Team

Principal Investigator

Raphael Rosenberg is the founder and PI of this project and professor at the Department of Art History at the University of Vienna. His research focuses are the sculpture of the Italian Renaissance, art of the 19th and early 20th centuries, the history of art literature and art reception, and cognitive research in art history (Lab for Cognitive Research in Art History: CReA).

 

 

Project members

Christina Bartosch is a founding member of the research project and co-author of the grant application at the Austrian Science Fund. Within the project her responsibility lies in the structural planning and realisation of scientific and academic output. She studied History of Art at Paris IV-Sorbonne University in Paris (BA) and at University College London (UCL) in London (MA), and afterwards researched the history of Austria at the Venice Biennale (published in Sharp, Jasper (ed.), Austria and the Venice Biennale 1895-2013, Nürnberg 2013), giving her a specialisation in exhibition history. In her PhD, that she is writing as part of the research project, she focuses on exhibition strategies of abstract working artists between 1908 and 1915.

Daniel Burckhardt is a research assistant at the Institute for the History of the German Jews in Hamburg and the German Historical Institute Washington DC. He received a diploma in Mathematics from ETH Zurich and a M.A. in History of Science of Technology from TU Berlin. He held technical positions in various Digital History projects such as H-Soz-Kult, Pictorial Atlas: Art in the GDR and Clarin-D and developed the collection management system for the Exhibitions 05-15 project.

 

Walid Ahmad is a data scientist for the research project. In this capacity, he develops computer vision and natural language processing models to automate the extraction and categorization of relevant entities from catalogs. Walid has worked in multiple data science and machine learning roles, and completed his studies in Applied Mathematics at Columbia University (BSc) and the University ofOxford (MSc).

 

Current student staff members

Isabel Fischnaller earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Art History – Archeology and Archival Studies at the University of Florence (Università degli Studi di Firenze). She is currently completing her Master’s degree in Art History at the University of Vienna. Her research interests lie in women’s exhibition participations and art of the early 20th Century. In the project she concentrates on exhibitions in Austria, Germany and Italy.

Kirsten Pilling is a student of Art History at the University of Vienna as well as a graduate of the Bachelor’s program Business, Economics and Social Sciences (emphasis: International Business) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (BSc). Within the research project she focuses on the Salon catalogues in Paris as well as exhibitions in Germany and the United Kingdom.

 

 

Current interns

Irina Romanova obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History at the University of Vienna. She is currently enrolled in the Master of Arts program at the department of Art History of the University of Vienna and holds a Master of Advanced International Studies from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. She is one of the project’s Russian language specialists.

 

 

Past contributors

Theresa Auer studied fine arts and cultural sciences at the University of Art and Design in Linz, Austria and is a graduate of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna’s 53rd Diploma Programme. Her main focus in the research project lies on exhibitions in France and Belgium.

 

Marei Alexandra Döhring studied History of Art at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg and the University of Vienna. Her primary research centers upon European artist frames of the 19th and 20th century.

Pol Edinger has a Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Vienna and is currently enrolled in the Master programme in Art History at the University of Vienna. Within the project he focused on exhibitions in Great Britain, Germany and France.

Vera Hinteregger successfully completed her bachelor’s program at the Department of Art History and the Department of Slavonic Studies at the University of Vienna. She is currently enrolled in her master’s course in Slavonic Studies/Russian and Translation in Literature, Media, Arts at the University of Vienna. Within the research project she focused on exhibitions in Russia.

Els van Houtert was responsible for gathering, translating and processing information from exhibitions in The Netherlands and Spain. Els holds a Bachelor degree in Cultural Anthropology (VU, Free University of Amsterdam) and a Research Masters degree in Religious Studies and Culture (RUG, University of Groningen).

Tanja Jenni is a founding member of the research project as well as co-author of the grant application at the Austrian Science Fund. She studies History of Art at the University of Vienna. Her research focuses on art criticism and the public reception of early 20th century Avantgardes.

Anna-Marie Kroupová holds a double degree in Art History and Russian Studies from the University of Vienna where she is currently enrolled in the Master’s programme in Art History. Her main research interests include central-European art around 1900 and in the medieval period. Within the scope of the research project, she was responsible for acquisition of Czech exhibition catalogues and the processing and correction of the data thereof.

 

Ekaterina Mahboub studies Art History and Archaeological Sciences at the University of Vienna and at the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg. Within this research project she focused on exhibitions in Russia and Ukraine.

Nora Mészáros studies Art History at the University of Vienna. Her focus in the project lied on exhibitions in Hungary, more precisely on revising and making additions to the data.

Nirmalie Mulloli was the Database Development Manager. In this capacity she was responsible for planning and managing the ongoing database construction, including retrieval of archived data from Europe and North America, hiring and managing the project team to conduct technical back-end work, and also managing the construction of a user-friendly front-end interface. She was responsible for developing and implementing the operational strategy of the project, maintaining oversight of multi-year budgets and fostering partnerships with art institutions, museums, and libraries. Nirmalie completed her studies at the University of Durham and at Oxford University in the UK.

Zita Ruttmayer studies History of Art and Hungarian Studies at the University of Vienna. In the project she focused on Hungarian and Dutch exhibitions.