M.A. Mariya Dzhimova

Doctoral Candidate

Law, Science and Technology

Mariya Dzhimova studied Sociology (B.A.) at the University Mannheim and Sociology and Technology Studies at the Technical University of Berlin (M.A.). In her master’s thesis, she investigated the use of electric mobility in private transport in cooperation with the German Aerospace Center (DLR).

Since January 2017 Mariya Dzhimova is a doctoral student at Technical University Munich and writes her dissertation on the subject of the technology Virtual Reality and its translation process into an artistic medium under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jan-Hendrik Passoth (now European New School of Digital Studies, Europa University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)). From July 2015 to June 2020, Mariya Dzhimova was a research assistant in the Post/Doc Lab Digital Media at MCTS, Technical University Munich.

Since August 2020, Mariya Dzhimova is a research associate at the Institute for Cultural Management and Media at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich (HMTM). She is leading the development of an interdisciplinary research project on artificial intelligence (AI) in art and culture in collaboration with MCTS.

  • Science and Technology Studies on Art
  • Sociology of Art
  • Aesthetic Theories

Dzhimova, M. (2019): Virtual Reality. Ein neues Medium in der Kunstwelt. In: AVISO. Magazin für Kunst und Wissenschaft in Bayern, Kultur digital, 3/2019.

Frenzel, I., Müller, S., & Dzhimova, M. (2016): Electric Mobility in Germany: Understanding Pioneers and Market Niches in Commercial Traffic. In Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting (No. 16-3306).

Integrating Sociology of Art with Science and Technology Studies: An ethnographic study on the Production of Virtual Reality Art. European Sociological Association-Arts 11th midterm conference (Online) – THE SOCIAL EFFECTS OF ART, 9-12 March 2021, the University of the Arts Helsinki.
 

The mode of making art: A study on the production of the VR-artwork “Palo Alto”. In: Aesthetic Interventions: Exploring Emerging Worlds Through Art I – Studying Artists & Epistemic Practices. Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology Conference, 18-21 August, 2020, in “Virtual Prague”.

Ethnography on the Artistic Practices. Digital Encounters. The Digital Self. Science and Technology Studies meet the Arts, 10. – 13. April 2019, Muffatwerk, München

Virtual Reality in der Kunstwelt. Die Chancen und Herausforderungen für Kunsteinrichtungen und Museen, 3 – 4. Juli 2018, Deutsches Museum, München.

A Typology of Socio-technical Futures: Performativity of Scenarios, Simulations, Prototypes. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) Conference, 31. August – 3. September 2016 Barcelona, Spanien

Electric Mobility in Germany: Understanding Pioneers and Market Niches in Commercial Traffic. 95rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), 10. – 14. January 2016, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

  • European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST)
  • Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S)
  • European Sociological Association (ESA)
  • Zweizueins (2019): Der Münchner Preis für Kunst; zusammen mit der Künstlerin Veronika Veit für das Kooperationsprojekt zwischen Kunst und Wissenschaft SHIFTED REALITY, GERADE FIKTION
  • (2013 – 2014) Stipendiatin der Alfred Töpfer Stiftung, F.V.S., Hamburg