Irony, Montage, Alienation. Aesthetic Tactics and the Political Form of Democracy

First broadcast: Mon 01.03.2010, 11.00 Uhr MEZ
A Broadcast in collaboration with: Anna Schober


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Anna SCHOBER (*1966), PhD in History, Art History; post-doc-researcher at institutions including the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht (2003) and in the scientific network The politics and history of European democratization of the European Science Foundation (2003-05). Research focus at the time of the Fellowship at Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen was Aesthetic Tricks as a Means of Political Emancipation (2003-06, with support from the FWF Austrian Science Fund). Anna Schober’s work explores public life focusing in its historical, political, aesthetic and affective aspects. Main topics include visual culture (art and in particular popular visual culture, for example film and cinema) as well as transnationality and concepts of diversity.