M.F.A., School of the Museum of Fine Arts
M.A., Brandeis University
B.A., Tel Aviv University
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Nurit Eini-Pindyck is a visual artist who was born and raised in Israel. Previously worked as computer programmer and systems analyst in management and consulting teams, she has been collaborating with scholars from various disciplines since joining WSRC.
She has been producing and directing participatory events: Jewish-German dialogue of artists, celebrating motherhood. Local site-specific interactive art installations in academic setting: “House of Gender” at Tufts University, commissioned work about women’s memories of the Holocaust, Brandeis University’s Science Building. And, in Memory of beloved scholar Elizabeth Mark, she co-coordinated an event about the Jewish rite of circumcision, 2007. Her public performances include multi-generation feminist dance, presentations about the role of performance in research, and performance art projects here and abroad.
Eini-Pindyck creates art performances and art installations in the process of conducting her long-term research oriented art projects. Area of interest: gender, religion, narratives theory, Holocaust, linguistics, cognition, design, creative writing. In her current project - “The Suitcase Project: a work in progress” - narrative is presented as a form of resistance, and the transformative power of loss takes center stage.
“The Suitcase Project: a work in progress”, following the death of her mother, includes so far street performances, video production, creative writing and interviews with Holocaust survivors from her mother’s village Boiberik, in former Poland.
Eini-Pindyck, Nurit. “Hatzlelponi.” In Praise Her Works: Conversations with Biblical Women, edited by Penina Adelman, 123-33. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 2005.
Eini-Pindyck, Nurit. “Performances of Women’s Narratives” (collaborative presentations). Emory University, 2003; SUNY New Paltz, 2003; Oregon, 2004.