Prof. Giaco Schiesser

Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK |
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, ZHdK

Member project team Erasmus+ project “Advancing Supervision for Artistic Research Doctorates”
Head of the Zurich PhD group “Artistic Research in Fine Arts” (as Prof. em.)
University of Arts and Design Linz/Austria |
Kunstuniversität Linz/Österreich
Permanent Visiting Professor for artistic and academic PhDs
Scientific expertise (boards, reviews, expertises)  |
Wissenschaftliche Gremien- und Gutachtertätigkeit

PhD Supervisions | PhD-Betreuungen
Former employments:
Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK |
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, ZHdK

Founder + head joint PhD programme “Fine Arts / Transdisciplinarity”  ZHdK – Kunstuniversität Linz/Austria
(2012 – 2021; since 2017 together with Prof. Dr. Florian Dombois)
Director Department of Art & Media [today: Department of Fine Arts] (2002 – 2017)
Society for Artistic Research, SAR
Executive Board, member/vice-president (2013/2015 – 2020)


Awards  Preise
Awardee Top 100 Leaders in Education. (2019; first-time edition)
The purpose of  the award–awarded by the “Global Forum for Education & Learning” (GFEL)–is, «to honor the relentless efforts and zeal of individuals, who have played  a prominent role in changing the face of education at the global as well as the local level.”
Fields of work and publications  |
Arbeits- und Publikationsfelder:
Epistemology, Aesthetics, Art Research  |  Theories of Cultures, Media, Subjects  |  Digitalization  |  Democracy, Public Spheres, Every Day Culture
Epistemologie, Ästhetik, Kunst Forschung  |  Kultur-, Medien-, Subjekttheorie  |  Digitalisierung  |  Demokratie, Öffentlichkeiten, Alltagskultur

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