recent teaching, talks, lectures & seminars

– The Berlin Wall as a Condom, with a contribution by Sung Tieu, Städelschule Frankfurt am Main, 2024

Self-Organization from Below to Strike the Border: The “Berlin Wall as a Condom” against the “Other” during the AIDS Pandemic and amidst the Cold War Confrontation, Graduate Conference, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, 2024

Forward Always: A conversation with Leyla Yenirce, artist talk with Elisa R. Linn and Lennart Wolff, Spike Art Magazine, 2023

 – (De-)Politicising Art Studies. Marxist Traditions Since 1968, TU Berlin, 2023

 – The State I am In, Seminar and Lecture with Lennart Wolff, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, 2022

–  Reading, Das Lachen der Lämmer, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, January 23, 2022

Reading "da ich nichts weiter tue als mich in mir umzutun,”

an essay on the rebellious material aesthetics of punks and their song lyrics in the GDR, Galerie Auslage Berlin, November 2021

– Exhibiting Architecture, Architectural Association School of Architecture, Visiting School Zurich, Kunsthalle Zurich, 2021


– Lecture/Workshop: Michèle Graf & Elisa R. Linn, On Collectivity, Self-Organization and Being Without, AdBK Nürnberg, 2021

Exhibiting Architecture - Media, Methods, Agents, Architectural Association School of Architecture, Visiting School Zurich, 2020  

– Guest Crit, Junior Research, Pratt Institute, Berlin, 2020

– ART CAN PRODUCE HISTORY – lecture with Peter Fend, The New School, Eugen Lang College of Liberal Arts, New York City, 2020

– Public Lecture, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Sweden, 2019

Exhibiting Architecture – Media, Methods, Agents, Architectural Association School of Architecture, Visiting School Zurich, 2019   

– The Coming Community – Self-Organization, Collectivity and Representation in Exhibition Making – Public Talk / Workshop, HBK Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, 2019

– Workshop and public lecture, Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin, 2019

Architecture of Painting – Rochelle Feinstein, Elisa R. Linn and Lennart Wolff in conversation Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2018

 – Lecture National Centre for Contemporary Arts, NCCA/Nemoskva, Khabarovsk, 2018

– Public Lecture, Xitek New Talent Award, Beijing, China, 2018

– Guest Lecture Art Criticism, Department of Art History, Barnard College/Columbia University, New York City, 2018

– Guest Lecture Junior Research, Pratt Institute, New York City, 2017

– Conversation with Christian von Borries, Ben Kaufmann, Lennart Wolff, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, 2015

– Reading with Rosa Aiello, Hannah Black, Tess Edmonson, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 2015

fellowships, residencies & awards

 –  Institut Ramon Llull, Barcelona, October 2021

 –  Fabio Mauri Studio, Research Residency, co-hosted by Hauser & Wirth, Rome, October 2021

 – Curatorial Research Programme, Danish Arts Foundation, 2021

– Research Fellowship Mexico City, Goethe-Institut, Munich, 2020

– Nomination Lorenzo Bonaldi Award for Art, GAMeC, Bergamo, 2019

Residency Jindřich Chalupecký Society, Prague, 2018

– Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (ISP), New York City, 2017-18

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