Jenny Nachtigall researches and teaches the theory and history of modern and contemporary art, with a focus on questions of form, mediality and mass-oriented art. She will replace Isabelle Graw as Professor of Art Theory, beginning from the 2019 summer semester over an 18 month period. Since 2014 Jenny Nachtigall is a researcher at the department of Philosophy and Aesthetic Theory of the Academy of Arts in Munich, where she took over the position of professor Maria Muhle for the winter semester 2016/17. Nachtigall is currently working on completing her first monograph, Form as Contradiction. Berlin Dada's Impossible Formalisms.