Dr. Lucie Kolb


Lucie Kolb is an artist and artistic researcher. She studied fine arts at the Zurich University of the Arts and art history at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. In her work, she combines artistic and art historical approaches to investigate the conditions of production and reception of art. She specializes in institutional studies, radical education and «counter-knowledges,» as well as auto-theoretical approaches to artistic research. Her PhD «Study, not Critique» at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna dealt with artistic strategies of knowledge production since 1970 (Transversal Texts 2018). As a founding member and co-editor of the online magazine Brand-New-Life, she has helped to create a research community focused on the needs of interdisciplinary art practice and criticism. She is currently a lecturer at the BA Fine Arts at the Zurich University of the Arts.