obtained a doctorate in art history from the University of Hamburg. Having worked in museums and universities in Germany, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, he now teaches a the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU). He edits the HSLU publication series 745. Kunst, Design, Öffentlichkeit (Art, Design, Public Spheres) together with Rachel Mader. He has led two research projects on post-photography since 2018 and 2019, and one since 2019 on the collection of performance art, also with Rachel Mader. All projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).