is an art historian. Since Winter 2010/2012 he is Professor for Art History at Freie Universität Berlin. Since June of 2012 he is, together with Prof. Dr. Klaus Krüger, Head of the DFG Research Unit ›BildEvidenz. Geschichte und Ästhetik‹.
is professor for Cinema Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and visiting professor at Brown University. She is head of the DFG-Collaborative Research Centre ›Aesthetic Experience and the Dissolution of Artistic Limits‹. Her research focuses on aesthetic theory as well as film and image theory. She also works on the question of political and historical representation.