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Katja Kwastek, professor of modern and contemporary art history at Vrije Universiteit since 2013.

Earlier appointments:

  • Paris-Lodron University Salzburg (AT): Institut für Kunst-, Musik- und Tanzwissenschaft; lecturer, 2012/2013
  • Humboldt-University Berlin (DE): Institut für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte; Visiting Professor, 2012
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (DE): School of Arts; Research Coordinator, 2011-2012
  • Ludwig-Boltzmann Institute Media.Art.Research., Linz (AT); Researcher, Key Researcher,
    (Vice-)Director, 2006-2009
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence: Department Liberal Arts / Department Digital + Media; Visiting Professor, 2006
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich: Department of Art History, Assistant Professor, 2001-2006

Research

contemporary art & media aesthetics

Education

PhD University of Cologne, 2001
Habilitation, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, 2011

Teaching

teaches in the following programs

BA MKDA (Media, Kunst, Design, Architectuur) [ 'exhibition machines', 2nd year; 'werkcollege hedendaagse kunst' (2nd year);  'Actualiteiten' (3rd year)

MA Art & Culture, specialization Contemporary Art History (Seminar Contemporary Art; Media Art History, Methods & Theories)

further programs in which I co-teach occasionally:

MA Curating Art & Cultures
Research Master Critical Studies in Art & Culture
MA Kunst & Cultuur: Kunst, Markt, en Connaisseurschap

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Research Output 2013 2018

Ästhetik der Interaktion

Kwastek, K. 2018 Theorien der Videokunst: Theoretikerinnen 2004-2008. Slavko, K. (ed.). Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH, p. 263-288 26 p. (eva - edition video art; vol. 4)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Documenting interaction

Kwastek, K. 2017 Histories of Performance Documentation: Museum, Artistic, and Scholarly Practices. Giannachi, G. & Westerman, J. (eds.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 132 148 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Unfolding Entangled Infrastructures: Femke Herregraven's Malleable Regress

Kwastek, K. 2017 In : Kunstlicht. 4, p. 12-19 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Between dematerialization and documentation: conceptual art in a curatorial perspective

Zonnenberg, N. S. J. F. 2016 187 p.

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU

Open Access
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Postdigitale Bilddiskurse als emergente Hyperarchive

Kwastek, K. 2016 (Post)Fotografisches Archivieren: Wandel Macht Geschichte. von Flemming, V., Berndt, D. & Bialek, Y. (eds.). Marburg: Jonas, p. 178-190

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Activities 2016 2018

ASAP Amsterdam

Kwastek, K. (Organiser), Oostdijk, D. (Organiser), la Cour, E. (Organiser)
24 May 201826 May 2018

Activity: ScientificConference

Environmental Humanities Center

Kluiving, S. (Participant), Steenbergh, K. (Participant), Kwastek, K. (Participant)
2017

Activity: Other

Environmental Humanities Center (External organisation)

Steenbergh, K. (Board member), Kluiving, S. (Board member), Kwastek, K. (Board member), van Dam, P. (Board member)
4 Nov 2016 → …

Activity: ScientificMembership