Teaching

Teaching

  • Winter Semester 2018/2019: Fundamentals of Artistic Research. für PhD Studierende der Fakultät Kunst und Gestaltung, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • Winter Semester 2018/2019: Praxis-Kolloquium / Graduate-Crit. (mit Prof.(Jun.Prof.) Dr Jan Willmann), für PhD Studierende der Fakultät Kunst und Gestaltung, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • Winter Semester 2018/2019: Feminist Food Landscapes and Kitchen Countercultures (with Margarita Garcia). Fakultät Kunst und Gestaltung, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • Summer Semester 2018: Earth beyond Earthworks: Contemporary Artistic Approaches to Soil and Land use in the Anthropocene. Studierende der Fakultät Kunst und Gestaltung, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • Summer Semester 2018: Methods Carousel – Schlüsselqualifikation für PhD Studierende der Fakultät Kunst und Gestaltung, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
  • Summer Semester 2018, Lecturer for the seminar »Moorwandel: Storytelling für den Spreewald« in Vielfalt der Wissensformen, Diversity in knowledge program, Humboldt University zur Berlin & University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. In collaboration with Myriel Milicevic, Anne Dombrowski, Anett Kuntosch and Bettina König.
  • Winter Semester 2017-2018, Lecturer for the project »Electric Avenue« as part of the Wind Node research project at the TU Berlin. In collaboration with Myriel Milicevic at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam and Gerd Wessolek and Björn Kluge at the TU-Berlin.
  • Winter Semester 2016 – 2017, Lecturer for the seminar »Disciplining Nature« (UDK Kollision, interdisciplinary seminar open to BA and MA students), University of Arts, Berlin. In collaboration with Nina Horstmann and Hybrid Plattform.
  • Winter Semester 2016 – 2017, Lecturer for the seminar »Romancing the Anthropocene« (Komplementärstudium, complementary study project), Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg. In collaboration with Myriel Milicevic.
  • Winter Semester 2016 – 2017, Lecturer for the seminar »Hühner à la carte:,Wissenslandkarten für mehr Nachhaltigkeit« in Vielfalt der Wissensformen, Diversity in knowledge program, Humboldt University zur Berlin & University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. In collaboration with Myriel Milicevic, Anne Dombrowski, Anett Kuntosch and Bettina König.
  • Summer Semester 2016: Coordinator for the study project, Dust Blooms, for Bachelor students of ecology and environmental planning and visual art. In collaboration with Ina Säumel and the Institute for Ecology, TU-Berlin.
  • April, 2016: Seminar Convener, Romancing the Anthropocene, at the Anthropocene Curriculum »The Technosphere Issue.« Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Max Planck Institute, Berlin. In collaboration with Myriel Milicevic, Herbert Lohner, and Elena Bougleux.
  • September 2013: Participatory Workshop Connect the Plots as part of a field soil science excursion in Bieselfließ with the Departments of Soil Science and Soil Protection, TU-Berlin. In collaboration with Myriel Milicevic and Gerd Wessolek.
  • Winter Semester 2012 – 2013: Lecturer for the project, Wissenschaft Trägt Verantwortung (Responsibility in Science), Leuphana Universität, Lüneburg. In collaboration with Jasmin Honold and Martin Klamt.
  • Winter Semester 2010 – 2011 through Summer Semester 2011: Lecturer for the project, Pedotopia – Resourcing Urban Soils, at the Institute for Art in Context, University of Arts, Berlin.
  • October 2006 through 2014: Part time lecturer for the course, Ecology and Society (Ökologie und Gesellschaft), Institute for Ecology, TU-Berlin.
  • November 2006 through October 2007: Teaching Assistant in the Department of Environmental Assessment and Planning, TU-Berlin. Responsible for coordinating documents for the 2nd Scientific Conference on the Use of Offshore Wind Energy, the EU Policy Workshop on Offshore Wind Power Deployment, and the EU-weiter Erfahrungsaustausch zur FFH-Verträglichkeitsprüfung.

Exhibitions and Artistic Research Projects

(Selection)

  • July 2018: Dust Blooms Excerpts. Installation at »Stories for a more-than-human world« Kesselhaus Berlin, curated by Theresa Schubert.
  • September 2017: Dust Blooms. Installation at Cyberarts Exhibition, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Prix Ars Electronica, Linz.
  • June 2016 – October 2016: Dust Blooms. Artistic ecology research and exhibition project on the dust filtration capacity of urban roadside plants for the exhibition, Lasst die Blumen Sprechen, at Museum Schloß Moyland, in collaboration with Dr. Ina Säumel and Ulrich Szewzyk at the TU-Berlin.
  • September 2015: Feather and Corn. Illustrated map and objects on Important Bird Areas and soil use at the exhibition, »Natural Affairs« at Quadrat Dornbirn, Austria, in collaboration with Myriel Milicevic.
  • June 2014: Dirt Dialogues – An Integrated Art Exhibition and Film Program at the 20th World Congress of Soil Science, Jeju, Korea, with Gerd Wessolek and the International Union of Soil Sciences.
  • March 2014: Mapping the Urban Grind Mill. Research installation on Soil Sealing in Berlin for the exhibition »Macro-biologies I« at the Art Laboratory Berlin.
  • November 2012: Grounded – A Festival of Films for the First Global Soil Week. Curation of film festival about soil protection issues at Kino Arsenal in collaboration with the IASS Potsdam and European Commission JRC, Berlin.
  • July 2012: Edible Geographies – Mapping the Foodscape. Collaborative map and workshop with Nicola Twilley for the Guggenheim Labs Summer Program 2012 in Pfefferberg, Berlin.
  • September 2010: Wishgarden – Flooded Harvest. Participatory research workshop and public performance, in collaboration with Ana Malalan for MOTA Museum of Transitory Art, Ljubljana.
  • September 2010: Spatial analysis of WWII rubble deposition in Berlin, under consideration of sulfate leaching, recreational quality and collective memory. Research installation at the Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council’s Science Meets Art Workshop in the Altes Museum Neukölln, Berlin.
  • August 2010: Wunschgarten – Wild Urban Offshoots. Creative workshop, walking tour and research installation in collaboration with Myriel Milicevic as part of the Artists in Dialog Series at the Art Laboratory, Berlin.
  • June 2010: Microturf – an exploration of urban wilderness. Urban nature field exercise and book sprint with Myriel Milicevic, Jon Cohrs and Morgan Levy in Berlin.
  • August 2009: Personal Distribution Mechanisms. Walking tour focusing on distribution mechanisms of plants and people along the River Panke and interactive map of Berlin Waterways at the Art Laboratory, Berlin.
  • March 2008 through 2009: Digital Botany. Photographic contract work for the Software Company Lenné3D GmbH. Projects included identifying and photographing 300 wild plant and tree species growing in the Berlin/Brandenburg area for an E-Learning tool for the TU-Berlin and a 3D tree visualization and digital simulation project.
  • June - November 2006 – 2008: Gallery of Weeds (Galerie der Wildkräuter), Nature trail and movable signage about the spontaneous vegetation growing on the former inner-city train depot Gleisdreieck, with support from the Stiftung Naturschutz Berlin, the grassroots citizen group Bürgerinitiativ Gleisdreieck, and the TU-Berlin.
  • Synthesis, July 2004:Exhibition of botanical sculptures for group exhibition at the Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany.
  • Maitres des Lieux, May 2004: Exhibition of Slogan Gardens »a living letter to the city« at the Maitres des Lieux Symposium for Contemporary Arts in St. Lo, France.
  • Fertile Ground, September 2002: botanical sculptures and photographs in the Botanical Garden Göttingen, Germany.