Brett Van Hoesen

vanFrom Kladderadatsch’s “Rhein und Ruhr” (1924) to Ingrid Mwangi’s “Static Drift” (2001): Mapping the Visual Legacy of The Rhineland Controversy

Brett M. Van Hoesen is Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University of Nevada, Reno. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and an MA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is currently preparing a book manuscript on the legacy of Germany’s colonial history in the arts and visual culture of the Weimar Republic. Topics of her recent publications include: postcolonial readings of the Weimar New Woman, the shared tactics of avant-garde and popular press photomontage, the history of German sound art, and images of Michael Jackson in contemporary art.