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Caroline von Courten (b. 1983, Germany) is based in Amsterdam. She currently holds the position of research assistant in the field of photography theory at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Her PhD is part of a NWO-funded Science4Arts-project (2012-2017) conducted by the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and the universities of Leiden and Utrecht.


2016 – 2019  PhD program The Photographic Dispositif : Braunschweig University of the Arts (Germany)

2006 – 2008 MA Photographic Studies: University of Leiden (The Netherlands)/ Royal Academy of the Arts (The Hague)

2003 – 2006 BA Language and Culture Studies: Visual Culture University of Utrecht (The Netherlands) & Monash University (Melbourne, Australia)