Karolina Jeftic

City, Country:

Ermatingen, Switzerland


2003, 2004, 2005


Dez 2003 - May 2004

Born 1972 in Radolfzell, Germany.

Studied English and German literature at the University of Konstanz (1991-1997). 2003 dissertation on “the ‘human factor’ in modern English literature and aesthetics“.

1999-2002 researcher at the special research department “literature and anthropology” at the University of Konstanz. Since then she has been teaching, holding seminars and lectures (Konstanz, Prague, Jena), with a focus on visuality and modernity. Since 2001 assistance in various projects e.g. Siemens Arts Program or exhibition organisation and book editing at Konstanz University.

Numerous contributions in scientific publications and exhibition catalogues, among others: „Ruinen im Blick: Pittoreske Skizzen und die Schattenschrift“, in: „Ruinenbilder“, ed. Aleida Assmann et al., München 2002, „Pygmalion Revisited: Eine Reflexion über die Grenzen des Malerischen“, in: „Malerei ohne Malerei“, Leipzig 2002. „Die Literatur im Zeitalter der optischen Täuschung am Beispiel von D.H. Lawrence“, in: „Ikonophilologie“, ed. Renate Brosch, Berlin 2003.

During her fellowship at Solitude Karolina Jeftic will focus on the ‘poetology of trauma’ based on texts by Pat Barker. In addition, Karolina Jeftic will participate in the art, science & business project group “visualisation and memory”.