Judith Siegmund :: Visual Art, Conceptual Art, Philosophy

Curriculum Vitae

Education and Academic Work

2018 Offer of a professorship for Contemporary aesthetics at Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart (State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart)
2017-19 Director of the Einstein Foundation Berlin’s research project "Autonomy and Functionalization – An Aesthetic, Cultural-Historical Analysis of Art Concepts in the Visual Arts in Berlin from the 1990s to the Present" (3-year term)
2016-20 Associated member of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)-Graduiertenkolleg (Research Training Group) "Das Wissen der Künste" at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK)
2015-16 Visiting Professorship at Institute of Philosophy at the Free University, Berlin
2013 Positiv Evaluation as Juniorprofessorin by Universität der Künste Berlin (University of the Arts Berlin)
2011-18 Juniorprofessorin (Assistant Professor) of Formal Aesthetics with a specialization in Gender Theory at the Universität der Künste Berlin, Institut für Geschichte und Theorie der Gestaltung
2010 Scholarly associate at the Institut für künstlerische Forschung, Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen "Konrad Wolf" Potsdam"
2009 Position at the Institute of Philosophy, University of Oldenburg, preparation of a research project on the "concept of work" and its significance for artistic practice;
Participation in the Mentoring Program at the Universität der Künste, Berlin
2007 Doctorate (Philosophy) on "Die Evidenz der Kunst" (The Evidence of Art), University of Potsdam
2003-06 Participation in the Sonderforschungsbereich 626 "Ästhetische Erfahrung im Zeichen der Entgrenzung der Künste" (Aesthetic Experience in the Age of Disengagement in the Arts) (Free University, Berlin)
2003 Graduate assistant at the Institute of Philosophy, University of Potsdam
2000-2001 Study of Philosophy at the University of Potsdam (M.A.)
1995-00 Study of Philosophy at the Free University, Berlin
1991-93 Graduate studies in the Fine Arts at the Staatliche Akademie für Bildende Künste Stuttgart
1985-91 Study of Painting/Graphics at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, diploma

Fellowships and Prizes

2015 Residence Museumsquartier Wien, freiraum Q21 International
2010 Scholarship, Schleswig-Holstein-Haus Rostock
2009 1st Prize in the "Kunst-am-Bau" competition of the Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden
2008 Film fellowship, Kunststiftung Sachsen Anhalt (with André Piontek)
2007 Project fellowship, Kunststiftung Sachsen-Anhalt
2006 Project fellowship, Senat für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur Berlin; Scholarship "Wiepersdorf Palace", Brandenburg
2004 Fellowship: Goldrausch Project for Women Artists, Berlin; Scholarship from the Ahrenshoop Art Center
2003-06 Doctoral fellowship from the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Berlin
2002 Scholarship, Dr. Dormagen Guffanti Foundation, Cologne
2001 Scholarship, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
2000 Award from the regional government of Brandenburg; 1st Prize: "Urban Worlds – Capital City Culture," Berlin-Neukölln Art Center
1999-01 Scholarship, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Berlin
1994 Artist in residence, studios of the Kunst-Werke, Berlin; Scholarship from the Mecklenburg Art Center "Plüschow Palace"
1990 Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and Science Baden-Württemberg

Specialist Activities

Liaison tutor at the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung  
Evaluator for the Cusanuswerk  
Evaluator for the Schweizerischer Nationalfonds (Swiss National Science Foundation)  
Evaluator for diverse organizations and programs, e.g. the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service), as well as within the context of application procedures  


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ästhetik www.dgae.de
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophie www.dgphil.de
The European Society for Aesthetics www.eurosa.org
Deutscher Hochschulverband www.hochschulverband.de
Verwertungsgesellschaft Bild-Kunst www.bildkunst.de
Deutscher Künstlerbund www.kuenstlerbund.de
Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst www.ngbk.de
Pro Asyl www.proasyl.de
Roger-Loewig-Gesellschaft www.roger-loewig.de