Dr. Barbara Holub

artist, architect, researcher; studied architecture at the University of Technology, Stuttgart; founded transparadiso with Paul Rajakovics (architect and urbanist) in 1999. Recipient of the Austrian National Art Award, 2018. 2006-2007 president of the Secession, Vienna. 2007 Otto-Wagner-Award for Urban Design (transparadiso). 2010-2014 research fellow at the Institute for Art and Design, Faculty of Architecture, University of Technology, Vienna; 2014-2016 external field of expertise for Direct Urbanism; visiting artist at Social Design/ University of Applied Arts, Vienna; senior lecturer at the Institute for Art and Design.
Since 2001 member of the editorial board of dérive_magazine for urban research, Vienna. 2005-2007 member of the Public Arts Committee of Lower Austria. Member of the advisory board of Art & Public Sphere magazine (UK); member of the expert committee for the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial, Ekaterinburg (RUS); since 2018 member of  the jury “Culture in Public Space”, Stuttgart; external examiner at The Bartlett/ UCL, London.