Sandro Weilenmann

MA


Biography

Thesis: Between Image and Voice. Audiovisual discourses in the work of Adrian Piper

Supervised by Prof. Dr. Julia Gelshorn

Funded by SNF Doc.CH (HSS)

 

 

Research Interests

  • Modern and contemporary art, primarily artistic practices in Europe and Northern America since 1960.
  • Installation and Performance Art.
  • Audiovisuality, Sound Art, Sound Studies.
  • Concepts of artistic subjectivity and authorship.

 

 

Education

  • PhD Candidate, University of Fribourg, (2017-present)
  • MA History of Art, Courtauld Institute of Art, (2015-2016)
    • Topic  – Global Conceptualism
    • Thesis Title – “Excavating Spoerri: The past, the present, and the pastoral.”
  • BA History of Art, University of Zurich (2011-2015)

Research and publications

  • Publications

     

     

    Articles

    • "Libretto für ein Gefecht: Panes Kristeva", in: Into the Wild. Art and Architecture in a Global Context, hrsg. v. Antonie Bassing-Kontopidis, Laura Hindelang, Charlotte Matter u. Filine Wagner, München: Edition Metzel, 2018.
    • "Authenticity and Global Art", in: Entfremdung und Aneignung. Kunst in Bewegung, ed. Sebastian Ryser, Filine Wagner (publication forthcoming).

    Reviews

    • "Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and other Treasures", in: immediations, Vol. 4, Nr. 4, Dec. 2019, London 2019.
    • "Jamie Diamond & Elena Dorfman", in: Kunstbulletin, Nr. 5, May 2019, Zurich 2019, S. 73.
    • "Age of Hybrids/ Ian Cheng", in: Flash Art, Nr. 316, September - Oktober 2017, Milan 2017.

     

    Conference papers and workshops (selection)

    • "Die Stimme als Fragment". Medium Matters: Transformationen des Kunstwerks in Moderne und Gegenwart Graduierten-Symposium, Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin / Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (15.-16.11.2019)
    • "Zwischen Bild und Stimme. Audiovisuelle Diskurse im Werk von Adrian Piper". Poster presentation, Fourth Swiss Congress for Art History, Mendrisio, Università della Svizzera Italiana (6.-8.06.2019)
    • "Adrian Piper / VALIE EXPORT. Kartierung zur Medialität der aufgenommenen Stimme". Aktuelle Forschung zur Kunst der Neuzeit, Venice, Universities of Zurich and Fribourg (17.-19.5.2019)
    • "A New Cinema of Possibilities. Masbedo's Videomobile at Manifesta 12," Coexistence in Flux – Art and Architecture in Palermo, Middle Ages to Manifesta, Palermo, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for Art History (28-31.10.2018)
    • "Between Image and Voice. Audio experiments in conceptual art practices since 1970," Ecole doctorale de Suisse romande, 
Conférence CUSO, Université de Genève (10.11.2017)
    • "Broodthaers' Zoo. Stimme und Projekt in 'Interview with a Cat," Aktuelle Forschung zur Kunst der Neuzeit, Venice, Universities of Zurich and Fribourg (18-19.5.2017)
    • "Postproduction and Global Audience Networks," 17. Nachwuchskolloquium für Kunstgeschichte in der Schweiz, University of Zurich (6-7.11.2015)
    • "Authenticity and Global Art," 17. Nachwuchskolloquium für Kunstgeschichte in der Schweiz, University of Zurich (6-7.11.2015)