Museum Ulm Logo HfG Archiv Ulm

Am Hochsträß 8, 89081 Ulm

Without advance notification | Mo: closed | Tue – Fri: 11–5 pm | Sat–Sun, public holidays: 11–6 pm | closed on Sat 24.10, 7.11., 21.11., 5.12., 19.12. and on 24.12., 25.12., 31.12.

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Staff

The HfG-Archive is 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.

Staff

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

 

Staff

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

Staff

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

Staff

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