Christine Bootes

PhD Candidate

Areas of interest: Modern and contemporary art and architecture; history and theory of photography.

Christine Bootes is a second-year doctoral student focusing on modern and contemporary art. Her research interests include the intersections of contemporary art and globalization; the built environment; and the history and theory of photography. Prior to entering the doctoral program in 2020, Christine was based in Sydney, Australia, where she held a curatorial role working between art and architecture on some of the city’s most significant public art commissions. She earned her MA in Art History (summa cum laude) from Université Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne in 2016 and has received support from the DAAD.