Laura Frahm

Born in 1978, lives in Berlin and Weimar.

Laura Frahm is research associate at the International Research Institute for Cultural Technologies and Media Philosophy at Bauhaus-University Weimar. PhD in 2008 at Humboldt-University Berlin. From 2005 to 2007 she was awarded  for the Transatlantic Doctoral Programme Berlin/New York "History and Culture in 20th Century’s Metropole" and continued her PhD project on topologic concepts of space in 20th century’s movies on the metropolis. In autumn 2006 and spring 2007 she was visiting scholar at Columbia University, New York after having graduated in Theatre-, Film-, and Telecast Sciences, Art History and Spanish in Cologne and Málaga from 1998 to 2004.

List of Publications: Beyond the Space. On Filmic Togology of the Urban (Bielefeld: Transcript, spring 2010); Moving Spaces. On Construction of Space in Video Clips by Jonathan Glazer, Chris Cunningham, Mark Romanek and Michel Gondry (Frankfurt/M.: Peter Lang 2007) and Introduction in Media Culture Studies (ed. by Claudia Liebrand, Irmela Schneider, Björn Bohnenkamp; Münster: Lit Publishers 2005). Further publications and articles focussing her main research topics on filmic theory of space, cultural perspectives of urban research, urban concepts in film and music theatre, video clips and media art.