Prof. Giaco Schiesser

Zurich PhD Group – Facts & Figures
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Prof. Giaco Schiesser

PhD Group / PhD Gruppe

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  • The PhD artefact of Marina Belobravja Das ungute Gfühl, auf der richtigen Seite zu stehen. Engagierte Kunst aus der Schweiz will be published in September 2019 by Diaphanes Publishing house. (April 15, 2019)
  • The contents and the formats of the working programme of the PhD group 2019 were fixed. There will be three three-days meeting and one retreat week.
    The guests of the three meetings will be:
    – Johan Haarberg (Executive Officer Society for Artist Research, SAR)
    – Lena Séraphin (PhD from Aalto University, Helsinki)
    – Jonathan Allen (PhD from Kingston University, London)
    Retreat week (Kurhaus Bergün, Bergün/Switzerland):
    – Two Focus Groups: Artistic Research as Institutional Critique + (Meta-Reflection) Practicing Reflection
    Individual PhD presentations of all members, with respect to the groups‘ focuses. (Feb 11, 2019)
  • Nicole De Brabandare was awarded with the „Award of Excellence 2018 – Staatspreis für beste Dissertationen“ des Österreichischen Bundesministeriums für Bildung, Wissenschaft und  Forschung for her PhD The Matter of Habit. Experimenting with the Affects of Emergent Media, Material and Movement Practices (PhD completed 2017).  (Dec 5, 2018)
  • Sasha Huber was awarded with the Finnish „States Priz for Arts 2018“,  awarded by the governamental Arts Promotion Centre Finland. (Nov 28, 2018)

About the programme / Zum Programm  >> About the programme

PhD Graduates / PhD AbsolventInnen  >> Completed PhD

Ongoing PhD Projects / Laufende PhD Projekte  >> Persons and Themes, Supervisors
Ongoing PhD Projects / Laufende PhD Projekte  >> Abstracts

Working Schedule / Arbeitsprogramm  >> Working Schedule

PhD candidates of the programme + Members of the PhD Group „Techniques and Methods of Artistic Research“  /
PhD-KandidatInnen des Programms +
Mitglieder der PhD Gruppe „Verfahrensweisen und Methoden künstlerischer Forschung“
(Erstbetreuer / 1st supervisor: Prof. Giaco Schiesser)

  • Kamran Behrouz
    (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich)
  • Manon Fantini
    (MA in Architecture, Ecole Politechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL, Lausanne/Switzerland)
  • Viviana Andrea González Méndez
    (MA in Aesthetics and Theory of Art, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina + MA  in Fine and Visual Arts, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá/Colombia)
  • Sasha Huber
    (MFA, Aalto University, Helsinki/Finland)
  • Xenia Kalpaktsoglou
    (MA Independent Film and Video Art, London Institute, LCP, London/UK + MA Film and The Moving Image, Thames Valley, TVU, London/UK)
  • Petra Köhle / Nicolas Vermot
    (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich/Switzerland)
  • Melanie Mohren / Bernhard Herbordt
    (MA Angewandte Theaterwissenschaften, Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaften, Universität Giessen, Giessen/Germany)
  • Laetitia Morais
    (Diploma, University of Fine Arts, Porto/Portugal)
  • Laura von Niederhäusern
    (Diploma in Visual Arts + MA of Arts, University of Art and Design, HEAD, Geneva/Switzerland)
  • Yuki Shiraishi
    (Master Degree, École nationale supérieure des beaux-art, ENSBA, Paris/France)
  • Eirini Sourgiadaki
    (MA Transdisziplinarity, Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich/Switzerland)
  • Julia Weber
    (MFA,  Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich/Switzerland)
  • Kai Ziegner
    (MFA, Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK, Zurich/Switzerland)

PhD proposals in preparation / PhD-Exposés in Vorbereitung
(Erstbetreuer / 1st supervisor: Prof. Giaco Schiesser)

  • Keine / None.

PhD candidates at other unviersities / PhD-KandatInnen an anderen Hochschulen
(Zweitbetreuer / 2nd supervisor: Prof. Giaco Schiesser)

  • Louise Walleneit (PhD Freie Kunst, Bauhaus Universität, Weimar/Deutschland)
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