Christiane Heibach

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    Christiane Heibach (moderator), CH, is currently Research Fellow at the Basel Institute of Research in Art and Design (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland) and at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design. With a background in German Literary Studies she completed her PhD at the University of Heidelberg in 2000 with one of the first studies on internet literature.


    Chris­tiane Heibach is a re­searcher in aesthtics, media and lit­er­ary stud­ies at at the  Karl­sruhe Uni­ver­sity of Arts and De­sign (Germany). Since 2009 she is con­duct­ing her own re­search pro­ject “Epis­te­mol­ogy of Mul­ti­me­dia”, funded by the Ger­man Re­search Foun­da­tion and is Re­search Fel­low at the HfG-Re­search In­sti­tute. In 2007 she com­pleted her ha­bil­i­ta­tion on mul­ti­me­dia per­form­ing art forms at the de­part­ment of Com­par­a­tive Lit­er­ary Stud­ies and Media at the Uni­ver­sity of Er­furt where she worked as as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor until 2008. Re­search fields: Me­di­aepis­te­mol­ogy, aes­thet­ics of new media, his­tory and aes­thet­ics of in­ter­me­dia and mul­ti­me­dia art forms, his­tory of aes­thetic com­mu­ni­ca­tion, mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary media and lit­er­ary the­o­ries.


    Dr. Christiane Heibach holds a position as research fellow and lecturer at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung in Karlsruhe and is currently funded by the DFG (The German Research Foundation) for her project “Epistemologie der Multimedialität”. Research fields: media theory and aesthetics.

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  • Switzerland, Swiss Confederation


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