Member of the steering committee
Peter Krieger is Research Professor at the Institute of Aesthetic Research (Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas) and Professor of Art History and Architecture at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He holds a PhD in Art History from the University of Hamburg, Germany. From 2004 to 2012, he was Vice President to the Committee of Art History (CIHA/UNESCO) and Fellow of the research project “Transcultural and Transhistoric Efficiencies of the Baroque Paradigm” at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada between 2007 and 2014. Peter Krieger was a member of the Commission for Billboards at the Ministry of Urban Development (SEDUVI / GDF, CDMX) from 2010 to 2014. In 2016, he obtained the Aby Warburg Professorship at the Warburg Haus / Hamburg University, Germany. In the subsequent year, he was a Visiting Fellow of “Literary Cultures of the Global South” at Tübingen University / DAAD, and Visiting Professor at Regensburg University. His research and publications encompass visual studies and the history of cities and landscapes in the twentieth and twentieth-first centuries, the aesthetics and ecology of mega-cities, and the political iconography of urban landscapes and architecture.