Staff of the Ita Wegman Institute

Gunhild Pörksen

Born 1943 in Marbach/Neckar, married, three children, lives in Freiburg. Studied German language and literature; occasional teaching. Worked in publications for 20 years, mainly in connection with texts by Paracelsus (book publications). Colleague in the Ita Wegman Archive since its founding (2003.)

Contact: wegmanarchiv (at)

Matthias Mochner

Born 1963. Freelance journalist, speaker, and author. Editor of Mensch und Architektur. Member of the board of the International Forum Mensch und Architektur, Deutschland e.V. He has been working on the life and work of Paul Schatz since 2006 and is currently working on a publication on biodynamic farming. Since 2016 he has been a member of the Archive staff.

Contact: mochner.matthias (at)

Mirela Faldey

M.A.; conservator for paintings and sculpture. Since February 2020 research assistant in the Ita Wegman Archive.
Contact: mirela.faldey (at)

Heinrich Wulff

Born 1956. Professional librarian. Since January 2022 volunteer at the Ita Wegman Archive and Ita Wegman Publishing House.
Contact: verlag (at)