Zohar Frank

Zohar is interested in performance philosophy and in looking at creative practices together with phenomenology, aesthetics, psychoanalysis, shamanism, and the philosophy and practice of yoga. Her research is focused on moods and states of being, seen through the notions of becoming, passing, rapture, effacement, and death. Prior to pursuing doctoral studies, she has been professionally involved in dance-making as a performer, choreographer, and dramaturge, and has extensive teaching experience of somatic practices.

Zohar holds an MA degree in Philosophy from Tel Aviv University (magna cum laude). She has spent a significant part of her Masters studies as a guest student at Humboldt University in Berlin. Her master’s thesis “Writing and the Exhaustion of Life” deals with death and dying in the writing practices of Maurice Blanchot and Georges Bataille.