Vorträge / Publikationen

 

Awards and Scholarships (Selection):

* Association of Art Historians (AAH) UK Award 
* The Sir Siegmund Warburg Award, Courtauld Institute of Art 
* The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Award, Courtauld Institute of Art 
* Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte, Paris
* Richard Wagner Scholar, Bayreuth 
* The Jacob Rothschild Award, Courtauld Institute of Art 
* Jenkins Memorial Award, University of Oxford 
* DAAD Grant, Award by the German Academic Exchange Service 
* Carl und Max Schneider Foundation Award, Humboldt University of Berlin

 

Publications (Selection):

 

Books:

Hegenbart, Sarah and Mündner, Sven (editors): Mythos Berlin—A London Perspective. London: The White Review, 2012.


Articles:

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Towards a Sweet Science of Images?', in Art History, Vol. 40, Issue 5, November 2017. [peer-reviewed journal]

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'The Participatory Art Museum: Approached from a Philosophical Perspective', in Philosophy and Museums: Ethics, Aesthetics and Ontology. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement. Vol. 79. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016, pp. 319-339. [peer-reviewed journal]

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Thinking Beauty Through: Paul Guyer’s Narrative of Modern Aesthetics', in Art History, Vol. 39 (30), Oxford, 2016, pp. 609-611. [peer-reviewed journal]

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Schlingensiefs Traum', in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 6 December 2015.

(Weblink: http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/schlingensiefs-traum-sein-operndorf-in-afrika-wurde-schule-13948848.html; accessed on 2 March 2016).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Christoph Schlingensief: Surmonter la séparation de l’art et de la vie', in Outrescène, No. 14, May 2013, pp. 127-131.

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'A New Idea of Art – Christoph Schlingensief and the Opera Village Africa', in The White Review, No. 5, August 2012, pp. 27-35.

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Why Beauty and Love belong Together: On Alexander Nehamas’ Analytical Connection between Beauty and Love', in Philosophical Writings, Proceedings of The Fifteenth Annual Conference of the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association at the University of Reading, 2011, pp. 61-71.

Hegenbart, Sarah and Simoniti, Vid: 'Beauty and Meaning; Music and Morality: An Interview with Roger Scruton', in Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 8, No. 1, April 2011, pp. 1-15.

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Does Plato radically reject visual arts? References to the epistemological function of arts in Plato’s dialogues', in STAAR, 2009, pp. 34-37.


Essays:

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Longing for Heterotopia: ‘Silver Sehnsucht’ in Silvertown', in Third Text, October 2018, thirdtext.org/hegenbart-heterotopia, (accessed on 23 October 2018) [peer-reviewed journal].

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Perspektivwechsel. Jetzt! Was uns die Dakar-Biennale lehrt', in Monopol, July/August 2018, pp. 92-96.  


Book Chapters:

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Spektakel und Introspektion: Christoph Schlingensief's African Twintowers', in Spektakel als ästhetische Kategorie: Theorien und Praktiken, edited by Simon Frisch, Elisabeth Fritz and Rita Rieger. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2018.

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Psychic Interiors: Christoph Schlingensief's Animatograph', in The Art of Wagnis, edited by Fabian Lehman, Ulf Vierke and Nadine Siegert. Vienna: Verlag für moderne Kunst, 2017.

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Brauchen wir Ideen zum Leben? Autonomes Denken und Urteilen als essenzielle Fähigkeiten des Philosophen', in Was ist Leben? Festgabe für Volker Gerhardt, edited by Simon Springmann and Asmus Trautsch. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2009.

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Platons Nomoi: Die Ansprache an die Siedler – Populärphilosophie für die breite Masse', in Jahrbuch Politisches Denken 2008, edited by Barbara Zehnpfennig. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2008.


Interviews:

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'The Interzone and Dexter Dalwood', in The White Review, May 2014. Weblink: http://www.thewhitereview.org/art/the-interzone-and-dexter-dalwood (accessed on 7 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'On Barnett Newman', in Gilded Birds. A snapshot of contemporary ideals of beauty. Weblink: http://gildedbirds.com/2013/06/16/sarah-hegenbart/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Interview with Bettina Pousttchi', in Mythos Berlin—A London Perspective, edited by Sarah Hegenbart and Sven Mündner. London: The White Review, 2012.

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Interview with Jessica Morgan'. In: Mythos Berlin—A London Perspective, edited by Sarah Hegenbart and Sven Mündner. London: The White Review, 2012.

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Interview with Christian Boros', in Mythos Berlin—A London Perspective, edited by Sarah Hegenbart and Sven Mündner. London: The White Review, 2012.

 

Exhibition Reviews (Selection):

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Anselm Kiefer - A View from a Critical Distance', in Courtauld Critics, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 14 October 2014. Weblink: http://blog.courtauld.ac.uk/researchforum/anselm-kiefer-a-view-from-a-critical-distance/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Berlin Biennale 2014', in Courtauld Critics, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 18 August 2014. Weblink: http://blog.courtauld.ac.uk/researchforum/berlin-biennale-2014/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Like an Eggshell Minus Its Eggs', in Courtauld Critics, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 11 November 2013. Weblink: http://blog.courtauld.ac.uk/researchforum/like-an-eggshell-minus-its-eggs-frieze-art-fair-2013/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Veredelt von Prada – Ca’ Corner della Regina', in Sounds Like Me, 15 June 2011. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/veredelt-von-prada-%E2%80%93-ca%E2%80%99-corner-della-regina-in-venedig/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Art | 42 | Basel – Ausschnitt eines langen Rundganges', in Sounds Like Me, 19 June 2011. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/art-42-basel-%E2%80%93-ausschnitt-eines-langen-rundganges/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Die Leere: Ohne Ai Weiwei', in Sounds Like Me, 23 May 2011. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/die-leere-ohne-ai-weiwei/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Louise Bourgeois, Tracey Emin: Do Not Abandon Me', in Sounds Like Me, 14 April 2011. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/louise-bourgeois-tracey-emin-do-not-abandon-me/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'After Words and Pictures: Karla Black',in Sounds Like Me, 2 January 2011. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/after-words-and-pictures-karla-black/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Outrenoir: Pierre Soulages', in Sounds Like Me, 29 December 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/outrenoir-pierre-soulages/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Engelsgleich: Francesca Woodman bei Victoria Miro', in Sounds Like Me, 19 December 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/engelsgleich-francesca-woodman-bei-victoria-miro/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Toujours Être Ailleurs – Die Interventionen der Klara Lidén', in Sounds Like Me, 20 October 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/toujours-etre-ailleurs-%E2%80%93-die-interventionen-der-klara-liden/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: '‘Raw’ – Summer Show at the Royal Academy of Arts', in Sounds Like Me, 11 August 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/%E2%80%98raw%E2%80%99-summer-show-at-the-royal-academy-of-arts/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: '6. Berlin Biennale – Wirklich das, was draußen wartet?', in Sounds Like Me, 28 July 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/berlin-biennale-%E2%80%93-ist-das-wirklich-das-was-drausen-wartet/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Innen Stadt Außen – Eliassons Verzauberung', in Sounds Like Me, 24 July 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/innen-stadt-ausen-%E2%80%93-olafur-eliassons-verzauberung-des-alltaglichen/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Ekstasis – Philip Taaffe at Gagosian Athens', in Sounds Like Me, 1 July 2011. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/ekstasis-%E2%80%93-philip-taaffe-at-gagosian-athens/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection', in Sounds Like Me, 26 May 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/skin-fruit-selections-from-the-dakis-joannou-collection/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Whitney Biennial 2010: Ephemeral Moments', in Sounds Like Me, 12 May 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/whitney-biennial-2010-ephemeral-moments/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Dialektik des Monstrums – Nicola Samori bei MARCOROSSI', in Sounds Like Me, 30 April 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/zur-dialektik-des-monstrums-%E2%80%93-nicola-samori-bei-marcorossi/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Jitish Kallat: The Astronomy of the Subway', in Sounds Like Me, 1 April 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/jitish-kallat-the-astronomy-of-the-subway/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Modern Moral Matters – Richard Hamilton', in Sounds Like Me, 21 March 2010. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/modern-moral-matters-neue-arbeiten-von-richard-hamilton/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

Hegenbart, Sarah: 'Was heißt bitteschön Krise?', in Sounds Like Me, 19 October 2009. Weblink: http://www.sounds-like-me.com/news/bitte-mehr-krise/ (accessed on 8 January 2015).

 

Presentations and Conferences (Selection)

July 2018 University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
Presentation on 'Is There Beauty to Be Found in Politics? Working Towards a Distinction Between Art and Political Activism' as part of the Summer Seminar 'Beauty and Why it Matters'.

July 2018 Strained Bodies: Physical Tension in Art and Science. Conference at the ERES Foundation, Munich.
Presentation on 'The Hunger Dance: Lung deflation to mimic Western imaginaires of "Africa"'.

April 2018 Technical University Munich/Lenbachhaus Munich. International Lecture Series.
Lecture on 'Perspectives in Plural: Collaborating Cultures, Negotiating Identities'.

April 2018 Association for Art History Annual Conference 2018, London.
Co-organisator (with Mara Kolmel) of the panel 'Dada Data: Contemporary Art Practice in the Era of Post-Truth Politics' and presentation of the paper 'The Big DADA DATA: Tactics of resistance in the age of post-truth politics'.

February 2018 College Art Association Annual Conference. Los Angeles. Presentation on ' Burning and Burying Bodies: Art and Activism as responses to German State Violence' in the session #Resistance: Performing Bodies and the State. 

February 2017 College Art Association Annual Conference, New York. Presentation on 'The Gesamtkunstwerk Opera Village Africa: How Francis Kéré's participatory architecture realises Richard Wagner's vision in Burkina Faso' in the session Architectural Gesamtkunstwerk

June 2016 Time-Based Academy, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf Presentation on 'Fluxus Oper: Intermedia und der erweiterte Opernbegriff bei Christoph Schlingensief'

February 2016 The Transformative Power of Art Richard Wagner’s Gesamtkunstwerk and Christoph Schlingensief’s participatory experiment: Opera Village Africa, London Conception and organisation of an international conference at the Courtauld Institute of Art with interdisciplinary speakers such as John Deathridge (King's College London), Chris Dercon (Tate Modern), Aino Laberenz (Opera Village Africa) and Gregor Muir (ICA London)

December 2015 Art of Wagnis: Schlingensief's crossing of Wagner and Africa, Bayreuth Presentation on 'Psychic Interiors: Christoph Schlingensief's Animatograph' November 2015 Spektakel: Spektakel als ästhetische Kategorie, Weimar/Jena Presentation on 'Spektakel und Introspektion: Christoph Schlingensief's African Twintowers'

March 2015 Crackle of Time, ICA London. Introducing the film screening of Crackle of Time with a lecture titled 'Crackle of Time: Christoph Schlingensief and his Opera Village in Burkina Faso'

May 2014 The European Society for Aesthetics Annual Conference, Amsterdam. Presentation on 'The Myth of the Aesthetic Age: How the concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk challenges the idea of an autonomous aesthetic realm’

July 2013 Philosophy and Museums: Ethics, Aesthetics, Ontology (Royal Institute of Philosophy Annual Conference at the University of Glasgow) Presentation on ‘The Participatory Art Museum: Approached from a Philosophical Perspective’ June 2013 Patterns of Thoughts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Aesthetics, Education and the Arts, The Bluecoat Gallery Liverpool Presentation on ‘Participatory art projects and well-being: An argument for the cross-situationalist reliability of aesthetic skills’

December 2012 Contemporary Aesthetic Education in the UK, University of York Presentation on ‘Participatory Art and the Idea of Aesthetic Education: Does Every Participant Get Something Out of His Engagement’

September 2011 The Fifteenth Annual Conference of the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association at the University of Reading Presentation on ‘Why Beauty and Love belong Together: On Alexander Nehamas’ Analytical Connection between Beauty and Love’

April 2010 15th Annual Philosophy Conference at Villanova University (Philadelphia): The place of psyche: politics, art, nature Presentation on ‘The Attraction of the Kalon – Why Aristotle's Understanding of 'Parts' of the Soul Elucidates His Ethical Theory’

May 2009 Ockham Society, Oxford Presentation on ‘Does Plato radically reject visual arts? References to the epistemological function of arts in Plato’s dialogues’

July 2013 Philosophy and Museums: Ethics, Aesthetics, Ontology (Royal Institute of Philosophy Annual Conference at the University of Glasgow) Presentation on ‘The Participatory Art Museum: Approached from a Philosophical Perspective’

June 2013 Patterns of Thoughts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Aesthetics, Education and the Arts, The Bluecoat Gallery Liverpool Presentation on ‘Participatory art projects and well-being: An argument for the cross-situationalist reliability of aesthetic skills’

December 2012 Contemporary Aesthetic Education in the UK, University of York Presentation on ‘Participatory Art and the Idea of Aesthetic Education: Does Every Participant Get Something Out of His Engagement’

September 2011 The Fifteenth Annual Conference of the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association at the University of Reading Presentation on ‘Why Beauty and Love belong Together: On Alexander Nehamas’ Analytical Connection between Beauty and Love’

April 2010 15th Annual Philosophy Conference at Villanova University (Philadelphia): The place of psyche: politics, art, nature Presentation on ‘The Attraction of the Kalon – Why Aristotle's Understanding of 'Parts' of the Soul Elucidates His Ethical Theory’ May

2009 Ockham Society, Oxford Presentation on ‘Does Plato radically reject visual arts? References to the epistemological function of arts in Plato’s dialogues’

 

Exhibitions curated (Selection):

• Meaningful Vision, Oxford (2017)

• Krikor Momdjian: Salt Room Wanderings - When Night Falls, Oxford (2016)

• The Art of Our Time: Time-Based Media Art from the Julia Stoschek Collection at the Pembroke Art Gallery, Oxford (2016)

• Jean Cooke/John Bratby: Who is slaving at the Kitchen Sink?, Oxford (2015)

• Unrecounted: Historical Amnesia in Germany and Namibia, Venice (2015), reviewed in the international art  journal Art Margins, see http://www.artmargins.com/index.php/exhibitions-sp-132736512/770- unrecounted-historical-amn,esia

• Mythos Berlin—A London Perspective, London (2012)

• Learning from Africa—Christoph Schlingensief’s ‘Opera Village Africa’, London (2012)

• Juergen Teller: Pictures and Words, London (2012)

• Bettina Pousttchi: Echo: Mirroring Memories, London (2011)

• Awst&Walther: Light Without Shadow, London (2011)