Academic positions
2016-present Lecturer in Art History and Material Studies, Department of History of ArtUniversity College London
2013/2015 Andrew W. Mellon Visiting ProfessorCultures of Conservation, Bard Graduate Center:
Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, New York
2009/2013 Research Fellow, The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO),
University of Amsterdam

Professional positions
  Head of conservation, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany 
2006/2007  Assistant conservator, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany 
2006  Conservator, Conservation Center of the City Düsseldorf, Germany 
2004/2007  Assistant conservator and consultancy at Museum Folkwang Essen, Museum Ludwig Cologne and other institutions and private collections in Germany, Switzerland, UK and the US
2000-present Consultant for museums, art institutions, collections, conservation


2013 Ph.D. Institute of Art History and Cultural Studies, University of Amsterdam
  University of Amsterdam, Institute of Art History and Cultural Studies
1998/2000  Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Conservation
2000 Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro Rome
2000  M.A. Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Faculty of Conservation


2016/2017  The Getty Foundation, The Getty Conservation Guest Scholarship
2016  University College London, Teaching Fellowship
2015 Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Visiting Scholarship
2013/2015  Bard Graduate Center, Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Professorship
2009/2013 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, Research Fellowship
2000  Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro, Rome, grant
1999  German-Polish Association DPG e.V, grant
1998  Association for the Promotion of Foreign Students in Germany GFPS e.V., grant


2017-present Contemporary Art Network – The Institute for Conservation
  CAA Advancing Art & Design, member
2013/2016  IIC International Institute for Conservation for Historic and Artistic Works, member
2012-present  INCCA International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art, member
2012   AIC American Institute for Conservation, member
2006/2009   ICOM-CC International Council of Museums: Committee for Conservation, member
1998-present VDR Verband Deutscher Restauratoren (German Conservation Association), member cv