Ines Schaber is an artist and writer formerly based in Berlin. She studied fine frt at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin, architectural aheory at Princeton University as a DAAD fellow, and received her PhD. from the Visual Cultures/Center for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her dissertation Obtuse, Flitting by and Nevertheless There – Image Archives in Practice examines a set of questions underlying archival photographic practices seeking to trace new or alternate modes of archival practice to meet contemporary needs and methods of knowledge production. Ines Schaber has taught at many European art schools, and also at CalArts as visiting faculty for the Program in Photography and Media before joining its core faculty.
On the way in Florence: How to get out of the archive?
Perhaps the question is not just a question of research but rather a question of activating and conveying history – a question of how we represent history. I.S./E.G.