David Ganz Ehem. Senior Fellow

David Ganz
September 2015 - Januar 2016

Vita

David Ganz has been Professor for Medieval Art at the University of Zürich since 2013. After his studies in Art History, Philosophy and Archeology in Heidelberg, Marburg and Bologna he was a Doctoral Fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome from 1998-2000. He earned his PhD from the University of Hamburg in 2000, and was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Young Researcher Group “Cultural history and theology of the Image in Christianity” at the University of Muenster between 2000 and 2005. In 2006 he did his habilitation at the University of Konstanz. 2006-2007 he taught as a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Bochum and Jena. In 2007 he was awarded a Heisenberg Fellowship by the German Research Foundation. 2010-2013 he taught as a Visiting Professor at the University of Basel and at the University of Heidelberg.

Fields of Research

Media history of art, art and religion, visions and visuality, image theory, clothing and textiles, book art

Publications

Monographs

Buch-Gewänder. Prachteinbände im Mittelalter, Berlin: Reimer 2013)
Medien der Offenbarung. Visiondarstellungen im Mittelalter, Berlin: Reimer 2008
Barocke Bilderbauten. Erzählung, Institution und Illusion in römischen Kirchen, 1580-1700, Petersberg: Imhof 2003.

Edited Books

Mobile Eyes. Peripatetisches Sehen in den Bildkulturen der Vormoderne (with Stedan Neuner), München: Fink 2013 (eikones)
Pendant Plus. Praktiken der Bildkombinatorik (with Steffen Bogen, Gerd Blum, Marius Rimmele), Berlin: Reimer 2012 (Bild+Bild 2)
Kleider machen Bilder. Vormoderne Strategien vestimentärer Bildsprache (with Marius Rimmele), Berlin/Emsdetten: Imorde 2012 (Textile Studies 4)
Sehen und Sakralität in der Vormoderne (with Thomas Lentes), Berlin: Reimer 2011 (KultBild 4)
Das Bild im Plural. Mehrteilige Bildformen zwischen Mittelalter und Gegenwart (with Felix Thürlemann), Berlin: Reimer 2010 (Bild+Bild 1)
Rahmen-Diskurse. Kultbilder im konfessionellen Zeitalter (with Georg Henkel), Berlin: Reimer 2004 (KultBild 2)
Ästhetik des Unsichtbaren. Bildgebrauch und Bildtheorie in der Vormoderne (with Thomas Lentes), Berlin: Reimer 2004 (KultBild 1)