after having studied Art History, German Literature, Musical Science and Philosophy, worked as assistant professor of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, then at the Art Historical Institute of the University of Frankfurt where he did his habilitation in 2005.
After a year as Visiting Professor at the Institute for Art History of the University of Mainz and, since August 2006, “Privatdozent” at the University of Frankfurt as well as Heisenberg-Fellow of the DFG (German Research Council), he has now the Chair in Art History at the Saarland University. His research fields cover Early Modern Art, Media, contemporary architecture (Jean Nouvel) and music videos (see below).
after having studied Cultural Sciences, Art History and History, did work at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie in Karlsruhe (ZKM), before joining the Kunstgeschichtliches Institut of the University of Frankfurt in 2000 as a collaborator. His main interests are architecture of the 1920´s (see: “Das Volkshaus und die Skulpturen Bernhard Hoetgers“, Delmenhorst 2001), new media (esp. music videos: see below) and I.T. (image databank DILPS Distributed Image Library Processing System, http://www.dilps.net/).
Publications done together:
„Video thrills the Radio Star”: Musikvideos: Geschichte, Themen, Analysen, Bielefeld 2005 (2. edition: 2007).
Review of the exhibition „Video - 25 Jahre Videoästhetik“ im NRW Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft in Düsseldorf, in: Journal für Kunstgeschichte, 8, 2, 2004, p. 167 171.
„`Kulturelle Kannibalen´? Videoclips in Kunst und Alltag“, in: Forschung Frankfurt, 1, 2006, p. 44 47.