Dr. Eva Kernbauer is currently directing the research project Images of the Past in the Present. Reflection and Retrospection in Contemporary Art (APART Austrian Programme for Advanced Research and Technology, Austrian Academy of Sciences) at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.
Studies of Art History in Vienna and Berlin (MA, University of Vienna, 2001), followed by curatorial positions and a position as research coordinator at the MUMOK and the Kunsthalle Vienna. 2004–2006 Junior Fellowships at the IFK Vienna and the Centre allemande d’histoire de l’art in Paris for research on a dissertation on theories of the art public in eighteenth-century France and England (PhD, University of Trier, 2007). 2008–2011 Assistant Professor for Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of Berne, Switzerland.