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dr. J.F. (Johan) Hartle

Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Critical Cultural Theory
Photographer: onbekend

Visiting address
  • Oude Turfmarkt 145
  • Room number: 1.15
Postal address
  • Postbus 94201
    1090 GE Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Professional Experience/Academic Positions:
    - since 2011 - Adjunct Professor for Philosophical Aesthetics at the China Academy of Art (CAA), Hangzhou
    - October 2008-July 2009 - Visiting Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Münster/Westphalia
    - March 2008-August 2008 - Alexander von Humboldt-Research Fellow at the University Roma Tre
    - October 2007-February 2008 - Visiting Research Fellow at the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Centre, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (find some comments on the politics of philosophy in the military intellectual complex below)
    - September 2005-August 2007 - Research Fellow at the Philosophical Department of the Universiteit van Amsterdam and project based Lecturer at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam.
    Winter 2003-Winter 2007 - Lecturer for Philosophyat the Academy of Fine Arts, Münster/Westphalia.
    Academic Awards and Honours:
    - Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, March-August 2008
    - Research Fellowship of the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Centre, Hebrew University Jerusalem, October 2007 - February 2008
    - Fritz-Thyssen Fellowship, September 2006 - August 2007
    - Henrik Casimir-Carl Ziegler Award of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, 2005 - 2006
    - Doctoral Scholarship of the German National Merit Foundation, 2002 - 2004
    - Scholarship of the German National Merit Foundation, 1998 - 2000
    Education/Academic Degrees:
    - PhD degree in Philosophy, University of Münster/Westphalia, Germany (February 2005) (Doctoral Thesis published as: Der Geöffnete Raum. Zur Politik der ästhetischen Form, München: Fink, 2006.)
    - M.A. degree in Philosophy and Political Science, University of Frankfurt/Main,Germany

    Fields of Research:  
    - Marxism; Critical Theory (Frankfurt School)
    - Aesthetics and politics in current post-Marxist debates (the "Aesthetico-Political")
    - Institutional Theories of Art; Philosophical Foundations of Art Criticism
    - Aesthetics of Space; Philosophy of Architecture and the Urban Question
    - Political Ontology (Spinoza) and contemporary theories of "the Political"
    Current Book Projects
    - Die Sichtbarkeit des Proletariats. Zur Politik des Roten Wien, Wien: Turia und Kant.
    - Marx and the Aesthetic (with Samir Gandesha)

  • Events
    (c) Rainer Ganahl & Johan F. Hartle, Book Project, 2013.
    (c) Beate Geissler, Oliver Sann, Johan F. Hartle, Exhibition and Book Project 2010.

     

  • Photos

    Teaching Capital at the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, 2012
    (c) Jian Ling/ 张健伶

    Teaching Capital at the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, 2012
    (c) Jian Ling/ 张健伶

    Ganahl is having Proper Tea with Franz Erhard Walther and Johan Hartle, Stuttgart 2011
    (c) Rainer Ganahl, http://www.ganahl.info/propertea.html

    Ganahl is having Proper Tea with Beatrix Birken and Johan Hartle, Amsterdam, 2011
    (c) Rainer Ganahl, http://www.ganahl.info/propertea.html

  • Publications

    2017

    • Hartle, J. F. (2017). Free Associations: On Marx and Freud. In Aesthetic Marx Bloomsbury Academic.
    • Hartle, J. F. (2017). Marx as Art as Politics: Representations of Marx in Contemporary Art. In Aesthetic Marx Bloomsbury Academic.
    • Hartle, J. F. (2017). Otto Neurath's Visual Politics: An Introduction to "Pictorial Statistics Following the Vienna Method". ArtMargins, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.1162/ARTM_a_00168
    • Hartle, J. F. (2017). Reification as Structural Depoliticization: The Political Ontology of Lukács and Debord. In The Spell of Capital: Reification and Spectacle Amsterdam University Press.
    • Hartle, J. F., & Gandesha, S. (2017). Images of Capital: An Interview with Zachary Formwalt. In The Spell of Capital: Reification and Spectacle Amsterdam University Press.
    • Hartle, J. F., & Gandesha, S. (2017). Introduction. In Aesthetic Marx Bloomsbury Academic.
    • Hartle, J. F., & Gandesha, S. (2017). Introduction: Reification and Spectacle: The Timeliness of Western Marxism. In The Spell of Capital: Reification of Spectacle Amsterdam University Press.

    2016

    • Hartle, J. F. (2016). Ein versäumter Augenblick. Neue Politische Literatur, 61(1).

    2015

    • Hartle, J. F. (2015). Zwei deutsche Odysseen: Peter Weiss' 'Ästhetik des Widerstands' und W.G. Sebalds 'Austerlitz'. In C. Dauven-van Knippenberg, C. Moser, & R. Parr (Eds.), Räumliche Darstellung kultureller Begegnungen (pp. 175-196). (Amsterdam German Studies). Heidelberg: Synchron Wissenschaftsverlag der Autoren. [details]

    2014

    2013

    • Hartle, J. (2013). Lishi de shenti. Waerte Benyaming sixiang Zhong de kong jian xiangxiang. Xin Meishu, 34(10), 57-67. [details]
    • Hartle, J. (2013). The struggle is beautiful: on the aesthetics of leftist politics. The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics, 44-45, 68-82. [details]

    2012

    • Hartle, J. (2012). Rechtse hobby's en het einde van de kunst. Open, 23, 26-31. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2012). Images of red Vienna: on the precarious visibility of the missing people. Contours : Journal of the Institute for the Humanities, 2, 1127. [1127]. [details]

    2011

    • Hartle, J. F. (2011). Bilder des Roten Wien: zur prekären Sichtbarkeit des fehlenden Volks. In B. Fricke, M. Klammer, & S. Neuner (Eds.), Bilder und Gemeinschaften: Studien zur Konvergenz von Politik und Ästhetik in Kunst, Literatur und Theorie (pp. 345-375). (Eikones). München: Wilhelm Fink. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2011). Radical chic, javisst! Glänta, 2011(3-4), 115-127. [details]

    2010

    • Geissler, B., Sann, O., & Hartle, J. F. (2010). Personal kill. Nürnberg: Verlag für Moderne Kunst. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2010). Das Parlament der Dinge: was ist gute Kunst? Qualität, Kriterien, Kritik (3). Artnet [online] : magazine, features(13-3-2010). [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2010). Phantom-like objectivitiy (gespenstige Gegenständlichkeit). Krisis, 2010(2), 60-65. [details]

    2009

    • Hartle, J. F. (2009). Die Trägheit der Juno Ludovisi: Schillers politische Ontologie in der zeitgenössischen Debatte. Mediologie, 21, 241-258. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2009). Lukács efter Adorno: om litteraturteorins politik. Linköping electronic conference proceedings, 42, 115-126. [details]

    2006

    • Hartle, J. F. (2006). Der geöffnete Raum: zur Politik der ästhetischen Form. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink Verlag. [details]

    2017

    • Hartle, J. F. (Ed.) (2017). Aesthetic Marx. Bloomsbury Academic.
    • Hartle, J. F., & Gandesha, S. (Ed.) (2017). The Spell of Capital: Reification and Spectacle. Amsterdam University Press.

    2015

    • Hartle, J. (2015). Adorno en de dialectiek van de beeldende kunsten. In J. Hartle, & T. Lijster (Eds.), De kunst van kritiek: Adorno in context (pp. 175-189). (Octavo publicaties; No. 13). Amsterdam: Octavo. [details]
    • Hartle, J., & Lijster, T. (2015). De kunst van kritiek: Adorno in context. (Octavo publicaties; No. 13). Amsterdam: Octavo. [details]

    2014

    • Hartle, J. F. (2014). Gegenallianzen zu den Hegemonien des Geschmacks: Zu einer Dimension institutioneller Kritik. In C. Bertsch, & V. Vahrson (Eds.), Gegenwelten (pp. 330-339). (Ausstellungskatalog/Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Universität Innsbruck; No. 27). Innsbruck/Vienna: Haymon. [details]

    2013

    • Celikates, R., Gabriëls, R., Hartle, J. F., Lemmens, P., & Lijster, T. (2013). De nieuwe Duitse filosofie: denkers en thema's voor de 21e eeuw. Amsterdam: Boom. [details]
    • Ganahl, R., & Hartle, J. F. (2013). DADALENIN. Stuttgart: Edition Taube. [details]
    • Hartle, J. (2013). 'De kunst bedrijft politiek, omdat zij ruimten schept': een interview met Boris Groys. In D. van Bastelaere, C. Bishop, J. Hartle, B. Ieven, R. Laermans, K. Malevitsj, S. ten Thije, ... C. van Winkel (Eds.), Boris Groys in context (pp. 11-38). (Octavo publicaties; No. 10). Amsterdam: Octavo. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2013). DADALENIN. In R. Ganahl, & J. F. Hartle (Eds.), DADALENIN (pp. 23-86). Stuttgart: Edition Taube. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2013). Hans Belting, Gottfried Boehm, Horst Bredekamp. In R. Celikates, R. Gabriëls, J. F. Hartle, P. Lemmens, & T. Lijster (Eds.), De nieuwe Duitse filosofie: denkers en thema's voor de 21e eeuw (pp. 290-301). Amsterdam: Boom. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2013). Ungeheure Sammlungen: (Neo)Marxistische Positionen zur Kritik der Gleichzeitigkeit. In P. Hubmann, & T. J. Huss (Eds.), Simultaneität: Modelle der Gleichzeitigkeit in den Wissenschaften und Künsten (pp. 191-212). (Kultur- und Medientheorie). Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2013). Zeitgeist yet to come: Last und Herausforderung gestalterischer Gegenwart. In W. Meisenheimer (Ed.), Dokumentation der jährlichen Akademien des Deutschen Werkbundes NW: 2006-2010. - Ewigkeit und Augenblick: die Architektur und die Zeit (pp. 30-42). (Werkbund Akademiereihe; No. 10). Oberhausen: Deutscher Werkbund NW. [details]
    • Lijster, T., & Hartle, J. F. (2013). Theodor W. Adorno. In R. Celikates, R. Gabriëls, J. F. Hartle, P. Lemmens, & T. Lijster (Eds.), De nieuwe Duitse filosofie: denkers en thema's voor de 21e eeuw (pp. 63-75). Amsterdam: Boom. [details]

    2012

    2010

    • Blum, G., & Hartle, J. F. (2010). 'Modernisme noir': Revisionen des Modernismus in der zeitgenössischen Kunst. In C. Bertsch, & S. Höller (Eds.), Cella: strutture di emarginazione e disciplinamento = Strukturen der Ausgrenzung und Disziplinierung (pp. 225-234). (Ausstellungskatalog / Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Universität Innsbruck; No. 26). Innsbruck [etc]: Skarabæus. [details]
    • Blum, G., & Hartle, J. F. (2010). 'Modernisme noir': revisioni del Modernismo nell'arte contemporanea. In C. Bertsch, & S. Höller (Eds.), Cella: strutture di emarginazione e disciplinamento = Strukturen der Ausgrenzung und Disziplinierung (pp. 217-224, 233-234). (Ausstellungskatalog / Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Universität Innsbruck; No. 26). Innsbruck [etc]: Skarabæus. [details]
    • Blum, G., & Hartle, J. F. (2010). Cella, reticolo, cubo: riflessioni su Michel Foucault, Peter Halley e Gregor Schneider. In C. Bertsch, & S. Höller (Eds.), Cella: strutture di emarginazione e disciplinamento = Strukturen der Ausgrenzung und Disziplinierung (pp. 199-206, 214-215). (Ausstellungskatalog / Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Universität Innsbruck; No. 26). Innsbruck [etc]: Skarabæus. [details]
    • Blum, G., & Hartle, J. F. (2010). Zelle, Raster, Würfel: Überlegungen zu Michel Foucault, Peter Halley und Gregor Schneider. In C. Bertsch, & S. Höller (Eds.), Cella: strutture di emarginazione e disciplinamento = Strukturen der Ausgrenzung und Disziplinierung (pp. 207-215). (Ausstellungskatalog / Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Universität Innsbruck; No. 26). Innsbruck [etc]: Skarabæus. [details]

    2015

    • Chang, T-Z., & Hartle, J. F. (2015). Three Parallel Artworlds: The Case of China = 三個平行的藝術世界:談中國藝術現況. In T-Z. Chang, & S. Gao (Eds.), Three Parallel Artworlds: 100 Art Things From Chinese Modern History = 三個平行的藝術世界 中國現代史中的一百件藝術物 (pp. 22-43). Hong Kong: Asia One Books. [details]

    2014

    • Hartle, J. (2014). Kunst, politiek, neutralisering. Overdenkingen bij Hans Haacke en Theodor W. Adorno. In S. van Keulen (Ed.), Hoe kunst en filosofie werken (pp. 65-79). Amsterdam: Boom. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2014). Crypsis and Mimicry: Media Reflection and Cold War in Anika Schwarzlose's 'Disguise and Deception'. In A. Schwarzlose (Ed.), Disguise and Deception: A Mimetic Exchange of Strategies for Make Believe Baden: Kodoji Press. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2014). Qu'est-ce que l'odeur de Madame La Forme-Valeur? In S. Kivland (Ed.), Folles de leur corps = Crazy about their bodies (pp. 37-39). London: CGP London/Ma Bibliotèque. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2014). Reflection and Permeable System: Reflections of the Social in Krüger&Pardeller's Work. In Aesthetic Basic Chronicle. -vol. 1 Berlin: Sternberg Press. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2014). Reflexion und Permeables System: Spiegelungen des Sozialen im Werk von Krüger&Pardeller. In Aesthetic Basic Chronicle. -vol 1 Berlin: Sternberg Press. [details]

    2013

    • Blum, G., & Hartle, J. F. (2013). Der Kosmos ist zu gross: Fortschrittsnostalgie in Harald F. Müllers First Cuts. In G. Blum, & J. F. Hartle (Eds.), First Cuts: Harald F. Müller (pp. 25-137). Zürich: Lars Müller Publishers. [details]
    • Blum, G., & Hartle, J. F. (2013). The Cosmos is Too Large: The Nostalgia of Progress in Harald F. Müller's First Cuts. In G. Blum, & J. F. Hartle (Eds.), First Cuts: Harald F. Müller (pp. 27-137). Zürich: Lars Müller Publishers. [details]
    • Hartle, J. (2013). Zachary Formwalt. Capital Imagery and the Traces of Life. VOX, 43, 2-3. [details]
    • Hartle, J. (2013). Zachary Formwalt. Images du capital et traces du vivant. VOX, 43, 2. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2013). Das gleiche Bild noch einmal: Die First Cuts im Kontext der Appropriationskunst. In G. Blum, & J. F. Hartle (Eds.), First Cuts: Harald F. Müller (pp. 139-187). Zürich: Lars Müller Publishers. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2013). Deer Crest and Blooming Garden. Christoph Gielen's Social States of Nature. In C. Gielen (Ed.), Ciphers (pp. 83-87). Berlin: Jovis. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2013). The Same Image: Once Again: The First Cuts in the Context of Appropriation Art. In G. Blum, & J. F. Hartle (Eds.), First Cuts: Harald F. Müller (pp. 139-185). Zürich: Lars Müller Publishers. [details]

    2012

    • Hartle, J. F. (2012). Force: a motif in the work of Gregor Passens. In G. Passens (Ed.), Wake up (pp. 80-89). Berlin: Revolver. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2012). Keine Schönheit ohne Gefahr: zu den Rauminstallationen Paul Schwers = No beauty without danger: on Paul Schwer's installations. In U. Schick (Ed.), Paul Schwer (pp. 45-57). Köln: Snoeck. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2012). Ukussuz bedenler: Spinoza’nın solculuğu. Felsefelogos, 47, 139-144. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2012). Wucht: zu einem Hauptmotiv im Werk von Gregor Passens. In G. Passens (Ed.), Wake up (pp. 68-79). Berlin: Revolver. [details]

    2011

    • Hartle, J. F. (2011). Das Elend des Ästhetizismus (und einiger seiner Stärken) [Review of: D. Robnik, T. Hübel (2010) Das Streit-Bild: Film, Geschichte und Politik bei Jacques Rancière; H. Kappelhoff (2008) Realismus: das Kino und die Politik des Ästhetischen; M. Ott (2009) Ästhetik + Politik : Neuaufteilungen des Sinnlichen in der Kunst; J. Rancière (2009) Der emanzipierte Zuschauer; D. Robnik (2010) Film ohne Grund: Filmtheorie, Postpolitik und Dissens bei Jacques Rancière]. Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft, 4(1), 188-192. https://doi.org/10.4472/zfmw.2011.0016 [details]

    2010

    • Hartle, J. F. (2010). Italian indifference [Review of: L. Chiesa, A. Toscano (2009) The Italian difference: between nihilism and biopolitics]. Krisis, 2010(2), 81-84. [details]
    • Hartle, J. F. (2010). [Review of: S. Egenhofer (2008) Abstraktion – Kapitalismus - Subjektivität: die Wahrheitsfunktion des Werks in der Moderne]. Zeitschrift für Ästhetik und allgemeine Kunstwissenschaft, 55(2), 313-318. [details]

    Media appearance

    • Hartle, J. F. (01-01-2013). Too close to see: notes on friendship: a conversation with Johan Frederik Hartle: interview by Céline Condorelli [Print] Self-organised, Open Editions. Too close to see: notes on friendship: a conversation with Johan Frederik Hartle: interview by Céline Condorelli.
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