Curriculum vitae

Since 11/2017
Assistant professor (post doc), Department of Art History, University of Vienna
Head of the Laboratory for Cognitive Research in Art History (CReA)
PI research project
Co-PI research project “Stadt-Land-Kind. An Intergenerational Ethnography on Rural Images of Longing” with the extension project “Stadt-Land-Bild. A Social Image Analysis of Contemporary Conceptions of Longing“ (2017–2019)
Habilitation project “How to Do Museum”

01/2017 – 09/2017
Research associate (post doc), University of Salzburg/Mozarteum
PI research project “Say it Simple. Say it Out Loud. Easy-to-Read as a Key to the Museum”

11/2015 – 05/2017
Research associate (post doc), University of Applied Arts Vienna
D’Art – Austrian Center for the Didactics of Art, Textile & Design
Research project “personal.curator” on mobile museum technologies
Autumn school “Approaching the 3s. The spatial, the social, and the sensorium”

03/2015 – 08/2016
EU project manager, University of Applied Arts Vienna
AXIOM: Development of an 100% open source digital cinema camera

10/2013 – 02/2015
Lecturer University of Salzburg/Mozarteum
Focus area Art & Science

01/2013 – 03/2014
Independent curator
“Für die Fülle“, Salzburger Kunstverein
“Halt mich fest. Frier mich ein. Zeig mir her“, Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna

10/2010 – 09/2013
Research associate (prae doc), University of Salzburg/Mozarteum
Doctoral school “Art and the Public Sphere“, Focus Area Art & Science

02/2012 – 06/2012
Research associate “Physical and social insecurity phenomena. How can urban planning deal with them?”
queraum. kultur- und sozialforschung on behalf of MA18 Urban Development and Planning, Vienna

12/2008 – 07/2010
Project coordination 53rd International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia
Austrian Pavilion, commissioners VALIE EXPORT and Silvia Eiblmayr
Elke Krystufek, Dorit Margreiter, Franziska & Lois Weinberger

10/2008 – 06/2010
Research – production – education, Vienna
Collaboration with the choreographer Philipp Gehmacher

07/2009 – 08/2009
Research associate “Subjective Perception of Security / Insecurity in Public Space”
Competence Centre for Social Work FH Campus Vienna    

03/2008 – 12/2008
Project coordination 11th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia
Austrian Pavilion, commissioner Bettina Götz
Josef Lackner, PAUHOF architects, Residential Building as Motivation

03/2006 – 11/2007
Curatorial assistant documenta 12, Kassel
Curators Roger M. Buergel, Ruth Noack

06/2005 – 02/2006
Gallery assistant engholm engelhorn galerie, Vienna
Mainly collaboration with the artist Hans Schabus

11/2004 – 05/2005
Trainee Generali Foundation, Vienna
“Gustav Metzger. History History“, curators Sabine Breitwieser, Cosima Rainer
“The New Europe. Culture of Mixing and Politics of Representation”, curators Marius Babias, Dan Perjovschi


10/2010 – 09/2013
Doctoral degree in sociology and cultural studies, University of Salzburg
Doctoral thesis: “Objects, Subjects, Social Situations. A Practical Theoretical Study of the Exhibition as a Potential Sphere of Action“
Supervisors: Prof. Kornelia Hahn, University of Salzburg; Prof. Martin Beck, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

10/2000 – 10/2004
Master’s degree in Journalism and Communication Studies combined with Art History, Theatre, Film and Media Studies, Philosophy and Spanish, University of Vienna
Thesis: "Applied Art Education in Museum Space. A Comparative Analysis in Vienna and Madrid to Find 'Good-practice' Models"
Supervisor: Prof. Thomas A. Bauer

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