Film and Television - Harun Farocki
Art and Photography - Matthias Herrmann
Figurative Painting - Amelie von Wulffen
Art and Digital Media - Constanze Ruhm
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna has appointed Harun Farocki professor for Film and Television for four years, Matthias Herrmann professor for Art and Photography for five years, Amelie von Wulffen professor for Figurative Painting for six years, and Constanze Ruhm professor for Art and Digital Media for six years, the appointments being effective from the summer term of 2006. With this choice, the Rectorate has decided in favor of outstanding artistic positions which will essentially contribute to the building-up of the institution's profile as formulated in its development plan.
Elke Krystufek will prematurely resign from her professorship for Contextual Painting at the end of the summer term.