Yvonne Spielmann

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Professor Yvonne Spielmann 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 received her Ph.D. from the University of Hanover (1989); and the postdoctoral degree 'habilitation' from the University of Konstanz (1997). She is author of the monographs "Eine Pf¸tze in bezug aufs Mehr. Avantgarde" (The Concept of Avantg-garde), (Peter Lang Press, 1991), "Intermedialit‰t. Das System Peter Greenaway" (Intermediality. The Systems of Peter Greenaway), (Wilhelm Fink Press, 1998), and "Video. Das reflexive Medium" (Suhrkamp Press, 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 J¸rgen 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). URL: http://www.yvonne-spielmann.com