studied Art History, Cinema and TV-Studies and Philosophy at Ruhr-University Bochum. After being a doctoral researcher at the DFG research training group ›Identity and Difference‹ at Trier University she finished her PhD thesis about »Signatures of Alterity« at the Brunswick University of Art. 2011–2013 she was a postdoctoral researcher at the DFG research training group ›Visibility and Visualisation. Hybrid Forms of Pictorial Knowledge‹ at Potsdam. Her research is about aesthetic thinking, Drawing/Distortions (Verzeichnungen), signatures, theories of authorship, alterity, visual thinking.
is a graduate Student in General and Comparative Literature with a project on: »Sensorial Thinking. Sergej Eisenstein’s Metod as a Project Towards a New Order of Knowledge«. She is a PhD-fellow of the Research Training Centre »Visibility and Visualisation. Hybrid Forms of Pictorial Knowledge« at the University of Potsdam and at the Cluster of excellence: »Languages of Emotion« at Freie Universität Berlin. Her research interest focuses on forms of visual thinking, practices of montage, interrelation between literature, art and science. She studied General and Comparative Literature, Journalism and Communication in Berlin, »Littérature française et comparée« and »Lettres, Arts, Pensée Contemporaine« in Paris.