International Conference 2011
   
       
       
     
       
   

Prof. Dr. Hans Peter Schwarz

Hans Peter SchwarzProf. Dr. Dr. h.c.  Hans-Peter Schwarz studied design, History of Art, German Literature and European Ethnology. 1982 doctorate conferred by the University of Marburg/Germany. 2006 honorary doctorate conferred by the University of the Arts in Cluj/Napoca/Romania. 1983-1992 Curator of the German Architecture Museum/ Frankfurt am Main. 1992-2000 Director of the Museum for the Digital Arts/ Karlsruhe, 1994-2004 Professor for the History of Art and Media at the University of Art and Design/Karlsruhe. 2000-2007 President of the University of Art, Media and Design/Zurich and the Museum for Applied Arts/Zurich, 2005-2010 Founding President of the University of the Arts/Zurich.

Publications about architectural and art history and the cultural history of modernity, i.a.: Das Haus des Künstlers. Zur Sozialgeschichte des Genies (1990); In der Tradition der Moderne (1992); Perspektiven der Medienkunst (1996); MediaArtHistory (1997); Zeichen nach vorn.125 Jahre Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Zürich (2003); ZHdK: A future for the Arts (2007).

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