Dr. phil. I Sabine Gebhardt Fink, born 1966 in Öhringen, Germany, studied Art History, Philosophy, German Literature and Theatre Studies at the Universities of Munich and Basel (PhD-Thesis Transformation of Action, published Vienna 2003). After a post-doc position at the Institute for Cultural Studies in the Arts, 2004-2008, and a locum tenens assistant to the Head of Department in Cultural Studies in the Arts at the Zürich University of the Arts (ZHdK), Switzerland, and a lectureship in Art History at the Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, 2009-2011, she received 2011 a professorship in Fine Arts at the University of Applied Arts and Design in Lucerne.
Her research fields – projects granted by the SNF - are: The Situated Body, Perform Space, Intermedia Conditions (Concrete Poetry e.g.), Exhibition Displays and Hermann Obrist and the Art Nouveau Sculpture. Currently she is working on Soundscapes/Public Spheres.
Relevant Publications: Is it now? Gegenwart in den Künsten, together with Sigrid Adorf et. al, Zurich 2006; Das Verhältnis der Künste, in co-autorship with Corina Caduff et. al, Munich 2007; Performance Chronik Basel, edited with Muda Mathis et. al., Zurich/Berlin 2011.