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Monika Platzer

Visiting Scholar 2013-2014


Monika Platzer

Monika Platzer is a curator for archives and collection at the Architekturzentrum Wien. She studied art history at the University of Vienna. She was curator (with Wim de Wit) of the exhibition Lessons from Bernard Rudofsky, and editor of the accompanying publication. Under the auspices of the Austrian Ministry for Culture, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and the Getty Research Institute, she curated (with Eve Blau, Dieter Bogner) an exhibition entitled Shaping the Great City, Modern Architecture in Central Europe 1890-1937. She has published extensively on Kinetism, the Viennese avant-garde movement of the 1920s. At CES she will be working on CIAM Austria's Untold History of Reception and the Repercussions for Postwar Modernism in Vienna. She will be in residence from February until June 2014.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Curator for Archives & Collection, Architekturzentrum Wien