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Prof. Giaco Schiesser

Curriculum Vitae
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2011 – 
to date


2013  –

Founder  and Head of  artistic PhD Cooperation Programme „Fine Arts and Transdisciplinarity“, funded by Swissunversities (since 2017 together with Prof. Dr. Florian Dombois)


Member Executive Board / Society for Artistic Research, SAR

2009 –
to date
Permanent visiting professor for Ph.D.s at University of Arts and Design Linz, Austria
2002 – 2018

2012 – 2018

2013 – 2018

2007 – 2017

2002 – 2007

Professor for the theories of cultures and of media at Master Fine Arts / Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK

Head Dossier Research of ZHdK

Member Delegation Research & Development / Swissuniversities

Head Departmente Art & Media / Zurich Unversity of the Artsm ZHdK and member of Board of ZHdK

Head Department Art & Media, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Arts and Design Zurich (Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Zürich, HGKZ)

2007 – 2011Visiting professor at the Interface Culture program of the Art University Linz (Austria)
2002Appointment Head, Department  Art & Media, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Arts and Design Zurich
2002Appointment to professorhip (History and theory of cultures and of media. Focus: Media Cultures Studies)
1998 – 2002Founder, director and co-director Departement New Media, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Arts and Design Zurich.
Fields of teaching: culture and media theory, media cultures studies
1994 – 1998Docent for history and theory Visual Communication, School of Art and Design
1991 – 1996Member Research Institute for migration and racism (Institut für Migrations- und Rassismusforschung), Hamburg, Germany
1989 – 1994Scientific editor of the WochenZeitung, Zurich, Switzerland
1983 – 1993Co-editor of the biannual politco-cultural review Widerspruch, Zurich, Switzerland
1984 – 1988Assistant teacherfor new german literature studies, Institute for German Literature, University of Basle, Switzerland.
Fields of teaching and research: text studies as cultural studies, literature as a media, romance, contemporary literature, culture and society.
1982 – 1984Visiting lecturer, Departement German Literature and Department for Philosophy, Free University Berlin, Germany;
Post-graduate grant Ciba-Geigy AG, Basle, Switzerland
1981Magister Artium degree in philosophy and german literature studies, Free University Berlin, Germany
1976 – 1981Studies in philosophy, cultural studies and german literature at Free University Berlin, Germany with the focuses: aesthetics, epistemology, media, social theory, theory of the subject; romanticism, contemporary German literature
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