M.A. Barbara Biedermann

2007–2011 Bachelor studies in Art History, Popular Culture Studies and the Theory and History of Photography at the University of Zurich. 09/2010–12/2010 Student assistant at the Institute of Art History, University of Zurich. 01/2011–12/2011 Curatorial internship at the Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen. 2011–2014 Master studies in Art History with special qualification in Curatorial Studies and Museology at the University of Bern. 02/2012–11/2012 Assistant curator of the exhibition Die Engel von Klee und Engel von Karl Valentin, Charlie Chaplin, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Duane Michals, Francesca Woodman, Joseph Beuys, Wim Wenders, Pierre et Gilles, Mariko Mori, Jakob Gautel & Jason Karaïndros, Mark Wallinger, Rosemary Laing, Bill Plympton, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu, Eija-Liisa Ahtila at the Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern. Since 10/2013 Research assistant within the research project “Medium video and video art in Switzerland (from 1970 until today)” at the Institute of Art History, University of Bern. 02/2014 Master’s degree with a thesis entitled “Stummes Sprechen. Zur Funktion und Verwendung der Sprache in der Arbeit Signs that say what you want them to say and not Signs that say what someone else wants you to say von Gillian Wearing” (supervisor: Prof. Peter J. Schneemann). Since 03/2014 Research assistant within the SNSF Sinergia project “The Interior. Art, Space, and Performance (Early Modern to Postmodern)” at the Institute of Art History, University of Bern.


Ph.D. project:
“Video Installations between Real and Imagined Space”

Supervisor: Prof. Peter J. Schneemann