Gabrielle Schaad
Curriculum vitae

Education

2015 - 2016: Humanities fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart; ProDoc Art&Science-Scholarship student (Swiss National Science Foundation), doctoral candidate in research module IV «Architecture and Science since the 1960s», Chair for the History of the Art and Architecture, gta, ETH Zurich (Prof. Philip Ursprung; Nina Zschocke PhD)

2014: Teaching assistant at the Chair for Art History and Visual Culture, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sophia University, Tokyo (Prof. Michio Hayashi), ProDoc Art&Science-Scholarship student (Swiss National Science Foundation), doctoral candidate in research module IV «Architecture and Science since the 1960s», Chair for the History of the Art and Architecture, gta, ETH Zurich (Prof. Philip Ursprung; Nina Zschocke PhD)

2013 – 2014: Monbukagakusho-Scholarship research student (Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science&Technology), Graduate School of Cultural Science, Saitama University (Prof. Toshino Iguchi)

2011 – 2013: ProDoc Art&Science-Scholarship student (Swiss National Science Foundation), doctoral candidate in research module IV «Architecture and Science since the 1960s», Chair for the History of the Art and Architecture, gta, ETH Zurich (Prof. Philip Ursprung; Nina Zschocke PhD)

2003 – 2010: Auxiliary assistant to Prof. em. Stanislaus von Moos; Teaching assistant, Institute of Art History, University of Zurich (Hanns Hubach PhD; Prof. Philip Ursprung); Teaching assistant, Seminar of East Asian Art History, University of Zurich (Prof. Helmut Brinker); Auxiliary assistant, Institute of Behavior Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich (university lecturer Joachim Fischer MD/Roland von Känel PhD)

2002 – 2010: Student of Art History, East Asian Art History and Medieval Archeology, University of Zurich
Erasmus exchange student, École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE), Paris (Prof. Sabine Frommel)
April 2010: MA UZH, master thesis: «Exploring the Space Between. Heidi Buchers Bodenhäute aus dem Ahnenhaus – Prozess, Index und Kartographie zwischen Erinnern und Vergessen»


Publications

2016:
«Expo ’70 – Carte postale ou image dystopique? Introduction à une mise en scène», in: Turner, Fred: «La corporation et la contre-culture (collection contre-culture)», (ed. by Nikola Jankovic), Éditions B2, Paris, 2015 (forthcoming).
«Kriens: Kaspar Müller – Frankfurt Freakout», in: Kunstbulletin, 1-2, 2016, n.p.

2015:
«Hall of Mirrors», in: PIN-UP Magazine, 19, 2015, pp.202-209.
«Trix und Robert Haussmann im Gespräch mit Ben Weinberg und Gabrielle Schaad», in: Haussmann für Weinberg, Edition Patrick Frey, Zürich, 2015, pp. 172-201.
«Lucy Stein. Gregor Staiger Gallery», in: Artforum online issue, Juli, 2015.
«Rosemarie Trockel. Kunsthaus Bregenz», in: Artforum online issue, April, 2015.
«Takamatsu Jirō. MOMAT National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo», in: Artforum online issue, Februar, 2015.

2014:
«Tokyo Art Meeting V: Seeking New Genealogies—Bodies/Leaps/Traces», in: Artforum online issue, November 2014.
«Critical Practice. Arata Isozaki.12x5=60, Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo», in: domus online issue, October 2014.
«Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau», in: Artforum online issue, October 2014.
«Emanuel Rossetti, Kunsthalle Bern», in: Artforum online issue, September 2014.
«The Way of Painting, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery», in: Artforum online issue, August 2014.
«Nobuyoshi Araki, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo», in: Artforum online issue, Juni 2014.
«Hiroshi Tachibana, Sprout Curation, Tokyo», in: Artforum online issue, May 2014.
«...une peinture, c'est aussi un texte et une idée», in: Trix&Robert Haussmann. Pour un maniérisme critique (collection design), (ed. by Balthazar Lovay, Fri-Art, Fribourg and Nikola Jankovic), Éditions B2, Paris, 2014, pp. 39-69.
«Daan van Golden. Misako&Rosen, Tokyo», in: Artforum online issue, May 2014.
«Tetsumi Kudo. MOMAT National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo», in: Artforum online issue, March 2014.

2013:
«Tell it to my heart: collected by Julie Ault, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel», in: Flash Art, May-June, 2013, p. 142.
«Exploring the Off-modern. Annette Amberg's Historiography of Representation», in: exh. cat. The Futures of the Past, Kunstraum Riehen (ed. by Heidi Brunnschweiler), Modo Verlag, Freiburg, 2013, pp. 46-63.
«Fantastische Bildwelten zwischen High und Low», in: exh. cat. Franz Karl Basler-Kopp. Fantastische Bildwelten, Museum of Art Lucerne (ed. by Christoph Lichtin), Pro Libro, Lucerne, 2013, pp. 42-55.

2012:
«Adriana Lara, Kunsthalle Basel», in: frieze d/e, 7, 2012, pp. 127-128.
Bilderwahl! Zu Weihnachten. Roman Signer und Kaspar Müller, exh. cat. Kunsthaus Zurich, (ed. by Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft), Kunsthaus, Zurich 2012, (26 p.).
«Interview with Trix and Robert Haussmann», in: Robert und Trix Haussmann, with contributions by Liam Gillick and Karl Holmqvist, (ed. by Fredi Fischli & Niels Olsen), Studiolo/Edition Patrick Frey, Zurich 2012, pp. 176-215.
«Ciara Philips, Galerie Gregor Staiger», in: frieze d/e, 6, 2012, p. 142.
«Tobias Madison, Galerie Karma International», in: frieze d/e, 5, 2012, pp. 132-133.
«Glossary» (with Muriel Perez, Filine Wagner and Bice Curiger), in: Riotous Baroque, exh. cat. Kunsthaus Zurich 2012, Snoeck, Zurich 2012, pp. 153-164.
«Adolf Max Vogt» (Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, HDS online, 30.05.2012).
«Hans Trog» (Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, HDS online, 16.04.2012).
«Reactivating a Manifesto. An Architecture Report from Zurich», in: domus, 957, 2012, p. 10 (and online issue, 30.3.2012).
«Nelly Rudin, Haus Konstruktiv», in: frieze d/e, 4, 2012, pp. 128-129.
«Bewegung im Kreis 4 – Raum der Arbeit, Aktion und Agitation», in: Grösser als Zürich − Ein kleines Psychogramm des Zürcher Stadtquartiers Aussersihl, (ed. by Caspar Schaerer et al.), Scheidegger & Spiess, Zurich 2012, pp. 134-137.
«Lutz/Guggisberg» and «Tatjana Gerhard», in: Schweizer Kunst im 21. Jahrhundert – Die Sammlung der Nationale Suisse (Kataloge Schweizer Museen und Sammlungen 21), (ed. by Nationale Suisse & SIK-ISEA), SIK-ISEA, Zürich 2011.

2011:
«Silvie & Chérif Defraoui», «Claude Sandoz», «Jean-Frédéric Schnyder», «Ernst Schurtenberger», (Collection Online, Museum of Art Lucerne, 2011)
«Jörg Zintzmeier» (Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, HDS online, 16.12.2011).
«Hannes Wettstein» (Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, HDS online, 30.11.2011).
«Sprungbrett. Stipendienausstellung der Stadt Zürich», in: Züritipp, 14.07.–20.07.2011.
«Guter Stoff. Alice Channer, Galerie Bolte Lang», in: Züritipp, 07.07.–13.07.2011.
«Pop-Schamane. Fabian Marti, Kunstmuseum Winterthur», in: Züritipp, 21.04.–27.04.2011.
«Art in the Harbour. An Art Report from Rotterdam by Gabrielle Schaad», in: domus, (online issue, 4.7.2011).
«Tadashi Kawamata und Fischli/Weiss. Zellwegerpark Uster», in: archithese, 1, 2011, pp. 76-77.

2010:
«Ein Archiv als Werkzeugkasten» in: Im Bild. Vom Umgang mit Bildern, exh. cat. Forum Schlossplatz Aarau, 2010, with a contribution by Charlotte Klonk, (ed. by Nadine Schneider), Forum Schlossplatz, Aarau, pp. 38-43.
«Hans Fischli» (Virtual Showcase, Swiss Art Archive online, SIK-ISEA, Zurich, 11.10. 2010).

2009:
«Aldo Walker» (Virtual Showcase, Swiss Art Archive online, SIK-ISEA, Zurich, 25.11.2009).
«Exploring the Space Between. Heidi Buchers Bodenhäute aus dem Ahnenhaus – Index, Prozess und Kartographie zwischen Erinnern und Vergessen» (Master thesis, UZH).
«Andy Denzler» (Swiss Lexicon on Art, SIKART online, Zurich).
«Peter J. Knapp» (Swiss Lexicon on Art, SIKART online, Zurich).

2004:
«Zürich auf Lateinisch», in: Unimagazin, 1, 2004, p. 60. (Review of: Peter Stotz, Turicensia Latina. Lateinische Texte zur Geschichte Zürichs aus Altertum, Mittelalter und Neuzeit, NZZ Verlag, Zurich 2003).


Academic activities 2011 – 2015

26./27.10.2015: “The Material is the ‘Massage’? – Embodying Semiotic Transformations”, workshop paper, “Confronting Matter. Artistic Practices and Discourses of Sciences and Technologies in Postwar Japanese Art”, with Reiko Tomii PhD (independent scholar), organized by Tomoko Mamine MA, Freie Universität Berlin, Institute for East Asian Art History

8.10.2015: “Mobilität und Kapselarchitektur – Kisho Kurokawa’s Kapsel Deklaration”, guest lecture in the frame of the lecture series “Architektur V”, Nina Zschocke PhD, ETH Zurich

7.1.2015: “Träume sind Schäume. Raumdesign zwischen Architektur und Gesamtkunstwerk im Japan der 1960er Jahre”, evening lecture in the frame of the exhibition “Logical Emotion – Contemporary Art from Japan”, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich

21.-23.11.2013: “Human and Machine Interaction in Katsuhiro Yamaguchi's Environmental Design for the Mitsui Pavilion (Osaka Expo '70)”, conference paper, “Futures Past. Design and the Machine”, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge

5.7.2013: “The Bird’s Eye View. Contrasting Environmental Approaches in Japan, c. 1970”, seminar paper, “History and Theory of Japanese Postwar Photography”, Prof. Michio Hayashi, Sophia University, Tokyo

14./15.03.2013: “Inside Out – Environmental Concepts in the Frame of Expo’70: The Mitsui Pavilion”, presentation in the workshop “Space and Scientific Models in Architecture and Urbanism of the 20th Century“, lecture by Prof. Cornelia Jöchner (Institute of Art History, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum), ProDoc Art & Science, University of Bern

19./20.12.2012: “Environmental Approaches – Bodies, Material and Processes in an ‘Internet of Things’? Revisiting Isozaki Arata’s Festival Plaza and Works by Gutai Artists”, presentation in the workshop “Art/Architecture and Science since 1960s“: lectures by Prof. Keller Easterling (Yale University), François Roche (R & Sie/n & GSAPP, Columbia University), Carsten Höller (artist, Stockholm), ProDoc Art & Science, ETH Zürich / Cabaret Voltaire Zurich

28.09.2012: “Metabolism/1966 – Half Time. Japanese Post War Architecture Between Continuity, Continuum and Dissociation”, guest lecture in the frame of the lecture series “Crash: 1973 and the Crisis of Representation”, ETH Zurich

13.06.2012: “The Studio. From Space of Projection to Project Space”, lecture in the frame of the exhibition “The Studio. Place of Production”, Museum of Art, Lucerne

26.04.2012: “Tektopia – Kurokawa’s Capsule Architecture”, lecture in the seminar “The Total Work of Art”, Mechtild Widrich PhD and Linda Schädler PhD, ETH Zurich

12./13.03.2012: Discussion participant in the workshop “Doing Images“. Guest lecture by Prof. Regula Burri (HCU, Hamburg), ProDoc Art & Science, University of Lausanne

19./20.04.2012: Discussion participant in the workshop “Ornament und Störung in Bild und Argumentation“. Guest lecture & workshop with Prof. Christian Joschke (University of Lyon 2), and Sonu Shamadsani (Centre for the History of Medicine, University College, London), ProDoc Art & Science, University of Lausanne

31.10.2011: “Work in Progress – Bodies in Process. Gutai vs. Metabolism”, presentation in the opening workshop of the doctoral program ProDoc Art & Science, SIK-ISEA, Zurich


Projects, Exhibitions, Services (selection)

Since 2011: Free journalist, art critic

2016: Moderator at the monthly gathering of the BSA (Bund Schweizer Architekten, Zürich) dedicated to Zurich main station, on occasion of the screening of “Escher, the Angel, and the Fibonacci Numbers” (Samir, 2010); in conversation with Samir, Kaschka Knapkiewicz & Axel Fickert, and Uli Huber, Architekturforum Zürich, 28.1.2016

2015: Editorial assistant «Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better», Exh. Cat. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, February – April 2016, New York, (ed. by Nancy Spector and Peter Fischli), New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2016 (forthcoming);
Exhibition texts and curatorial consultant for the collective performance laboratory «Theatre of Excess. Shūji Terayama's ‘La Marie Vison’ – ‘Kegawa no Marii’», Kunsthalle Zurich, 21.2.–17.5.2015 (in collaboration with Daniel Baumann, Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, Tobias Madison, Madlaina Peer, Barbara Weber, et al.)

2013-2014: Internship at the Japan Cultural Research Institute (NPO), Tokyo; Internship at Shigeru Yokota Gallery, Tokyo; Teaching assistant in German language classes, Minami High School, Koshigaya-Laketown

2012: Curator of exhibitions “Bilderwahl! Zu Weihnachten”, Roman Signer und Kaspar Müller“, Kunsthaus Zürich, 02.11.2012 – 20.01.2013; “Standing Split, Gina Folly & Martin Stoecklin“, Le Foyer Zurich, 30.06 – 14.07.2012; “Forget About Crystal Mountain, Gaël Epiney“, Le Foyer Zurich, 23.02. – 03.03.2012 (with Gioia Dal Molin)

2011: Initiator of the discussion platform “Le Foyer“, Zurich. Scientific voluntary assistant, Museum of Art Lucerne: cooperating on exhibitions, publications, art education; assistant curator “ESCH, Ernst Schurtenberger” to curator Heinz Widauer, Museum of Art Lucerne, 22.10.2011 – 12.02.2012

2010 – 2011: Assistant curator “Riotous Baroque. Tributes to Precarious Vitality” to curator Bice Curiger, Kunsthaus Zürich, 01.06. – 02.09.2012; “An Archive as Tool Case, The Mettauer Collection”, presentation in the frame of the exhibition “Im Bild – Vom Umgang mit Bildern”, Forum Schlossplatz Aarau (with Fredi Fischli); Tutorial co-director of the seminar “The Curator: In History and Practice” (with Fredi Fischli), by invitation of the Specialized Association, Institute of Art History, UZH

2005 – 2010: Scientific collaborator in the Swiss Art Archive, Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIK-ISEA), Zurich; assistant Asiatica Department, Koller Auctions Zurich