Hanna Hölling

Lecturer in the History of Art and Material Studies, convener of BA History of Art, Materials and Technologyat University College Lonodn
London,
United Kingdom
Focus area: Archiving, Conservation, Art History, Art Theory, Critical Theory

Dr. Hanna B. Hölling is Associate Professor in History in the Department of History of Art, University College London. She is also Research Professor at the Bern University of the Arts, where she leads research in her area of expertise. Prior to these appointments, she was Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Professor, Cultures of Conservation, at the Bard Graduate Center in New York, Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam, and Head of Conservation at the ZKM Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany. Hanna’s research, teaching, and advising address subjects in art history and theory, media and material (culture) studies, museology, conservation, and American and European art since the 1960s. Hanna’s publications include two sole-authored monographs: Paik’s Virtual Archive: On Time, Change and Materiality in Media Art (University of California Press, 2017) and Revisions—Zen for Film (Bard Graduate Center, 2015) and three edited volumes: The Explicit Material: Inquiries on the Intersection of Curatorial and Conservation Cultures (co-edited with Francesca Bewer and Katharina Ammann; Boston and Leiden: Brill) and Object-Event-Performance: Art and Materiality since the 1960s (Bard Graduate Center, 2021). Hanna’s other writings have appeared in peer-reviewed journals, edited volumes, and catalogs. Hanna’s research was funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, Terra Foundation for American Art, the Getty Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Dutch Research Council, and several UCL grants. She serves as an advisor on international research projects and academic programs and acts as a reviewer for funding bodies (a.o. for the European Research Council), scholarly journals, and book series.