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Lisa Stuckey

Senior Lecturer / Artistic Program Manager (interim)

Dr. Lisa Stuckey (she/her) is Senior Lecturer and Artistic Program Manager (interim) of the Vienna Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights. She is responsible for teaching, mentoring, and further developing the artistic and cultural theoretical orientation of the curriculum, nourishing connective threads between arts-based practices, the critical studies, and human rights.

As a media cultural theorist and art critic, Lisa Stuckey’s work revolves around contemporary visual cultures, investigative and forensic art practices, media aesthetics, the curatorial, and critical legal studies. In her postdoctoral project Curating Weak Law she analyzes contemporary think tanks and tribunals from the perspective of both cultural legal and curatorial theory.

Lisa Stuckey’s research has led to fellowships, appointments, and lecturer posts at, amongst others, the Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies at the University of Lucerne (CH), the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich (DE), the University of Arts Linz (AT), the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (AT), the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths in London (GB), the Research Training Group ‘Configurations of Film’ at Goethe University Frankfurt (DE), and the IFK International Research Center for Cultural Studies in Vienna (AT).

Her monograph Forensische Verfahren in den zeitgenössischen Künsten: Forensic Architecture und andere Fallanalysen (De Gruyter 2022) is based on her doctoral thesis, for which she received the Austrian State Prize “Award of Excellence 2021”.

If you would like to know more about her work, check out her website: http://lisastuckey.net

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