Professor Yvonne Spielmann (PhD habil.) is Chair of New Media in the School of Media, Language and Music at The University of the West of Scotland, previously Professor of Visual Media at Braunschweig School of Art. Prior to that she was Assistant Professor of Media Studies at the University of Siegen, both Germany. She is author of the monographs Eine Pfütze in bezug aufs Mehr. Avantgarde (1991), Intermedialität. Das System Peter Greenaway (1998), and Video. Das reflexive Medium (2005). The Engish edition Video. The Reflexive Medium is published with MIT Press, 2008.
She has edited Kunst und Politik der Avantgarde (1989), Image - Media - Art (German and English, 1999, together with Gundolf Winter), What is Intermedia?, special issue of Convergence, winter 2002 (together with Jürgen Heinrichs), and is editor of Hybrid Identities in Digital Media, special issue of Convergence, winter 2005 (together with Kerstin Mey) and the section "Forty Years of Video Art" of Art Journal (2006). Research grants and fellowships include the Getty Center (1989/90), The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University (2000/2001), The Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study & Conference Center (2002), The Daniel Langlois Foundation (2003 and 2004), the Japan Foundation (2005), and the National University of Singapore (2007).
University of the West of Scotland
Ayr Campus, School of Media, Language and Music
Ayr, South Ayrshire
KA8 0SR Scotland
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