Institut für Kunstgeschichte



Grants, Awards, and Fellowships

Grants, Awards, and Fellowships

2016: BangaloREsidency – Max Mueller Bhavan
6-week residency in Bengaluru to develop Timescape Bengaluru, an augmented reality urban heritage app for smart phones and tablets

2016: German Israeli Foundation (GIF)
“Architecture, Planning and Foreign Policy: Israeli and GDR Development Cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa 1950-1990” 3-year research grant with Haim Yacobi (Ben Gurion University) and Philipp Misselwitz (TU Berlin)

2016: DAAD Conference Travel Grant
Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) 2016 Annual Conference, Pasadena

2015: German Cultural Foundation / TURN Programme
“Simulizi Mijini/Urban Narratives: Things don’t really exist until you give them a name” 18-month grant to curate a cultural project involving artists, publicists, and students from Berlin and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

2015: DAAD Conference Travel Grant
Association for Asian Studies (AAS) 2015 Annual Conference, Chicago

2014: GAHTC (Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative) Grant
“Architecture and Climate in a Global Perspective” with Daniel Barber (University of Pennsylvania), Jiat-Hwee Chang (National University of Singapore), Iain Jackson (University of Liverpool), Albert Narath (University of Oregon), Ola Uduku (University of Edinburgh)

2014: TU Berlin Internal Funding
awarded to prepare research proposal for external funding

2014: INTACH New Delhi Travel and Research Grant
awarded to undertake further research in Bangalore for the preparation of a book publication on Otto Koenigsberger’s work

2013: COST Short Term Scientific Mission
awarded to undertake research into the institutionalisation of Tropical Architecture at the archives of the Architectural Association, London

2012: COST Short Term Scientific Mission
awarded to collaborate with Prof Kathleen James-Chakraborty at University College Dublin

2010-2012: Elsa-Neumann Research Grant
awarded for doctoral thesis “Negotiating Modernities: Otto Koenigsberger’s Works and Networks in Exile (1933-1951)”

2006: INTACH New Delhi Travel and Research Grant
awarded for 3-month stay in India to conduct initial research into Otto Koenigsberger’s work as an architect and planner in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Jamshedpur and Delhi

1998: INTACH New Delhi Travel and Research Grant
awarded for 2-month stay in India to survey Chemrey Monastery, Ladakh

Curatorial work

Simulizi Mijini
International exhibition at Old Boma, Dar es Salaam, July-September 2017

Juxtaposing Narratives
International exhibition at ZK/U Berlin, March-April 2017

Crossing Boundaries
Positions of five contemporary video artists
Short film programme as part of the Crossing Boundaries: Rethinking European Architecture Beyond Europe conference, Palermo, 2014

stop-motion video installation at the Collegium Hungaricum as part of the Media Facades Festival, Berlin, 2008

100% Pure - Real Quality
multimedia installation conceived and realised at 1 Shanthi Road Studio/Gallery, Bangalore, 2006

multimedia installation as part of the Thalia Theater and Bauhaus Stif¬tung’s International Summer School, 2005
Terezín into Europe
planning and design of an exhibition about Terezin’s history shown in Terezin, Berlin, Brussels and Auschwitz, 2005

Professional and Academic Affiliations

ABE: European Architecture Beyond Europe Member of the editorial board of the peer-reviewed, open-access scientific journal

Other Projects

MOD Institute Berlin/Bangalore
Transnational Architecture Group (TAG)