CV Cornelia Lund

Dr. Cornelia Lund


Cornelia Lund is an art, film and media theorist and curator living in Berlin. Since 2004, she has been co-director of fluctuating images, a platform for media art and design with a focus on audiovisual artistic production. She has been a research fellow in a DFG research project on German documentary film at the University of Hamburg. And for many years she has been teaching design theory at various universities, such as the University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, University of Applied Sciences Hamburg, and the University of the Arts Bremen. Since 2014 she is a member of DokArt Hamburg, and since 2017 of MeMiBaS.
Cornelia Lund is co-editor, together with Holger Lund, of Audio.Visual – On Visual Music and Related Media (Arnoldsche, 2009) and Design der Zukunft (AV Edition, 2014). She is also co-editor of The Audiovisual Breakthrough (2015) and the online platforms Post-digital Culture (2015-ongoing) and lundaudiovisualwritings (2017). Her work as a curator includes numerous screenings and exhibitions (e.g. Mapping Festival Geneva, Academy of the Arts Berlin, Index Festival New York, Hamburger Architektursommer).

Selected activities, events & publications

07/2018: Besides the Screen Conference 2018. Vaults, Archives, Clouds and Platforms: Archiving and Preservation in the 21st Century, ISMAI, Porto. Contribution “‘The struggle is not over yet’—Re-mediating archives of militant cinema”

03/2018: DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Short Time Lectureship at ECA, Escola de Comunicações e Artes, Universidade de São Paulo with invitations to UFRGS, Porto Alegre (supported by Goethe Institute Porto Alegre) and UFES Vitória ES (supported by Goethe Institute Rio de Janeiro)
10/2017: Screening "Terribe Houses in Danger" as part of the Werkleitz Festival "Nicht mehr noch nicht", curated by Janina Kriszio and Cornelia Lund

06/2017: NECS Conference “Sensibility & the Senses. Media, Bodies, Practices,” Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris. Panel “Sensory Documentary Cinema,” contribution “From Expansion to Explosion? Audiovisual Documentary Performances and the Sensory Cinema”

06/2017: Co-Chair/Program Committee at "Klingt gut!. Symposium on Sound", HAW Hamburg

01/2017: editor of Saz Beat Vol. 3 (with Holger Lund), Corvo Records, Global Pop First Wave, Berlin, 2017

12/2016: Jury member for Porto/Post/Doc – Film & Media Festival

12/2016: „Die Elastizität des Dokumentarischen. Der Dokumentarfilm zwischen Kino- und Kunstkontext“, in: Carsten Heinze, Thomas Weber (eds.), Medienkulturen des Dokumentarischen, Springer VS, Wiesbaden 2017, pp. 253–267.

11/2016: Guest Speaker at „Sound/Image Colloquium: Exploring sonic and audio-visual practice“, Greenwich University, London

07/2016: „Sculpting Image and Sound – On Herman Kolgen’s Audiovisual Projects“, in: Yael Kaduri (ed.), The Oxford Handbook Sound and Image in Western Art, Oxford University Press, New York, 2016. pp. 107–123.

05/2016: „Música Visual. Aspectos de um não-gênero“, in: Patrícia Moran (ed.), Cinemas transversais, Editora Iluminuras, São Paulo, 2016. pp. 79–88.

12/2015: contribution "Style and Society – Istanbul’s Music Scene in the 1960s and 1970s: Musical Hybridism, the Gazino and Social Tolerance" (with Holger Lund), in: Dietrich Helms, Thomas Phleps (eds.) Speaking in Tongues. Pop lokal global, Bielefeld, 2015, p. 177-198.

11/2015: Ana Carvalho, Cornelia Lund (eds.), The Audiovisual Breakthrough,
Articles by Ana Carvalho, Eva Fischer, Cornelia Lund, Gabriel Menotti, Adeena Mey, and a survey by Maria Pfeiffer. Design by Eva-Maria Offermann, Berlin, 2015.
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09/2015: contribution "If the Future Is Software-defined, What To Do with Our Hands?", in: Kulle, Daniel/Lund, Cornelia/Schmidt, Oliver/Ziegenhagen, David (eds.): Post-digital Culture, Hamburg, 2015.
Published online:

05-07/2015: co-curator (with Janina Kriszio and Vanessa Weber) of ›Architektur-Visionen‹ A series of events at the 8. Hamburger Architektur Sommer

summer term 2015: Lecturer for Design Theory, Hochschule für Künste, Bremen

12/2014: contribution "Le cinéma comme poésie dansante. Les films de Man Ray", in: Marion Poirson-Dechonne and Catherine Soulier (eds.), Textimage, Le Conférencier, Dec. 2014, "Cinéma & poésie. Réflexions".
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10/2014: contribution about "Style and Society – From musical Observations to the Image of the City. Istanbul’s music scene in the 1960s and 1970s" (with Holger Lund), conference "States of Mind and the City: Place of Wellbeing", Kadir Has University, Istanbul
Published printed in: Dietrich Helms, Thomas Phleps (eds.) Speaking in Tongues. Pop lokal global, Bielefeld, 2015, pp. 177–198.

08/2014: lecture "Seminário Música Visual" (with Holger Lund), CAHL-URFB Cachoiera, Bahia

since 07/2014: member of dokart Hamburg

05/2014: co-curator of the film screenings "Deutsche Bilder – Mädchen mit Zwanzig" and "Deutsche Bilder – Turbine" for Berlin Documentary Forum 3, HKW Berlin

04/2014: co-editor and author Design der Zukunft, based on the conference series at the  DHBW Ravensburg

04/2014: contribution about "Towards a New Love – Gender Shifting in Contemporary Music Video" (with Holger Lund), conference "Straight from the Heart. Amour & Rock (Love & Rock)", University Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3 & University of Chester (UK)
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since 10/2013: lecturer for design theory at the HAW Hamburg, Department for Design

07/2013: co-session chair manager "Postdigitalität und Film", conference at the Institute for Media and Communication (IMK), Hamburg University

04/2013: co-session chair manager "Design der Zukunft II", conference at the DHBW Ravensburg

02/2013: project space General Public wins competition „Auszeichnung künstlerischer Projekträume und -initiativen im Bereich Bildende Kunst“ 2012 of Berliner Senatskanzlei für Kulturelle Angelegenheiten

06/2012: co-session chair manager "Design der Zukunft", conference at the DHBW Ravensburg

since 04/2012: research associate at the DFG-project "History of Documentary Film in Germany 1945-2005" at Hamburg University

09/2011-03/2102: visiting professor Culture.Aesthetics.Media at the University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf

2011: author of the contribution, "From Experiment To Theory – a look at the VJ scene in Berlin", Goethe Institute, 2011
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2010: co-author of the contribution "Get the cut" for <Rewind>Play>>Fast Forward? The Past, Present and Future of Music Video

10/2009-10/2010: research associate at the DFG-project "History of Documentary Film in Germany 1945-2005" at the HFF Potsdam-Babelsberg

2009: the publication Audio.Visual was awarded "most beautiful german books 2009" by Stiftung Buchkunst and is suggested for the national design award of germany 2011

2009-2014: lecturer for master intermedia at the FH Vorarlberg, Dornbirn

2009: co-editor and author Audio.Visual - On Visual Music and Related Media
Book with dvd, with films/videos by Walter Ruttmann, Mary Ellen Bute, Malcolm Le Grice,  Pfadfinderei/Modeselektor.

2009: co-editor Vidos (dvd publication)
Videos by zeitguised, Quayola, Paolo Lima/MusaWorkLab, Brian Bixby/Keep Adding, Scott Pagano/Neither Field, Mateuniverse, Marcelo Baldini, Giraffentoast, Markus Wambsganss, Antonin de Bemels und Sam Vanoverschelde/Visual Kitchen. Music: Michael Fakesch.

2009: prix ars electronica, Media.Art.Research Award: member of the jury

winter term 2008/2009: lecturer for visual music at the UdK Berlin

5/2008-08/2009: editing director Holzwarth Publications, Berlin

2008: co-author of the contribution "Beat the Film – zur Ästhetik zeitgenössischer Visual Music", in: in: Klaus Krüger, Matthias Weiss (Hrsg.), Tanzende Bilder. Interaktionen von Musik und Film, München: Fink, 2008, pp. 131–147.

2/2007: session chair manager "Visual Music", CAA Annual Conference, New York

2007: curator of "Exploring Party - Party as art", Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
With films/videos by Ronald Nameth, Maya Deren, Jonas Mekas, Pfadfinderei & Modeselektor, Dominik Eulberg & Yvette Klein et al.
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2006-2008: lecturer at the Departement of Art History, University of Heidelberg

2006: lecturer at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design

12/2005-6/2006: project coordinator at the Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart for an Antoni Muntadas exhibition

2004-2008: lecturer at the Department of Art History and the Department of Architecture, University of Stuttgart, Germany, lecturer at the Department Visual Commuication, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg, lectures at ICN Ecole de Management, Nancy

since 9/2003: director and curator of the non-commercial gallery fluctuating images. contemporary media art e.V., Stuttgart, Germany, together with Dr. Holger Lund

7/2001-12/2004: scientific coordinator at the International Centre for Cultural and Technological Research, University of Stuttgart

winter term 2003/2004: lectures on "Photography and Books", University of Bremen

2000-2001: project leader for the pedagogic research project "sense&cyber" (Landesverband der Kunstschulen Niedersachsen/ Kunstschule Meppen)

1997-2001: PHD on "French Poetry Illustration", University of Stuttgart

1-6/1999: International Research Programme, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Fontenay/SaintCloud

1993-2000: educational services Stuttgart (Staatsgalerie Stuttgart): gallery talks and guided tours

1997: MA thesis "Le pouvoir de la ligne. Guillaume Apollinaire’s Le Bestiaire ou Cortège d’Oprhée", University of Stuttgart

1990-1997: student at the University of Stuttgart and the Université de Franche Comté, Besançon in History of Art and Romance languages and Literatures

since 1997: curator for various institutions (Kunstverein Schorndorf, Manufaktur Schorndorf, Meppener Kunstkreis)

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