Cornelia und Holger Lund

Audio.Visual – On Visual Music and Related Media

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Cornelia Lund is a media theorist and curator living in Berlin. She holds a PhD on “French Poetry Illustrations” from the University of Stuttgart, where she has also worked as a research associate at the International Center for Cultural and Technological Studies from 2001 to 2004. Since 2004, together with Holger Lund, she has been running fluctuating images (Stuttgart/Berlin), a platform for contemporary media art (www.fluctuating-images.de). In fall/winter she was visiting professor for “Art.Aesthetic.Media” at the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf. Since April 2012 she is working on a DFG research project on German documentary film at the University of Hamburg. She has widely published on the relationship of image and text, moving images and sound as well as dance and film, and she is co-editor, together with Holger Lund, of “Audio.Visual – On Visual Music and Related Media” (2009).


Holger Lund is a professor for design theory and curator living in Berlin. He has finished his PhD on Max Ernst’s collage novels in 2000. He has been fellow for artistic coordination at the Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, in 2001/2002. From 2008 to 2011 he was visiting professor for theories of design at Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences, School of Design. Since fall 2011 he has a tenured professorship for media design at the University of Applied Sciences DHBW Ravensburg. He has widely published on the relationship of sound and image, in 2011 he has published a vinyl record compilation on turkish funk music from the 1970ies.
Cornelia’s and Holger’s work as a curators includes screening programs that have been shown at various international venues and festivals such as the screening series “media flow. videoventure on electronic music pt. 1–5”, a curatorial research project on “Visual Music” (2007/2008), including the show “Exploring Party – Party as Art. From Warhol’s EPI to Now” at the Württembergische Kunstverein Stuttgart and screenings on “Animated Architecture”. In 2011, Cornelia was guest curator at the Index Festival, New York.