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  • Paul Graham, a shimmer of possibility

    Materialität, Verkörperung und Affordanz bei Paul Grahams a shimmer of possibility

    A German version of the text which was originally published in March 2021 in ART STYLE. Art & Culture International Magazine, Vol. 4, Issue 7, March 2021 has now been published in the new journal Interspace. interdisciplinary magazine. architectural space as material and immaterial intersection, Vol. I, no.1, July 2021 by Hermann Engel, Münster. Download…

  • Radical self-dramatisation – The performance icon Marina Abramović

    The body became her stage. Whether she was carving a star into her belly or working her back with a whip, the Serbian performance artist is celebrated almost like a Hollywood star for her extreme explorations of body and soul. In New York’s MoMa, 700,000 people queued up to be able to look the artist…

  • Materiality, Embodiment and Affordance

    A new publication by Hans Dieter Huber: Materiality, Embodiment and Affordance in Paul Graham’s ‚a shimmer of possibility‘. In: ART STYLE. Art & Culture International Magazine, Vol. 4, Issue 7, March 2021 (Special Issue on the Material Image. Affordances as a New Approach to Visual Culture Studies), p. 135-157 In the text, the question of…

  • The Artist, the Author and Authenticity

    The text goes back to a conference at the university of Marburg in 2016 on Media Authorship. It deals with the emergence of the visual artist as an author, the changes in his economic, legal and social status by securing privileges, the predecessor of copyright, and the beginning of a collaborative and collective authorship in…

  • It’s night time in the big city. The Pictures of Goda Plaum

    The artist and image scientist Goda Plaum studied fine arts and art education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg and philosophy at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. She is both an artist and a doctoral researcher. In an article for her first artist’s catalogue on the occasion of several exhibitions, Hans-Dieter Huber writes about…

  • Camille Graeser – refugee or homecomer?

    In 2015, Hans-Dieter Huber discovered a small agenda from 1933 in the archives of the Camille Graeser Archive, Zurich, in which Camille Graeser recorded his escape from Stuttgart to Switzerland. He noted the people he met in Stuttgart and Zurich, the places where he stayed and the political and economic contexts. The notebook is unique…

  • The Study Documents of Hans Dieter Huber

    When I was researching on the Polish philosopher Roman Ingarden who studied philosophy in Freiburg with Edmund Husserl until 1918  I was surprised that Porta Polonica had published his study documents. This inspired me to do so even and also to publish my own study books. Here they are.

  • Towards a Theory of the Aesthetic Situation

    A compressed summary of the upcoming new book by Hans Dieter Huber “Die ästhetische Situation” has been published in the online magazine Art Style I Art & Culture International Magazine, Vol. 3, Issue 3, September 2019. It is here available as a downloadable PDF-file.

  • Aesthetics of the Situation

    In the anthology “Situations. Theories of the Situation and Artistic Practice“, the text “Aesthetics of the Situation” by Hans Dieter Huber has been published. In it, the author gives a first insight into his new, upcoming theory of aesthetic situations, which he is currently working on. Ästhetik der Situation. In: Petra Maria Meyer (Hg.). Situationen.Theorien…

  • 40 Years Künstlerhaus Stuttgart

    On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Hannelore Paflik-Huber has published a book on the history of the Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. It also includes two texts by Hans Dieter Huber on the history of the building and the founding history of the Künstlerhaus. Text 1: Als der Nordpol noch in Stuttgart lag.…