Dr. Roland Meyer
History and theory of operative imagery, orientation in pictorial spaces, the mediality of spatial dispositifs in architecture, design, and art.
Facial Recognition (Series Digitale Bildkulturen, ed. by Annekathrin Kohout and Wolfgang Ullrich), Berlin: Wagenbach 2021.
Roland Meyer studied art history and media theory at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, where he received his PhD in 2017 with the thesis “Operative Portraits. An Image History of Identifiability”. From 2007 to 2014, he was a research assistant at the Berlin University of the Arts, at the Chair of Art and Cultural History in the Architecture program. In 2016/17, he worked as a curatorial-scientific assistant on the exhibition project “Das Gesicht. A Search for Traces” exhibition project at the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden. In the winter semester 2017/18, he represented the head of the department “Das Technische Bild” at the Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Since April 2018, he has been an academic assistant for art history at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.