bauhaus
imaginista

Team

●Curators

Marion von Osten

Curator

Marion von Osten (Berlin, Germany) is a curator, researcher and writer who lives and works in Berlin. She has been working as a curator and artistic director of bauhaus imaginista (2018–19) since 2014, and was joined by Grant Watson as co-curator and artistic director in 2016. → more

Grant Watson

Curator

Grant Watson is a curator and researcher based in London. With his co-curator Marion von Osten, he is currently developing the major international research project bauhaus imaginista on Bauhaus global reception histories, which will be central to events marking the Centenary. → more

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Julia Jung

Project Coordinator

Julia Jung has a degree in Business Administration and holds an MA in Arts and Cultural Management. She has many years’ professional experience in project management and event planning. → more

Philipp Krüger

Project Administrator

Philipp Krüger is a graduate of the Institute of Applied Theatre Studies, Giessen and the postgraduate course Curating in the Performing Arts at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg. → more

Franziska Zahl

Curatorial Assistant

Franziska Zahl is a curatorial assistant, project manager, and Dj. She studied art history, cultural studies and Italian language and literature and in 2016 co-founded Bureau Konkret. → more

Annette Schryen

Curatorial Assistant

Annette Schryen is a freelance art historian and culture manager. She lives and works in Berlin. The emphasis of Annette Schryen’s professional activities lies in the field of modern and contemporary art. → more

Iris Ströbel

Image Editor

Iris Ströbel is a freelance text and image editor who lives and works in Berlin. Her editorial projects occupy the fields of contemporary art, film, architecture and their interfaces. → more

Jonas von Lenthe

Research Assistant

Jonas von Lenthe, a trained carpenter, has studied product and exhibition design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe. Since 2016 he studies at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Hamburg. → more

Anja Guttenberger

Editor Online Journal

Anja Guttenberger studied art history as well as English and Spanish philology. She received her PhD from the Freie Universität Berlin with her thesis about photographic self-portraits at the Bauhaus. → more

Michael Baers

Editor Online Journal

Michael Baers received his PhD from the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in 2014. Since 2010 his work has focused on the cultural outcomes of conflict irresolution in the Middle East and North Africa. → more

Jill Winder

Editor Catalogue

Jill Winder is a writer and editor who studied political theory and holds an M.A. from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York. → more

Kooperative für Darstellungspolitik

Exhibition Design

The Kooperative für Darstellungspolitik engages in research into the representation of political and cultural concerns in the public sphere. → more

Matthias Görlich

Exhibition Graphics

Julie Peeters

Visual Identity

Julie Peeters lives and works in Brussels. She studied at Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht and Werkplaats Typografie, Arnhem. Since 2006, she has been running her own studio. → more

Hendrik von Boxberg

Press Communication

Hendrik von Boxberg is a freelance PR consultant based in Berlin. Hendrik von Boxberg studied Communication Science (Publizistik/Medienwissenschaften) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.  → more

●Researchers and Artists

Kader Attia

Commisssioned Artist: Learning From

Kader Attia lives and works in Berlin and Algiers. His research focuses on the concept of repair as a constant in human nature, about which the Western and non-Western worlds have always had opposing visions. → more

Elissa Auther

Curatorial Researcher: Learning From

Elissa Auther is the Windgate Research and Collections Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design and Visiting Associate Professor at the Bard Graduate Center in Manhattan. → more

Erin Alexa Freedman

Curatorial Researcher: Learning From

Erin Alexa Freedman is a curator and design historian living and working in New York. She is currently a curatorial assistant at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York. → more

Maud Houssais

Curatorial Researcher: Learning From

Maud Houssais is an independent researcher. Her research focuses on the elaboration of an alternative art scene in Morocco from the 1960s, with a particular focus on discourses and artistic practices in the public space. → more

Luiza Proença

Curatorial Researcher: Learning From

Luiza Proença is a contemporary art writer, editor and curator based in São Paulo, Brazil. She is the former curator of mediation and public programmes of the Museu de Arte de São Paulo. → more

Suchitra Balasubrahmanyan

Research Advisor: Moving Away

Suchitra Balasubrahmanyan is Professor at the School of Design, Ambedkar University, Delhi, India. Her research interests centre on nineteenth and twentieth-century craft and design in the Indian subcontinent.  → more

Alice Creischer

Commissioned Artist: Moving Away

Alice Creischer studied Philosophy, German literature and Visual Arts in Düsseldorf. In the Nineties, Creischer contributed to a great number of collective projects, publications, and exhibitions. → more

Zvi Efrat

Commissioned Artist: Moving Away

Zvi Efrat is a Tel Aviv based architect and architectural historian at Efrat-Kowalsky Architects (EKA). The office specializes in the design of museums and in the reprogramming and reuse of existing structures. → more

Thomas Flierl

Curatorial Advisor: Moving Away

Thomas Flierl was Senator for Science, Research and Culture in Berlin (2002–2006). Today he is an independent architectural historian and publicist with his focus on the Bauhaus in the SU and the GDR. → more

Eduard Kögel

Curatorial Advisor: Moving Away

Eduard Kögel studied architecture, urban and landscape planning. He currently works as an independent advisor and researcher focusing on transfer histories between Europe and Asia.  → more

Doreen Mende

Commissioned Artist: Moving Away

Doreen Mende is a curator, theorist, researcher, and writer. She is currently Associate Professor and Head of the CCC Research Master and PhD-Forum of the Visual Arts Department at HEAD in Geneva. → more

Daniel Talesnik

Curatorial Researcher: Moving Away

Daniel Talesnik is a trained architect specializing in modern and contemporary architecture, focussing on architectural pedagogy and relationships between architecture and political ideologies. → more

Wendelien van Oldenborgh

Commissioned Artist: Moving Away

Wendelien van Oldenborgh develops works in which the cinematic format is used as a methodology for production and as the basic language for various forms of presentation. → more

Helena Čapková

Curatorial Researcher: Corresponding With

Helena Čapková is a Tokyo-based curator, researcher, and art history professor at Waseda University, Tokyo. She studied transnational visual culture and Japanese studies in Prague and London. → more

Anshuman Dasgupta

Curatorial Researcher: Corresponding With

Anshuman Dasgupta is an art historian and curator teaching in Visva-Bharati University. He is currently chief curator for Kala Bhavan in its 100 years (which was founded by Rabindranath Tagore in the year 1919). → more

Luca Frei

Commissioned Artist: Corresponding With

Luca Frei's work includes a wide range of media such as drawing, collage, painting, installation, performance, video, and photography, often developed in response to a specific context. → more

Partha Mitter

Curatorial Advisor: Corresponding With

Partha Mitter is Emeritus Professor in art history. As writer and historian of art and culture, he specializes in the reception of Indian art in the West, in modernity, art and identity in India, and in global modernism. → more

The Otolith Group

Commissioned Artist: Corresponding With

The Otolith Group, founded in 2002, consists of Anjalika Sagar and Kodwo Eshun, both of whom live and work in London. Its work is research-based and focuses in particular on the essay film. → more

Hiromitsu Umemiya

Curatorial Advisor: Corresponding With

Hiromitsu Umemiya is a trained architect and Professor at the Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, Kobe University. He focusses on the Bauhaus's influence on Japanese design.  → more

Gavin Butt

Fellow Researcher: Still Undead

Gavin Butt is a writer, scholar, filmmaker, and curator. His publications span art history, visual culture, performance studies, popular music, and queer studies. He is Attenborough Chair in Drama, Theatre and Performance. → more

Christian Hiller

Curatorial Researcher: Still Undead

Christian Hiller is a media scientist, curator and editor at ARCH+ Zeitschrift für Architektur und Stadtdiskurs. He studied film and media studies and has collaborated on interdisciplinary exhibition projects. → more

Mariana Meneses

Research Fellow: Still Undead

Mariana is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Creative Economy Engagement by Midlands3Cities. She is researching the legacy and influence of the Bauhaus in Great Britain, particularly in popular youth culture. → more

Anja Guttenberger

Curatorial Researcher: All Chapters

Anja Guttenberger is an independent Bauhaus researcher, author, editor and curator based near Berlin. She studied art history, English and Spanish philology. → more