Institut für Kunstgeschichte

Kunstgeschichte der Neuzeit

M.A. Etienne Wismer

PhD Student

Abteilung für Kunstgeschichte der Neuzeit

Telefon
+41 31 631 33 40
E-Mail
etienne.wismer@ikg.unibe.ch
Büro
008
Postadresse
Institut für Kunstgeschichte
Mittlestrasse 43
3012 Bern

Research Topics

  • Scenic wallpapers and interior design
  • Art and Material Culture from the 18th to the 20th Centuries
  • Representation of landscape and its political implications
  • Artists’ books

PhD Project

The World on the Wall: Politics of Scenic Wallpapers (working title)
See more on: http://theexotic.ch

Conferences, workshops

7 November 2019 (forthcoming), Universität Zürich “Wohnzimmer und Überformat: Zum Gebrauch von ‘Scenic Wallpapers’ im frühen 19. Jahrhundert” (working title), in: Kunst der Schweizer Kleinmeister – Wissenschaftliches Kolloquium, Winterthur, Kunstmuseum Reinhart am Stadtgarten

18 July 2019, University of Edinburgh, “Du savoir à l’illusion : Emplois des vues de paysage suisse”, in: 15th International Congress on the Enlightenment, 14 – 19 July 2019

14 June 2019, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, “Having the World at Home”, in: Minor forms, Politics of Smallness Around 1800, Institut für Kunstgeschichte

6 June 2019, Università della Svizzera Italiana, “Die Welt an der Wand. Politiken der Panoramatapete”, in: Poster presentation, Fourth Swiss Congress for Art History, Mendrisio, 6 – 8 June 2019

13 September 2016, University of Cambridge, “Artists and Books in Switzerland (1880-2015): from print to pixel” (with Prof. Philippe Kaenel [i.a.]), in: Digitally mapping the Romanian avant-garde, Department of French, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, 11 – 13 September 2016

Organization of scientific events

1 June 2017, Kunstmuseum Bern / University of Bern, Die Biographien der Kunstwerke (with Dr. Matthias Frehner, Dr. Rainer Lawicki, Dr. Valentina Locatelli, Prof. Bernd Nicolai and Prof. Peter J. Schneemann)

Memberships

Swiss Association of Art Historians (VKKS)

Edited Books

  • Claire Brizon/Noémie Etienne/Chonja Lee/Etienne Wismer (ed.), Une Suisse exotique, exhibition book, Zurich: Diaphanes 2020, in preparation
  • Marta Dziewańska/Etienne Wismer (ed.), Alles zerfällt, exhibition catalog, Bern: Kunstmuseum Bern 2019, in preparation

Contributions to books (selection)

  • “Markus Raetz“, in: De Gruyter – Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, ed. by Andreas Beyer [et al.], Vol. 97 (Pretsch-Rauh), Berlin: De Gruyter 2018
  • “Das Erwachen der Bücher: Die Ausstellungskataloge der Kunsthalle Bern zwischen Abbild, Werk und Kommentar“, in: Bern 70, ed. by Konrad Tobler, Michael Krethlow and Gabriel Flückiger, Bern: Verlag Edition Atelier 2017, 85-94
  • “Farbe“, in: Silvia Gertsch, Xerxes Ach: Sinnesreize, ed. by Kathleen Bühler and Kunstmuseum Bern, Zurich: Scheidegger & Spiess 2015, 29-72
04/2019- Scientific coordinator for the exhibition “Une Suisse Exotique. Une histoire globale des Lumières” (working title, 23 September 2020 – February 2021, Palais de Rumine, Lausanne), financed by Swiss National Science Foundation (AGORA)
08/2018- Doctoral student, University of Bern, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Prof. Noémie Etienne
2014-2017 M.A. in Art History and Curatorial Studies, University of Bern
2006-2010 B.A. in Art History and Philosophy, Universities of Geneva and Bern
2013-2017 University of Lausanne, SNSF Project “Artists and Books (1880-2015): Switzerland as a cultural platform” (a cooperation with the Swiss National Library), collaborator
2013-2014 University of Bern, Chair for Early Modern Art History (Prof. Christine Göttler), Tutor