Erieta Attali has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architectural Photography at Columbia GSAPP since 2003. She is also a Visiting Professor at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) Faculty of Architecture and The Catholic University of Chile, School of Architecture. Attali has worked as a visiting professor at universities such the Royal Danish Academy of Arts in Copenhagen, Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, Architectural Association in London, RMIT in Melbourne, University of Tokyo and others. Attali studied photography at Goldsmiths, University of London, she continued her studies as a visiting scholar at Columbia GSAPP with a support of Fulbright Foundation, and Waseda University, Tokyo. She has a Ph.D. from RMIT University, Australia.
Attali began her photographic career in 1993 as a landscape and archeology photographer. For over ten years she photographed excavation sites and archeological findings specializing in the documentation of ancient painting in under earth tombs with the use of UV and IR radiation.
In parallel with her past work as an archeology photographer, she photographed landscapes in different parts of the world. Her pictures have been published and exhibited internationally. Her work has been supported by prestigious institutions, such as Fulbright, Japan Foundation, Graham Foundation, Dreyer's Foundation, Norwegian Embassy in Copenhagen, Danish Arts Council, Chilean Ministry of Culture culminating to numerous exhibitions and publications. During the past 20 years, Attali has been preoccupied primarily with architectural photography, both as a profession and as a fine-art photographer. Her architectural work expands from Europe to Americas and from Asia to Australia.
Attali together with Kengo Kuma have published the photography monograph titled Glass | Wood, Erieta Attali on Kengo Kuma by Hatje Cantz Verlag, Berlin, 2015.