Aaron Devor, Ardel Haefele-Thomas, Transgender: A Reference Handbook, ABC-CLIO, 2019

                   Eliza Steinbock, Shimmering images : trans cinema, embodiment, and the aesthetics of change. Duke University Press 2019.

                   Karen Wright, “The Art Book: Women Artists” Phaidon Press.upcoming spring 2019


2018           Natalie Chui, “Hystereo“ Arcades Magazine Issue 3, Dec 2018.

                   Julia Steinmetz “Material Enactments: The Transformational Aesthetics of Cassils and           Yishay Garbasz” Transgender Studies Quarterly volme 5, issue 2, 1 May 2018

                   Catherine Alexander, Andrew Sanchez, Indeterminacy: Waste, Value, and the Imagination Berghahn Books, 1 Oct 2018 pp57

                   Ragen Chastain, These Higher-Weight Female Athletes Are Shattering Myths About         Fitness US news and world report, June 7, 2018

                   Madeline Rasmussen, Female Bodies at the Forefront of Protest. Moda Madison Magazine: 20 April 2018

                   Villalpando, Mark J, Battling the big one: LGBTQ+ inclusive art education during the Trump era. Journal of Social Theory in Art Education . 2018, Vol. 38, p25-37. 13p.


2017           *Burdu’ja, Cristina. “On the Inheritance of Post-Traumatic Memory.” Thiiird Magazine, March 2017.

       *Shandler, Jeffrey. “The Unsightly and the Unseen: Yishay Garbasz at Home at the Border.” Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences.

         *Staff. “Yishay Garbasz identity, agency, human rights and the construction of gender.” The Disfactor. March 18 2017. identity-agency-human.html

         Nihan Akdemir, Gender and Its Representation in Contemporary Arts, European Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 7, p. 11-22, oct. 2017.

         *Ken Johnson, Severd Connections: Do what i say or they will kill you. They magazin, 15 August 2017 pp31-34.

         Grayson Morley, Where are they now, Bardian spring 2017 pp15

         Ella Klik, Customizing Memory: Number tattoos in contemporary Israeli memory work, 14 December 2014

         Jeffrey Shandler, Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age, Stanford University Press September 2017


2016                *Staff. “The long story of the contacts of “the other side.”” Kansai Art Beat, February 17, 2016.

            *Coles, Alex Hiroki. “The long story of the contacts of “the other side.”” Shift, February 26, 2016. side.html

            *avidog. “The Art of Trauma.” Art History Grrrls, May 19, 2016.

                *Berlin Community Radio, HYSTEREO #31: Against the Art of Exclusion, March 30,

                *Alison Hugill, BODY // Trauma and Identity: An Interview with Yishay Garbasz, April 19, 2016  

                *Göksu Kunak, Temporality Of Traumas: Yishay Garbasz’s Time Drag Through Images,m-est, Mar 22, 2016

                Angie Kordic, 10 transgender art creatives whose work you should follow, Wide walls, Jan 27, 2016

                *Staff. “イシャイ・ガルバシュ、ユミソン Throw the poison in the well.” Artscape, June 15, 2016.

                Claire Zalc, Tal Bruttmann, Microhistories of the Holocaust

         Volume 24 of War and Genocide pp309, Berghahn Books, 2016

                *Emma Frankland, Trans Pride Special, August 6th, 2016

                Juliet Jacques, Trans: A memoir, Verso publishing, 2016

                Rose, Emma; Lonsdale, Stephen. Hidden Identities and Concealed Dangers: Visual Art, Transgender Health, and Wellbeing.  International Journal of the Image . 2016, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1-12.


2015        Palmer Lauren, 15 Revolutionary and Influential Transgender Artists Who Refuse to Be Invisible Artnet News. Nov 20 2015.

       *Yamamoto Nine "We have to think intersectionally"—Yishay Garbasz on the politics of allyship and solidarity Verso Book Blog,

                Anne Nishimura Morse and Anne E. Havinga, In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11 (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2015). ISBN: 978-0-87846-827-0

                *Halutz, Doron. “Artist Yishay Garbasz burned flesh and trauma works.” September 3, 2015. Haaretz.

                 *Steinbock, Eliza. “Walking into Conflict: Trans Woman and Visual Artist Yishay Garbasz on Chronicling Trauma.” The Huffington Post, May 1, 2015. tra_b_7188450.html

                Juliet Jacques, Translating the Self, Frieze 25 September 2015

                 Alison Hugill, “ART&FEMINISM // 5 Berlin Artists Who Happen to Be Feminists” Berlin Art Link, June 5, 2015

                Matt Breadmore, “A Boston Photo Exhibition Focuses on a Disaster in Japan”. The New York Times, May 19, 2015.

                                    * van der Poel, Stephan, Yishay Garbasz: In zijn moeders voetspoor. Journal JaGDaF, (Issue 7), P.24. 2015

Frank, Priscilla. “10 Transgender Artists Who Are Changing The Landscape of Contemporary Art.” The Huffington Post, March 26, 2014.

*Johnson, Ken. “Yishay Garbasz: ‘Ritual and Reality.'” The New York Times. March 6, 2014.

*Staff. ”Yishay Garbasz: Ritual and Reality.” Afasia. March 14, 2014.*

 L'Heureux, Michele. “On the role of the artist in promoting social change.” Brandeis  NOW. April 15, 2013.

Staff. “Coming Soon, Coming Home: Portraits of Jewish Women by Yishay Garbasz.” Brandeis University. April 16, 2013.*

Waxman, Tobaron. “Interview with Yishay Garbasz.” Pretty Queer. March 3, 2013.

Jovanovic, Rozalia. “Seven Art Fair to Return to Art Basel Miami Beach.” The New York

Observer Online, Gallerist NY, September 19, 2012.*

Staff. “Best Basel Headline Grab – 2012.” Miami New Times, June 2012."Die Kunst zu leben" tagesspiegel (November , 13, 2010) LINK to ARTICLE

Artforum Critics pick (November, 2010) LINK to ARTICLE

"Soulful journeys in Korea" Bacharat Magazin HK (October, 2010)

"Child of a Survivor Walks in Her Mother’s Footsteps" The Jewish Journal (April, 01, 2010) LINK to ARTICLE

Nymphoto in conversation with Yishay Garbasz (February 2010) LINK to ARTICLE

“Blick ins Innere. Schoa. Das Thema hat mich gewählt, sagt Yishay Garbasz. So folgte die Fotografin”, Juedische Allgemeine (January 28, 2010) LINK to ARTICLE

“Leere Orte und darüber der Geist der Toten”, Jüdische Zeitung (January 2010) LINK to ARTICLE

“Picture Power” Newsweek Japan (October, 14, 2009) LINK to ARTICLE

"The Best Photo books of 2009" Conscientious,Jörg Colberg (December, 7, 2009) LINK to ARTICLE

“In My Mother’s Footsteps,” Conscientious,Jörg Colberg (June, 5, 2009) LINK to ARTICLE

“Buch Des Monats,” ProfiFoto (June, 2009)

“Bilder einer Seele,” Der Spiegel (May 30, 2009) LINK to ARTICLE

Artforum Critics pick, (May 2009) LINK to ARTICLE

“Collecting the lost pieces of a soul”, Japan Times (May 1, 2009) LINK to ARTICLE

review i Russian "In My Mother's Footsteps". LINK to ARTICLE

Review in German "In My Mother's Footsteps" (May 2009) LINK to ARTICLE

Review in Dutch"In My Mother's Footsteps" (May 2009) LINK to ARTICLE

Review in Tokyo art Beat "The Scares of History" (May 2009) LINK to ARTICLE

“Lost & Found,” Art4d (June 2008) LINK to ARTICLE

“The Holocaust Revisited,” The Nation (February 2008) LINK to ARTICLE

“The Holocaust Revisited,” City Life (January 2008) LINK to ARTICLE

“Moving Work of Yishay Garbasz Exhibited in Chiang Mai, Thailand,”
Jewish Times Asia (January 2008) LINK to ARTICLE

“In Thailand, an Unusual Exhibit,” The Forward (January 23, 2008)

“Gift of Tongues,” Art4d (November 2007) LINK to ARTICLE

“Die Welt mauert sich ein,” plus (November 2006) LINK to ARTICLE

“Zeitlos und detailgetreu,” Deutschlandradio (November 21, 2006)

“Mauerbilder mitten in Berlin,” Cicero (November 17, 2006)

“Unverstellter Blick,” Berliner Zeitung (October 13, 2006)

“Die Mauer,” Kunst Herbst Berlin (October 13, 2006)
“The Fence,” 3SAT (October 12, 2006)

“Mitten in Berlin entsteht unter der Schirmherrschaft des Politikmagazins
Cicero ein neuer Veranstaltungsort,” Berliner Zeitung (October 10, 2006)
RBB (October 10, 2006)
“2005: A Look Back,” The Daily Freeman (January 1, 2006)

“Heartfelt Journey,” The Daily Freeman (October 30, 2005)

“In de voetsporen van een moeder,” Trouw (September 2005)
“2004: A Look Back,” The Daily Freeman (December 26, 2004)

“Retracing a Mother’s Painful Journey,” The Daily Freeman (May 9, 2004)