Date and Location: Fr. 21st of April- 6 pm ZHdK 6.K04
Since 2012 Christine Litz is director of Museum für Neue Kunst (Museum for New Art) in Freiburg, Germany, a museum of modern and contemporary art. She studied Art History, German Language and Literature, and Education in Cologne and Bochum, where she completed her PhD in 2002 titled “It is unsubstantial. On Textuatilty in the Visual Arts in the 20th Century”.
Immediately prior to her engagement in Freiburg, she worked from 2009 to 2012 as head of project management at the dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, and helped to realize the artistic contributions of the 193 invited international artists.
From 2007 to 2009 she was a visual arts expert in the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony. She became internationally known as the project manager of sculptur projects münster 07, where she worked from 2005 to 2007 and realized projects of Suchan Kinoshita, Clemens von Wedemeyer, Mark Wallinger, Rosemarie Trockel, Manfred Pernice, Annette Wehrmann and Mike Kelley amongst others. At the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Litz was responsible for a weekly film- and lecture series from 1999 to 2000, and from 2000 to 2005 she was assistant to Director Kasper König at the Museum Ludwig. For the Museum Ludwig she curated exhibitions with Bruce Nauman, Mauricio Cattelan, Heike Beyer, and Lily van der Stokker. She initiated the “film-bar” together with Peter Allmann and developed the educational programs “Art: Dialogues” and “Young Night.”
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