Nina Franz

PhD Candidate

Bauhausstr. 11, Raum 224
99423 Weimar

Nina Franz is pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Iris Därmann and Prof. Dr. Thomas Macho. She is a member of the doctoral program of the Excellence Cluster Image Knowledge Gestaltung. From 2012 to 2015 she was a research assistant within the teaching and research area of »Cultural History and Theory of Aesthetics« at the Institute for Cultural History and Theory at HU Berlin and a member of the research group »Pictograms« at the Excellence Cluster Image Knowledge Gestaltung. Her research on military technologies,  theories of the image and production of obedience is supported by a doctoral scholarship from the Gerda Henkel Foundation.



With Rebekka Ladewig: »Synthetic Reality and Blind Flight – The Operationalization of Perception« in: Andreas Immanuel Graae, Kathrin Maurer (eds.): Politik, Vol. 20, Nr. 1, March 2017, pp. 30-44.

»Targeted Killing and Pattern-of-Life Analysis: Weaponized Media«, in: John Corner, Katy Parry (eds.): Media, Culture and Society, Vol. 39, No. 1, January 2017, pp. 111-121.

»Painting the Target«, in: Kathrin Friedrich, Moritz Queisner, Anna Roethe (Eds.): Image Guidance. Bedingungen bildgeführter Operation, Bildwelten des Wissens, Bd. 12. De Gruyter, Berlin, 2016, pp. 96-97.

With Rebekka Ladewig: »Synthetische Realität und Blindflug – Operationalisierung der Wahrnehmung«, in: Matthias Bruhn, Nikola Doll (Hg.): kritische berichte. Zeitschrift für Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften, No. 4 Vol. 43, 2015, pp. 95-104.

»Man in the Loop – The Language of Participation and the New Technologies of War«, in: ReClaiming Participation. Technology – Mediation – Collectivity, transcript, Bielefeld, 2016, pp. 133-144.

»Leise, unsichtbar und autonom«, taz, March 14/15, 2015, pp. 25-27.

»Der Ruinenwert der Bilder. Über Trever Paglen in der Galerie Thomas Zander» [»The Ruin Worth of Images. On Trevor Paglen at Thomas Zander Gallery»] in: Texte zur Kunst, No. 92, December 2013, pp. 214-217.