is professor and head of the department of art history and art theory at the University of Art and Design Linz, Austria. Before that, she taught and researched e.g. at Hochschule München, ZKM and HfG in Karlsruhe, KHM in Cologne, Bauhaus University Weimar as well as Basel and Zurich Universities.
is a PostDoc at the Institute for the History and Theory of the Architecture (gta) at ETH Zurich. Since 2008 she has been coordinating the doctoral program ProDoc Art&Science. After receiving her Ph.D. from University of Cologne she taught at the Institute of Art History at University of Zurich and worked as a visiting scholar at University College London and the Italian Academy at Columbia University, New York. Her research interests concern contemporary art and architecture and center on the relations between the discipline of history of art, the arts and the natural sciences.