Simone Osthoff


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, DePaul University, Penn State, and Pennsylvania State University, School of Art, Artist, Writer, and Assistant Professor

Bio:


  • ISEA2015

    Simone Osthofff is a professor of art and critical studies in the School of Visual Arts at the Pennsylvania State University, USA. A Brazilian-born artist and scholar, her research on contemporary art, theory, and criticism focuses on experimental art practices and postcolonial histories. She is part of the editorial board of the Flusser Studies journal and a frequent presenter in national and international symposia. Osthoff’s numerous book chapters, essays, and reviews have been published internationally. She is the author of Performing the Archive: The Transformation of the Archive in Contemporary Art from Repository of Documents to Art Medium.

    ISEA2012

    Simone Osthoff, Associate Professor of Critical Studies in the School of Visual Arts at the Pennsylvania State University, US

    ISEA2010

    Simone Osthoff, Associate Professor in the School of Visual Arts, Penn State University, focuses her research on new media art and historiography. She is the author of Performing the Archive: The Transformation of the Archive in Contemporary Art From Repository of Documents to Art Medium, 2009.

    ISEA1997

    Simone Osthoff, is a Brazilian artist and writer teaching at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and DePaul University. She holds an M.A. degree in Art History,Theory, and Criticism from the The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a MFA degree from the University of Maryland. Her prints and drawings have been exhibited in the States, South America, and Asia, and she is represented by the Aldo Castillo gallery in Chicago. She has presented papers in vari­ous art history symposia, including the College of Art Association Annual Conference, UCLA, University of Chicago, and published articles in prestigious art magazines and journals such as World Art, Blimp, and Leonardo.


Current Location:


  • Brazil

Previous Location(s):


  • US

Role(s) at the symposia over the years: