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Australia-Indonesia Museums (AIM) Project Returns in 2024!

Christine Porr (Christine)

Western Australian Museum (WAM), Australia

Dr Christine Porr is an Assistant Curator at the Western Australian Museum. She received a Master of Arts in History and Art History from the Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg in 2005 and a PhD from the University of Western Australia in 2018. Her PhD focused on the collection of 16th-century German book covers from the Historic Library of Quedlinburg, Germany and their protestant imagery. During her studies as well as post-studies, Christine worked on several international exhibitions, including ‘The forged Sky. The Sky disc of Nebra‘, 'Saladin and the Crusaders‘, 'The New Style: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s late work‘ and ‘The Last Gentlemen of War’. Christine moved to Perth in 2008 and was an Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Humanities in 2009 and 2010. She was president of the Goethe Society WA from 2011 to 2013. She first started working for the WA Museum in 2014.

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