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Am Hochsträss 8, 89081 Ulm

Opening times: Tue - Sun 11 am — 5 pm; Thu 11 am — 8 pm; Mon closed

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The HfG-Archive, a department of the Museum Ulm

Head of Department

Dr. Martin Mäntele

1965 born in Messkirch, West Germany. Studies Art History and Modern German Literature at Tuebingen University, in Newcastle (GB) and Hamburg. 1994 M.A., 1999 Ph.D. in Art History at Tuebingen University. 1999-2002 Research Assistant at Kunsthalle Tuebingen. 2002-2004 Junior Curator at Ulmer Museum. Since 2004 Head of Public Relations and Education at Ulmer Museum. Various exhibition projects and publications, including “ulm model – models after ulm”, 2003. April 2013 Head of HfG-Archive, the archive of the former Ulm School of Design. 2003-2012 lecturer in Design History at Polytechnics in Ulm, Wuerzburg, and Schwaebisch Gmuend.

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Katharina Kurz

1990 born in Alsfeld, grown up in Leer (Ostfr.). Cultural and museum scientist. Studied Material Culture, Philosophy, Museum Studies as well as Art Education in Oldenburg and Zurich.

Since May 2017 Junior Research Assistant at the HfG-Archiv / Museum Ulm and member of the VolkswagenStiftung funded research project “Exhibiting Design: Presentations of the HfG, From Ulm to Montreal”.

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Christiane Wachsmann

Curator in the HfG archive, responsible for exhibitions and the supervision of the collection.

After an apprenticeship as a carpenter, Christiane Wachsmann studied Architecture and Design at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart (1981-86), then editorial traineeship at the Stuttgarter Nachrichten (1987-89), setting up and managing the HfG archive in Ulm (1989-1997). During this time she produced numerous catalogues on the subject of HfG, including on Hans Gugelot as a teacher, Walter Zeischegg, the beginnings of the HfG in Ulm and the teaching of former Bauhäusler in Ulm. After a family pause from 2008-17, Christiane Wachsmann was responsible for inventory and digilisation. Since 2018 she has been curator and deputy director of the HfG archive.

In June 2018 her book “Vom Bauhaus beflügelt — Menschen und Ideen an der Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm” was published by av-edition, Stuttgart.

Monday to Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm
Phone +49 (0)731 161-4371
c.wachsmann@ulm.de

 

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Christopher Haaf

Research assistant at HfG-Archive / Museum Ulm, Ph.D. student at Folkwang University of the Arts

Since 2017
Dissertation project at Folkwang University of the Arts as part of the larger research project Exhibiting Design: Presentations of the HfG, From Ulm to Montreal a joint research project by Pforzheim University, HfG-Archive Ulm and Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen, funded by Volkswagen Foundation.

2016 M.A. in History at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, thesis: Dem Westen zugewandt? Das Amt für industrielle Formgestaltung und die Designförderung in der DDR.

2010  2016 Studied History, Art History and Economics at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

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Linus Rapp

Research Assistant at HfG-Archive Ulm, Ph. D. student at Folkwang University of the Arts

Since 2017
Dissertation project as part of the larger project Exhibiting Design: Presentations of the HfG, From Ulm to Montreal a joint research project by Pforzheim University, HfG-Archive Ulm and Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen, funded by Volkswagen Foundation.

2016 M.A in Art History, thesis Sichtbare Bezeugungen für ein modernes Deutschland. Die visuelle Inszenierung der Olympischen Spiele 1972 in München.

2012  2016 working student, assistant, internships in different institutions in Germany and Italy.

2010  2016 Studied history, art history, and philosophy at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Since 2008 self-employed photographer

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Karin Barth

Born in Günzburg, studied mechatronics at Ulm polytechnic. Since 1997 working at Ulmer Museum, responsible for the shop’s organisation. Her work at HfG-Archiv will include administration and office management. Married, two children.

Tuesday 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. – noon
Phone +49 (0)731 161-4370
k.barth@ulm.de

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Jasmin Al-Kuwaiti

Heritage and museum professional with a focus on working with collections as well as public engagement. After finishing her training as a computer science assistant in Jena she completed the bachelor’s programme for Museum Studies at the HTWK Leipzig. During that time she also did a five-month internship at the Canterbury Musuems and Galleries in England. She obtained her M.A. in Arts and Heritage: Policy, Management and Education at the Maastricht University. As of July 2018 she is a Museum and Research assistant at the HfG Archiv / Museum Ulm.