We are delighted to announce our next guest speaker for our Speaker Series — curator, art historian and author, Dr Dorothee Richter. She the is co-director of the Research Platform in Curating with the University of the Arts Zurich and PhD supervisor at in the Department of Art at Reading. She is also Director of the Postgraduate Program in Curating, Institute Cultural Studies, University for the Arts, Zurich.

She was Artistic Director of the Künstlerhaus in Bremen, Germany, where her curated program of projects, exhibitions, talks and symposiums have explored amongst others the issues of socially engaged practice, feminist positioning today and artistic collaboration. She has lectured at Merz Akademie in Stuttgart, the University of Bremen, the Critical Curatorial Cybermedia course at l’Ecole des Beaux Arts Geneva and at the University in Lueneburg. She also founded the Curating Degree Zero Archive, from 1998 to 2009. In 2008 she initiated the web-journal www.on-curating.org.

Many thanks to Michaelis Galleries’ curator Nkule Mabaso for facilitating Dr Richter’s visit and talk.

See details of the upcoming talk on the poster below