Art History

Christian Joschke is an art historian and is particularly interested in the relationship between arts and politics and the history of photography. Between 2007 and 2020, he successively taught as a lecturer at the Lumière Lyon 2 University and the Paris Nanterre University. He twice held a substitute professorship at the University of Lausanne, was a Research Fellow at the IFK in Vienna, at the Ryerson Image Center in Totonto, and at the department of art history and archeology at Princeton University (New Jersey, United States) and Humboldt University Berlin (Rudolf Arnheim Chair, 2023).

He translated books by Hans Belting – whose assistant he was at the Collège de France (2003) – and Horst Bredekamp. He published The Eyes of the Nation. Amateur photography and society in the Germany of William II (Dijon, Presses du Réel, 2013). He co-organized the Photography, Class Weapon exhibition. Social and documentary photography in France 1928-1936 at the Center Pompidou (catalogue at Textuel, 2018) and founded the magazine Transbordeur with Olivier Lugon. Photography history society published by Macula and with him directs the “Transbordeur” collection with the same publisher.


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