boellinger

Sarah Böllinger

Junior Fellow

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+ 49 (0)921 55-4506 (phone)

+ 49 (0)921 55-4502 (fax)

Email: sarah.boellinger@uni-bayreuth.de

Current Project

Visuelle Repräsentation von Behinderung in der Mittelschicht Nairobis


Research interests:

Contemporary Arts in East-Africa, Disability Aesthetics, Disability Studies, Curatorial Studies, Visual Culture

Geographical Area:

Kenya


Academic Vita

Since 2015

Research Associate

Iwalewahaus, University of Bayreuth

Since 2014

PhD-Candidate at BIGSAS

2012-2014

Research Associate

DEVA (Digitalisierung, Edition und Vernetzung in den Afrikawissenschaften), University of Bayreuth

2008-2012

Master of Arts

Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Bayreuth

2004-2008

Bachelor of Arts

Culture and Society in Africa, University of Bayreuth

Research Experience

02/2016 - 03/2016

Exploratory research on "Representations of disability in the middle class of Nairobi"

09/2010 - 10/2010

Anthropological research on "Riverwood - local film production" in Nairobi (Kenya) and Kampala (Uganda)

08/2009 - 03/2010

Anthropological research on cell phone photography and post-election violence in Nairobi (Kenya)

Teaching

2016

Kunstethnologie / Eine Einführung, University of Bayreuth

2014 | 2015

Südafrikanische Fotografie und ihr politischer Diskurs, University of Bayreuth

2013 | 2013/14

Fotografie in Afrika, University of Bayreuth

2012/13

Kunst & Ethnologie, University of Bayreuth

Presentations

06/2011

"Verarbeitete Politik - Zeitgenössische Kunst und ihr Umgang mit Politik" - Internationale Tagung "Politische Aspeklte in Kunst und Kultur in Afrika", University of Siegen, Germany



Publications

Böllinger, Sarah (2013). "PIGAPICHA! – 100 Years of Studio Photography in Nairobi". In: Iwalewa: Four Views into Contemporary Africa. Catalogue. Bounakoff, Pierre-Nicolas, Katharina Greven and Nadine Siegert (ed./eds.). Bordeaux: Iwalewahaus/MC2A/LAM. 66-75.


Böllinger, Sarah & Kira Langer (2006). "Anderer Leute Geld - Other People's Money - L'argent des autres". In: Anderer Leute Geld - Other People's Money - L'argent des autres. Weber, Heinz-Jürgen (ed./eds.). München: Weber Collection. 19-109; 112-211.