Christina Dörfling is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Musicology, Music Theory, Composition, and Sound Engineering at the Universität der Künste Berlin. She completed an MA in Media Studies and a BA in Media Studies, Musicology and History at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
From 2015 to 2018, Christina worked as a research assistant at the DFG Research Training Group “Knowledge in the Arts” at the Universität der Künste. In April 2018, she started a four-month Scholar-in-Residence fellowship at the Deutsches Museum, Munich. There, she assisted in the curation of the new exhibition Musical Instruments, contributing research and preparing materials on early electronic musical instruments.
Besides sound studies, her interests lie in media theory and archaeology, music, technology, and tinkering. At the MPIWG, she is completing her dissertation, “Circuit Stories: Resonant Circuitry at the Interface of Music and Media.”