• Robin Curtis

    Dr. Robin Curtis is Professor for Media/Cultural Studies at the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg, GermanyFrom 2012-2017 Professor of Theory and Practice of Audio-visual Media at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Dusseldorf. Born in Toronto. Filmmaker (Nachlass, 1992), Curator (e.g. Special Programme “Out of Time” Oberhausen 2001, Werkleitz Biennale, 2002, Goethe Institute Tour “Geschlecht-Konfliktbewältigung” Israel/Palestine 2003) and Film and Media Scholar. Feodor-Lynen Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation 2008-2011 at SUNY Buffalo, NY, USA. Adjunct Professor at New York University, Global Academic Center in Berlin, 2009-2012. Senior Research Fellow at the Freie Universität Berlin in the Collaborative Research Centre “Cultures of Performativity” 2002-2010, Doctorate 2003 at the Freie Universität Berlin. On editorial board of the journal Pop. Kultur und Kritik (Transcript Verlag) and the Jahrbuch immersiver Medien (Schüren Verlag) as well as the advisory board of the internet journal nachdemfilm.de.

    Recent PublicationsThe Autobiographical Turn in Germanophone Documentary and Experimental Film Hg. Robin Curtis and Angelica Fenner, Camden House Press, 2014; Synchronisierung der Künste. [Synchronizing the Arts] Ed. Robin Curtis Gertrud Koch, Marc Siegel, Fink Verlag 2013; Synästhesie-Effekte: zur Intermodalität der äisthetischen Wahrnehmung. [Synaesthetic Effects:  The Intermodality of Aesthetic Experience] Ed. Robin Curtis, Marc Glöde and Gertrud Koch. Munich: Fink Verlag, 2010; Einfühlung – Zu Geschichte und Gegenwart eines ästhetischen Konzepts. [From Einfühlung to Empathy: The History and Contemporary Career of an Aesthetic Concept] Ed. Robin Curtis and Gertrud Koch. Munich: Fink Verlag, 2008; Special Issue “Immersion”, montage/av. Ed. Robin Curtis and Christiane Voss. 2/2/2008; Deixis und Evidenz. [Deixis and Evidence] Ed. Horst Wenzel, Ludwig Jäger, Robin Curtis and Christina Lechtermann. Freiburg: Rombach Verlag, 2008. Conscientious Viscerality: The Autobiographical Stance in German Film and Video, Berlin: Gebrüder Mann Verlag / Edition Imorde, 2006; She is currently completing a monograph entitled Immersion and Abstraction that considers the ways in which immersion is a historically specific term that has often pertained to forms of media experience that depart quite radically from realism or naturalism.

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