Christian Höller: Dr. Shrinkelstein's Couch – Der späte Jack Smith und sein widerspenstiges (Nach-)Wirken
Dienstag, 27. November 2012, 19 Uhr, Aula
Christian Höller is editor of springerin – Hefte für Gegenwartskunst and has written extensively on art and cultural theory. Between 2002 and 2007, he has been Visiting Professor at the École supérieure des beaux-arts in Geneva; in 2006–07, he was scientific editor of documenta 12 magazines.
He has been curator of the special programs Pop Unlimited? (2000), and No Wave New York 1976–84 (2010) at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (the latter was also shown at Austrian Filmmuseum Vienna in 2010, and at HAU – Hebbel am Ufer Berlin in 2011). In 2009, he was sub-curator of the exhibition See This Sound (Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz; section „Site Sound Industry“), and in 2011, he co-curated the exhibition Hauntings – Ghost Box Media (Medienturm Graz) as well as the accompanying concert series Sonic Spectres.
In 2001, he edited the anthology Pop Unlimited? (Turia + Kant, Vienna); in 2005, the volume Techno-Visionen (Folio, Vienna/Bolzano; co-editor) as well as the catalogue Hans Weigand (Walther König, Cologne); in 2012, editor of L'Internationale: Post-War Avant-Gardes Between 1957 and 1986 (JRP | Ringier, Zurich). His volume of interviews Time Action Vision: Conversations in Cultural Studies, Theory, and Activism was published by JRP | Ringier, Zurich / Les presses du réel, Dijon in 2010.
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