Blassnigg, Martha Maria
PhD Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wales, Newport (2007)
MA (undivided) Film and Cinema Studies, University of Amsterdam (2000)
MA (undivided) Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna/Amsterdam (2000)
Languages: German (native), English, Dutch, Italian, French (fluent)
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2012 International Peer-Reviewer, Portuguese Foundation for Science + Technology (FCT)
2012-2015 AHRC Peer Review College
2011 Expert for the EU Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)
2010-2011 Visiting Lecturer, Department of European Ethnology, Humboldt-University Berlin
2010 – Research Fellow, Transtechnology Research, University of Plymouth
2009 – 2010. Visiting Fellow, Transtechnology Research, University of Plymouth
2008 – 2009. Teaching Fellow, International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), Justus-Liebig University, Giessen. (http://gcsc.uni-giessen.de)
2007. – Associate Editor Leonardo Reviews
2006 – 2007. Associate lecturer, University of Plymouth.
2004 – 2007. Doctoral research, University of Wales, Newport.
2004 – Invited panelist for Leonardo Reviews (www.leonardo.info)
2004. Pre-Premiere of the documentary film Lotte Hahn – Ein Leben der Kunst (Lotte Hahn – A Life for Art), a portrait of the artist Lotte Hahn (1906-2002), Cinema Paradiso, St. Poelten, Austria.
2002 – 2004. Research, scenario; co-direction and co-production (with G. Hauzenberger) of the documentary film Lotte Hahn – Ein Leben der Kunst (Lotte Hahn – A Life for Art), a portrait of the artist Lotte Hahn (1906-2002).
2001 – 2002. Software marketing manager and partner coordinator for Europe at Sitraka in Amsterdam.
2000 – 2001. Film-restorer, Netherlands filmmuseum Amsterdam.
2000. Premiere of the documentary film Shapes of Light at the anthropological Filmfestival Beeld voor Beeld at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam.
1999. Co-production with G. Hauzenberger of the video Lightbeings of the Waterly Realms.
1998 – 2000. Software marketing-coordinator for Europe, KL-Group, Amsterdam.
1998 – 2000. Independent documentary film Shapes of Light, col. DV 35 mins.
1998. Internship, conservation department of the Netherlands Filmmuseum.
1998. Installation collaborator for Thomas Merz’ exhibition ‘Lightbeings of the Waterly Realms’, Kristallwelten, Swarovski in Wattens, Tirol (Austria).
1997. Contributor to ‘Displaying the Object’, Voelkerkundemuseum in Vienna (anthropology and architecture).
1996 – 1998. Film projectionist, projection coordinator and educator, filmtheatre Kriterion and Buena Vista, Amsterdam.
1998. Professional film-projectionist qualification.
1997 – 1998. Archimedia, European Training Network for the Promotion of Cinema Heritage, organised by universities, film archives and laboratories in Paris, Brussels, Bologna, London and Amsterdam.
1993 – 2000. Undivided MA Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna, Cologne and Amsterdam
1993 – 2000. Undivided MA Film and Cinema Studies, University of Vienna, Cologne and Amsterdam