SF(a) Society. Film. Architecture guest: Viola RÜHSE 

sf(a) Viola RÜHSE

Viola RÜHSE works as the head of the Center for Image Science and course director at the University for Continuing Education Krems in Austria. She studied History of Art and German Language and Literature at the universities of Hamburg and Vienna. She received her PhD with a dissertation on Siegfried Kracauer’s film writings (Viola Rühse, Film und Kino als Spiegel. Siegfried Kracauers Filmschriften aus Deutschland und Frankreich, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2022). Her current main themes of research in addition to film theory are photography, modern and contemporary art, and critical theory. She also works as an artist/photographer. One of her critical essays was granted the Bazon Brock Essay Award.