Dr. Miriam Paeslack

Paeslack is the author of Constructing Imperial Berlin: Photography and the Metropolis (University of Minnesota Press, 2018) on photography in fin-de-siècle Berlin; and editor of Ineffably Urban: Imaging Buffalo (Ashgate, 2013) on the visual experience and historic memorialization of Buffalo, NY. Her essays and research are published in journals, such as Future Anterior, the Journal of Architecture, and Fotogeschichte. Recent essays include “Taking Stock: Chad Ress’s Photographs of the Recovery Act,” in, America Recovered edited by Chad Ress and Jordan Carver (Actar, 2019) and “Aesthetics of Reappearance,” in, Spaces of Uncertainty – Berlin Revisited edited by Kenny Cupers and Marcus Miessen (Birkhäuser, 2018). She is associate professor of modern and contemporary visual culture and arts management at the University at Buffalo (SUNY). Her exhibition project Photographic Recall: Italian Rationalist Architecture in Contemporary German Art, was on view at the UB Anderson Gallery in the spring of 2019. It was concerned with the interpretive role of architectural and urban photography in the process of Germany’s processing of its fascist past. Paeslack is currently working on an essay on recent exhibition projects and the memory of totalitarianism in Germany.

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Phone: 716.645.0191

University at Buffalo - SUNY
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Arts Management Program
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States