Christian Hiller

Curatorial Researcher: Still Undead

Christian Hiller (*1975) is a media scientist, curator and editor at ARCH+ Zeitschrift für Architektur und Stadtdiskurs (ARCH+ journal for architecture and urban discourse).

He studied film and media studies in Bochum, Barcelona and New York. He collaborated on interdisciplinary exhibition projects such as Talking Cities (Zeche Zollverein, Essen 2006), Shrinking Cities (Liebfrauenkirche, Duisburg, 2008; Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, 2008; Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 2008), Updating Germany (Venice Biennale of Architecture 2008, German Pavilion; Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), Frankfurt 2008), transmediale.09 (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin 2009) and Klimakapseln (Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg 2010).

From 2009 until 2011 he was member of the research group Art as Research (Junge Akademie, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities) and co-founder of the series Salon Art + Science (Akademie der Künste, Berlin). From 2010 to 2013 he worked as a researcher on the DFG-project Urban Interventions (HFBK University of Fine Arts Hamburg).

As guest curator for the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation he realized the exhibitions Bauhaus in Action (Bauhaus Dessau, 2009), Kurt Kranz: Programming Beauty (Bauhaus Dessau, 2010), (SESC, São Paulo, 2013; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile, 2014) and Human-Space-Machine. Stage Experiments at the Bauhaus (Bauhaus Dessau, 2013; Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, 2014; National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul 2014). He edited several publications to accompany the exhibitions and the DVD series Edition Bauhaus. From 2014 to 2016 he worked as co-curator at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, where he was head of research for the exhibition project Wohnungsfrage and edited the publication series Wohnungsfrage. Since 2016 he has been part of the curatorial team of project bauhaus and editor of ARCH+. Since 2017 he has worked as a curatorial researcher for bauhaus imaginista.