1960s Africa Albania American modern art Armando Lulaj authorship Belgrade Capitalism collective project conceptual art contemporary art copy and original DebatikCenter of Contemporary Art fluid identities identity identity politics international exhibition Jonida Gashi local history photography Pleurad Xhafa postcolonialism public art Roma art Roma Pavilion Soviet Union Tirana transnational dialogues traveling exhibitions Venice Biennale Yugoslavia ZETA Gallery
Annabel Ruckdeschel is a post-doc researcher and staff member at the Chair of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University of Giessen (Germany). She is currently researching on the GDR’s graphic arts triennale INTERGRAFIK and graphic arts withing transcultural networks. She has written her dissertation on the international exhibitions of the “École de Paris” between 1921 and 1946. She was awarded the Deubner Prize, the Open Access Prize of the Deutscher Kunstverlag, the Dissertation Prize of the University of Giessen, and an “honorable distinction” by the European Network in Universal and Global History (ENIUGH). During her doctoral studies, Annabel Ruckdeschel was a one-year fellow at the German Center for Art History in Paris (DFK Paris), staff member at the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of Zurich, and a fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Culture in Giessen. She studied art history and philosophy in Heidelberg and Berlin (B.A.) and completed her master’s degree in Curatorial Studies at the Goethe University Frankfurt and the Staatliche Hochschule für Künste – Städelschule.