Photo: Portrait Nina Eckhoff-Heindl

Dr. Nina Eckhoff-Heindl completed her Cotutelle doctorate in art history at the Universities of Cologne and Zurich in 2021 with a dissertation on Comics begreifen. Ästhetische Erfahrung durch visuell-taktiles Erzählen in Chris Wares Building Stories [Handling and Comprehending Comics. Aesthetic experience through visual-tactile narration in Chris Ware’s Building Stories]. In 2022 the book was awarded the Roland Faelske Prize for Comics and Animation Studies as well as 2023 the Offermann-Hergarten Prize.

With her current research project The category dis/ability as research tool. Body norms in arts and aesthetics in the long 19th century, she is an associated PostDoc-member in the DFG Research Training Group 2661 Connecting – Excluding. Cultural Dynamics Beyond Globalized Networks. Previously, she was a MSCA Fellow in the program “a.r.t.e.s. EUmanities” at the University of Cologne (Horizon 2020: Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant No. 713600).

Video recordings: Online lecture series “Ästhetiken der Zugänglichkeit. Barrierefreiheit in Kunst, Kultur und Forschung”, 20/04/23, 25/05/23, 15/06/23

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