I am an art historian and historian of science with a passion for visual and educational technology. I am excited about immersive digital environments in the Humanities as novel means of research and education.

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Education and Positions

from 04/20

Freie Universität Berlin

Kunsthistorisches Institut

Research Associate, PhD Candidate

Project Digital Past. Facticity and Fiction in the Visualization of History part of the German Research Foundation priority programme The Digital Image



Tel Aviv University

The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas

Postgraduate Studies, Project Modeling the Cosmos

Minerva Humanities Center

Digital Coordinator; Web-Administrator Open Access Journal Mafte’akh



Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science Berlin

Research Program History of the Max Planck Society

Student Research Assistant, Digital Humanities Group


Freie Universität Berlin

M.A. History of Art in Global Context

Thesis “Virtual Landscapes. Procedurality and the Representation of Nature in the Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)”



Humboldt University Berlin

Q-Program for research-oriented teaching formats

Tutor, Seminar Seeing Animals, Collecting Animals — Interdisciplinary Search for Traces in the Arts and Sciences



Freie Universität Berlin

B.A. Comparative Literature



Digital Humanities & Research Software Engineering Summer School

The Alan Turing Institute, University of Cambridge and Kings’s College London


MIT Reality Hack

5-day Virtual/Augmented Reality Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab in Boston

Project Augmented Reality Biopsy


MIT Media Lab Berlin – Signal and Noise

One week prototyping workshop organized by the MIT Media Lab

Workshop Track Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality based learning experiences



Coding Dürer – International Hackathon for Art History

5 Days Spring School in Digital Art History at the University of Munich

Project Mapping Dutch 17th Century Church Interior Painting



Reality Sucks – Risks and Chances of Virtual Reality

Symposium and Hackathon organized by gamelab.berlin of the Image Knowledge Gestaltung cluster of excellence at HU Berlin, project VR Network Visualization



Coding da Vinci 2015

Hackathon for the visualization of open cultural data

Winner of “Best Software Design” Award with the project MIDIOLA


Pop-Kultur Berlin 2015

Participation in the 3-day “Pop-Kultur Nachwuchs” Talent Program


transmediale festival for art & digital culture 2014

Volunteer as assistant of Art Hack Day Berlin 2014


October 2020

Presentation given as part of the Lab Talks at VIS4DH, the 5th Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities at IEEE VIS2020

June 2020

Paper given at the conference Teaching Classics in the Digital Age, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel

May 2019

Project proposal at the Cohn Institute Internal Research Colloquium, Tel Aviv University.

Project Landscape 1800

December 2020

“As Nature Herself Might Do, Were Her Such Intent”: The Form-giving Forces of Nature and their Simulation in British Picturesque Landscape Art (ca. 1770–1820), talk given at the Paul Mellon Centre as part of the series British Art and Natural Forces: A State of the Field Research Programme

December 2019

Virtual Landscapes and the Representation of Nature in the Age of the Picturesque (1770-1820), talk given at Haifa University Art School as part of the series Representations.

July 2019

“Full of Systems as the Universe”. Alexander Cozens (1717-1786) and the Procedural Generation of Nature, talk given at Structuring Nature – Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Summer School on Premodern Science and Technology, organized by Humboldt University of Berlin, Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science Berlin and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Older Projects

December 2016

Die Rückkehr des Deutschen Wolfs. Spurensuche in der populären Kultur, talk given at the international workshop German Desires – The Image and the Sound, Tel Aviv University.


Modeling the Cosmos. Developing a Digital Research Environment for the Computational History of Ancient Astronomy (with Ido Yavetz), in: Gudrun Wolfschmidt, Susanne M. Hoffmann (eds.), Applied and Computational Historical Astronomy (Nuncius Hamburgensis. Beiträge zur Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften. Vol. 55), Hamburg 2021.

Schmerz und Seligkeit. Walter Flex und die Tragödie des Deutschen Offiziers (with Gal Hertz), in: Tel Aviver Jahrbuch für Deutsche Geschichte 44 (2016), p. 157-174.

Apfelkuchen und Atomphysik. Rafael Horzon und die Neue Wirklichkeit, in: DIE EPILOG – Zeitschrift zum Gesellschaftswandel 4/2014, pp. 90–94.

Friedrich Kittler denkt gegen den Strom, in: DIE EPILOG – Zeitschrift zum Gesellschaftswandel 3/2014, S. 28-30.

Strahlen im Gesicht. Röntgenstrahlen und die Fotografie der Gedanken, in: DIE EPILOG – Zeitschrift zum Gesellschaftswandel 2/2013, pp. 14–19.