Estelle Blaschke

I am a historian of photography working in the intersection between art and media history, the history of science and cultural history. I am interested in the circulation of images, image infrastructures, and concepts of photography as information technology. I am working on the history of microfilm at the University of Lausanne and teaching photography history and theory at ECAL. I am also a member of the editorial committee of the journal Transbordeur. Photographie, Histoire, Société and part of the artistic collaborations The Migrant Image Research Group, Double Bound Economies and Image Capital, together with Armin Linke.

Invited Talks


  • Image Capital, Lecture Performance together with Armin Linke, C/O Berlin,
  • Image Capital, Work shop, together with Armin Linke, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart,
  • The Business of Photography, Photography History Research Center, De Montfort University, Leicester,


Selected Publications