Prof. Dr. Friedrich Weltzien is an art historian and cultural scientist. In 2013, he was appointed to the professorship in Creativity and Psychology of Perception at Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts in the Department of Design and Media. Previously, he was a guest professor of Cultural History at the Weißensee Academy of Art, research associate of Art History at the Institute of Art and Media at the University of Potsdam and a collaborator in the collaborative research centre on Aesthetic Experience in the Dissolution of Artistic Limits at the Freie Universität Berlin. His research concentrates on art and design theory from the 18th to the 21st century and the connectedness of the history of art, media and science. He is a specialist in aesthetic theories of the blot.