Initiator

Anna Stemmler has been a graduate research assistant in the programme for Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at Hanover’s University of Applied Sciences and Arts since October 2016. Before coming to Hanover, she worked as a graduate research assistant for the professorship in Recent Art History with a concentration on the Modern at the Institute of Art and Visual Studies at Berlin’s Humboldt University. Moreover, she was involved in developing the study programme “Knowledge Transfer in Film” at the Bauhaus University in Weimar. Stemmler studied Art History and Philosophy in Berlin and Barcelona; her master’s thesis examined the in/visibility of the pictures of 9/11 at the example of the “Here is New York” exhibition. She has held various positions in the film industry, including the independent cinema Filmrauschpalast in Berlin. Furthermore, she works as a film critic for the magazine Indiekino. Her ongoing doctoral work concentrates on the influence that photojournalistic images have had on fictional film since 9/11.