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Research interests

Research interests include modern and contemporary art, environmental humanities, ecocriticism as well as questions around nature, travel, patronage and public art funding, women-artists in the Weimar Republic, exile studies, feminist, conceptual and socially engaged art. 

Research overview

Anne is a research student whose dissertation explores the intersection of travel, mobility, and climate change by examining from an ecocritical perspective how contemporary artists incorporate those themes in their work. 


Before moving to Scotland, Anne lived and worked in Berlin for five years, while studying American Studies and Art & Visual History at Humboldt University. Her first work experience as a studio assistant introduced her to the inner structures of the art world, market, and art production, and also ecological art. During her time in Berlin, she worked in several positions in the art world, including as an art mediator, gallery assistant, and research assistant, providing her with in-depth knowledge on the structures around art which continues to influence her analytical and critical approach. In her leisure time, Anne is an enthusiast for figurative painting, with a particular soft spot for maritime subject matters. Moreover, she is an avid reader and has recently discovered the joy of long walks and hikes on the weekends as they help to take her mind off mourning the closure of museums and continuously failing at successfully fermenting sweet tea. In the future, she hopes to write and publish regularly and expand her collection of artworks which is, at this point, predominantly constituted by much-loved pieces made and gifted by friends.  

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, Nature in Virtual Art - Aestheticization, Appropriation, and Emerging Generation of Virtual (Eco-)Artists and Tech-Patrons , Edinburgh University

Sept 2019Nov 2020

Award Date: 2 Nov 2020

Bachelor of Arts, I Shop Therefore I Am - Postmodern Elements in Barbara Kruger's Early Work , Humboldt University of Berlin

Oct 2014Sept 2018

Award Date: 12 Sept 2018

Master of Arts, Art and Visual History [withdrawn], Humboldt University of Berlin

Oct 2018Sept 2019


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