phd. in art history, curator, lecturer, author /
Kunst mit Eigen-Sinn. Aktuelle Kunst von Frauen (with VALIE EXPORT), Museum of Modern Art/Museum of the 20th Century, Vienna, 1985; Topography II: Underground. Video-Installations in the Vienna Subway System, Vienna Festival Weeks, 1991; Zones of Disturbance, steirischer herbst, Graz, 1997; conept for exhibition project “The Wounded Diva”. Body, Hysteria and Technology in 20th Century Art, Lenbachhaus Munich, Münchner Kunstverein, Munich, Siemens arts program, Munich, and Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, 2000;1993-1995 director of Salzburger Kunstverein; 1999-2008 director of Galerie im Taxispalais /Galerie des Landes Tirol, Innsbruck.
Lectorships in Austria and abroad (selection): visiting professor: Academy of Fine Arts Munich, University of Essen; kunstuniversität Linz; lecturer: institute of art history, University of Zurich; Slade School of Fine Arts, University of London; Goldsmiths College, University of London; Institute of art history, University of Vienna; 1988-2003 Academy/University of Fine Arts Vienna; 1999-2009 IKM/ University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
Author and editor of numerous texts and publications on modern and contemporary art; book: “Woman as Picture” – The Female Body in 20th Century Art, 1993, 3rd edition 2001.
Hans-Reimer-Prize by the Aby-Warburg-Foundation, Hamburg, 2000.