Elena Rieger
Curriculum vitae

Elena Rieger is an Art Historian and PhD research fellow at the Group Hultzsch (gta-ETH) in the project 'Women Writing Architecture: Female Experiences of the Built 1700-1900' (WoWA). Her PhD research focuses on Gender and Architecture and investigates the embodied experiences of the built environment of German female authors in the 18th and 19th Century.

Elena studied Art History and Archaeological Sciences at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Università degli Studi di Udine and at the Technische Universität Dresden. In 2017, she completed her Master's degree in Art History with a thesis on the Austrian architect Josef Frank and his theoretical writings on architecture and interior design in the discourse of the Weissenhofsiedlung Stuttgart in 1927. After her studies, she worked as a coordinator and research assistant at the Archiv der Avantgarden and the Albertinum, two museums of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. In addition, she worked as a curator at the Stephanie Kelly Gallery in Dresden.