Tobias Locker received his PhD in art history at the Technical University of Berlin in 2011. In 2017 he was working as research assistant with the MoDe(s) Project. His current research focuses on the study of the material aspects of art objects and their connection to decolonial and ecological aspects of the early modern period and their reflections in contemporary art production. He has published on the instrumentalisation of art in the context of the World’s Fairs and the early period of Francoism.
Tobias has been a visiting scholar at the Bard Graduate Center in New York, the Instituto de Historia del Arte Argentino y Americano (IHAAA) at Universidad Nacional de La Plata in Argentina and the Deutsche Forum für Kunstgeschichte in Paris. He is currently teaching at the Université Jean Jaurès in Toulouse.
Tobias Locker, « The Frederician Rococo at the service of the German Empire: The decorative arts at the 1900 Paris World’s Fair », dans : Acta / Artis. Estudis d’Art Modern, no 4-5, 2016-2017, pp. 89-97.
Paula Barreiro-López, Carey Casten, Tobias Locker (dir.), The ‘Baroque’ in the Construction of a National Culture in Francoist Spain, Bulletin of Spanish Studies XVI, numéro spécial, vol. 5, 2014.