Dr. Margareta Tillberg, a slavist and art historian, is a research associate at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and currently visiting scholar at the Humboldt University Berlin, Helmholtz Center, »Das Technische Bild,« and at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin.
Margareta Tillberg has been a visiting lecturer for theory and history of art and color at the department for design (scientific associate), Bauhaus University, Weimar and assistant professor for history and theory of design and art, Växjö University, Sweden.
She also was a doctorate student at the Moscow State University (MGU), Leningrad State University (LGU), and Moscow Architectural Institute (MARKHI). Her dissertation »Colored Universe and the Russian Avant-Garde. Matiushin on Color Vision in Stalin’s Russia 1932,« art history department, Stockholm University, 2003 is based on extensive research in Russian archives (published in Russian: »Tsvetnoe vselennoe. Mikhail Matiushin ob iskusstve i zrenie. Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie,« Moscow, 2008).
Margareta Tillberg has participated in numerous international conferences and published widely on Russian visual culture, especially from a point of view of transdisciplinarity and transformation processes. Her present project is about design, art and cybernetics: Russia in the 1960s/1970s.