Research & Projects

Focus of Research

  • Modern and Contemporary Art, especially Comics, Sculpture and Artists’ Books
  • Aesthetics, Materiality and Self-Reflexivity of Comics
  • Narration in Images
  • Image Theory
  • Disability Studies
  • Holocaust Studies

Doctoral Project

Künstlerische Formen des Comics ausgehend vom Werk Chris Wares (Artistic Forms of Comics Based on the Works of Chris Ware)

Organization

17-19/09/2018
13th Annual Conference of the German Society for Comics Studies (ComFor) „Spaces Between – Gender, Diversity and Identity in Comics“ and the exhibition “SuperQueeroes”, together with Véronique Sina and Christine Gundermann, University of Cologne (UoC)

05-09/2017
Series of lectures “Holocaust in Kunst, Kultur und Medien”, together with Véronique Sina, Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)

02-03/2017
Workshop “Formen der Selbstreflexivität im Medium Comic”, Committee for the Comics Studies (AG Comicforschung) at the German Society for Media Studies (GfM), together with Véronique Sina, UoC

04–07/2015
Series of workshops „Comics als Metageschichte, Ästhetik, Medialität und Zirkulation“, together with Felix Giesa, Sylvia Kesper-Biermann, Stephan Köhn and Arno Meteling, UoC

Winter term 2014/15
Series of lectures „Repräsentationen des Holocaust“, together with Véronique Sina, RUB

10/2014–01/2015
Exhibition „Holocaust im Comic“, together with Véronique Sina, RUB

11–12/2014
Series of workshops „Holocaust im Comic“ at the Alfried-Krupp-Schülerlabor, together with Véronique Sina, RUB

03–10/2010
Curatorial assistance at the exhibition „Anonymous Sculptures. Video and form in Contemporary Art“ under the direction of Sylvia Martin in Haus Esters/Kunstmuseen Krefeld