Is Alice short for Alison

Dr. habil. Christiane Keim

Monographs and editorships

Architecture in the film. Correspondences between film, architectural history and architectural theory (together with Barbara Schrödl). Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2015

Gender memory. Representations of memory, recollection, and gender. Special issue of the half-yearly magazine. Women Art Science, Issue 39, June 2005.

Plea for an "interest-guided" art (history). Festschrift for Irene Below (together with Anja Baumhoff, Birgit Thiemann and Christina Threuter). Special issue of the half-yearly journal Frauen Kunst Wissenschaft, issue 34, December 2004.

Visual representation and social reality. Image, Gender, and Space in Art History. Festschrift for Ellen Spickernagel (together with Ulla Merle and Christina Threuter). Herbolzheim: Centaurus Verlag, 2001

Monument topography Federal Republic of Germany. Architectural monuments in Berlin. Zehlendorf district. Zehlendorf district. Edited by Christiane Keim and Martin Gärtner. Edited by Landesdenkmalamt Berlin, Berlin 1995.

Urban planning in the crisis of classicism. The urban planning programs of the Hessian royal cities. Kassel, Darmstadt and Wiesbaden between 1760 and 1840. Marburg: Jonas Verlag 1990 (studies on art and cultural history, vol. 7).

A time of great sadness. The plague and its effects. Marburg: Jonas Verlag 1987.


Articles, catalog articles, lexicon entries (selection)

"Beds and mattresses in the sun". The new apartment and the normalization and sexualization discourse in the Weimar Republic, in: Mattress / Matrize. Furnishing the subject and society. Concepts in Art and Architecture, ed. by Irene Nierhaus and Kathrin Heinz. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag (published June 2016).

City crowns - systematically settle, in: Big plans. Modern types, fantasists and inventors, ed. for the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation by Claudia Perren, Torsten Blume and Alexia Pooth. Berlin: Kerber Verlag 2016, pp. 99-117.

From traversing history / n. Memory formations and memory politics as a friction surface of artistic interventions / traversing history / ies. Memory formations and politics of remembrance as a source of friction for artistic interventions, in: Pia Lanzinger..Selected works 1997-2014, ed. by Pia Lanzinger, Nuremberg: Verlag für moderne Kunst, will be published in autumn 2016.

City crowns - systematically settling. Correspondences between film, architectural history and architectural theory. An introduction (together with Barbara Schrödl), in: Architecture in Film. Edited by Christiane Keim and Barbara Schrödl, Bielefeld: transcript Verlag 2015, pp. 7-24.

"Creating New Worlds of Visibility". The educational film "The Frankfurt Kitchen" as part of the media representation of the "New Frankfurt" in the 1920s, in: Architecture in Film. Ed. Christiane Keim and Barbara Schrödl, Bielefeld: transcript Verlag 2015, pp. 67-87.

Arrive in real life. Alison and Peter Smithson's Upper Lawn Pavillion in Fonthill and the demonstration of the "Art of Living", in: Living Show. Models and actors of living in architecture and visual culture, ed. v. Irene Nierhaus and Andreas Nierhaus, Bielefeld: transcript Verlag 2014, pp. 223-243.

Spatialization of culture. living +/- exhibit. Continuities and transformations of a cultural relationship (together with Irene Nierhaus and Kathrin Heinz), in: Transformations des Kulturelles. Processes of Current Cultural Change, ed. v. Andreas Hepp and Andreas Lehmann-Wermser. Wiesbaden: Springer Verlag 2013, pp. 117-130.

Performative spaces - Seductive images - Assembled glances: On the construction of gender in the interior, in: Das Design der Gesellschaft, ed. by Stefan Möbius and Sophia Prinz. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag 2012, pp. 143-162.

Navigate space. Transdisciplinary reading of landscape and city. Review of the conference landscape, housing, orientation. Territorialization and naturalization processes in the city, living space and body, in: FKW / Journal for Gender Research and Visual Culture; Issue 49, June 2010, pp. 83-87.

Giving space to memory: nation and war in the memory medium of art. In: spaces of memory. Architectures of War. Edited by Anna Bulanda-Pantalacci / Christina Threuter. Trier 2009, pp. 22-33.

Memory, space and war. Old and new borders (together with Christina Threuter), in: Memories. Architectures of War, pp. 16-21.

Intermediate stations and marker points: Postcolonialism and gender research on common paths, Half-yearly journal Frauen Kunst Wissenschaft, issue 43, June 2007, pp. 92-98.

Arrangements and juxtapositions: Femininity and fashion in the media discourse of the architectural avant-garde, in: Flaked Identities: Mode - Art - Magazine, ed. v. Antje Krause-Wahl and Susanne Holschbach, Ulm 2006, pp. 81-88.

A world of its own - spa architecture and spa society in Baden-Baden in the 19th century , in: Balnea. Architectural history of the bath, ed. v. Susanne Grötz and Ulla Quecke. Marburg: Jonas Verlag 2006, pp. 81-97.

Masterpieces or everyday spaces? Aspects of a gender-oriented approach to architectural monuments, in: Publication of the specialist conference on gender aspects in the preservation of monuments. Landscape Association Rhineland. Cologne 2004.

The intelligent apron or digitalization takes command, in: rooms. Construction plans between space, visuality, gender and architecture, ed. v. Irene Nierhaus and Felicitas Konecny. Vienna: Selene 2002, pp. 161-180.

City in the showcase. Comments on a new museum building on this side of the metropolis (together with Ulla Merle), in: Visual representation and social reality. Image, Gender, and Space in Art History. Festschrift for Ellen Spickernagel, Herbolzheim: Centaurus Verlag 2001, pp. 170-187.

The woman on the Corbusier lounger. On the construction of the artist subject in images of modern femininity and modern furniture, in: Um-order. Applied Arts and Gender in the Modern Age, ed. v. Cordula Bischoff and Christina Threuter. Marburg: Jonas Verlag 1999, pp. 69-83.

The Bauhaus director, the Meisterhaus and its wives. The Gropius House in Dessau as a self-portrait of the architect, in: Myths of Authorship and Femininity in the 20th Century, ed. v. Kathrin Hoffmann-Curtius and Silke Wenk. Marburg: Jonas Verlag 1997, pp. 146-157.

"Gravity is suspended?" Appropriation of space and gender difference in photographs of the Bauhaus (together with Ulla Merle), in: Semi-annual journal Frauen Kunst Wissenschaft, issue 22, December 1996, pp. 45-56.

News from the "new building" and women, in: Semi-annual journal Frauen Kunst Wissenschaft, issue 18, November 1994, pp. 74-78.

Grab space & take a seat. Report from the European conference of female planners in Berlin, in: Semi-annual journal Women Art Science, Issue 13, February 1992, pp. 93-97.

On the use of new technologies for the inventory of monuments in the new federal states, in: Kunstchronik, Issue 12, December 1992, pp. 638-642.

Catalog of exhibited works, in: The architecture of the synagogue, ed. v. Hans-Peter Schwarz. Stuttgart 1988, pp. 405-420.

"The pillar in the middle of the loyal residence". The Ludwigsmonument in Darmstadt as a constitutional monument, in: Hessische Heimat, issue 2/3, summer / autumn 1988, pp. 59-68.

An all too happy city. London and the plague in the 17th century, in: A time of great sadness. The plague and its effects, ed. by Christiane Keim, Marburg: Jonas Verlag 1987, pp. 117-158.


Reviews (selection)

Exploring the terrain between 'gender' and 'space': Jane Rendell, Barbara Penner, Iain Borden (Eds.): Gender Space Architecture. An Interdisciplinary Introduction. London / New York 2000, in: Critical Reports, No. 4, 2000, pp. 86-90.

Companionship and Contradiction. Alice T. Friedman: Woman and the Making of the Modern House. New York 1998, in: Critical Reports, Issue 1, 1999, pp. 39-44.

On the gender of the rooms. To: Irene Nierhaus: Arch6. Space, gender, architecture. Vienna 1999, in: FrauenKunstWwissenschaft, issue 28, December 1999, pp. 63-65.

Boiled down? Briefly put off? Feminist art history in current handbook texts (together with Ulla Merle), in: Kritischeberichte, Heft 3, 1997, pp. 78-85.

Feminist bibliography on women's studies in art history. Edited by FrauenKunstGeschichte-Forschungsgruppe Marburg, in: Kunstchronik, Issue 7, July 1994, pp. 383-386.

"I easily feel little - and the others seem to me more and more". New contributions to the work and reception of Gabriele Münters, in: Kritische reports, Heft 2, 1994, pp. 18-25