Dorothee Richter

Dr Dorothee Richter is a Professor in Contemporary Curating.

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Since 2005, Dr Dorothee Richter has been head of the Postgraduate Programme in Curating (MAS/CAS),, at the University of the Arts Zurich (ZHdK). She also founded the “PhD in practice in curating”, a collaboration of the Postgraduate Programme in Curating and the Department of Fine Arts, University of Reading, which is funded by ‘Swissuniversities’. Therefore she holds also a professorship at the University of Reading, UK. From 1999 to the end of 2003, Richter was artistic director of the Künstlerhaus Bremen, where she curated a discursive programme based on feminist issues, urban situations, power relation issues, and institutional critique. She has worked as a curator ever since. Some of her curatorial projects: New Social Sculptures at Kunstmuseum Thun, (2012) Speculative Curating, Performative Interventions, Migros Museum, Zürich (2016/17) at the moment she is also directing the OnCurating project space. See She is the publisher of , an online and print magazine on curatorial practice and theory. Her own PhD did deal with Fluxus, “Fluxus: Art – Synonymous with Life? Myths about Authorship, Production, Gender and Community”. In 2013, she released a film together with Ronald Kolb: Flux Us Now! Fluxus explored with a camera, which was screened for the first time at the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart in April 2013, at the Migros Museum in Zurich, and different European art academies and museums, see

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Dorothee Richter, January 31, 2019.

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