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Petra Stegmann

Petra Stegmann

area: Media Art / Theory

Key Facts

nationality

Germany

area

Media Art / Theory

residence

Potsdam

recommending institution

Transforming Freedom

time period

December 2011 - December 2011

Currently working on the project "The lunatics are on the loose ..." EUROPEAN FLUXUS FESTIVALS 1962-1977, which starts with a series of exhibitions in summer 2012 with various European partners.

Chairperson of the non-profit association DOWN WITH ART! e.V., created in 2011 with the aim to organize exhibitions, conferences, publications on anti-artistic tendencies. 

Curator of the international exhibition project FLUXUS EAST, that toured in Europe from 2007 to 2011; it was shown in Berlin (Künstlerhaus Bethanien), Vilnius (Contemporary Art Centre), Cracow (Bunkier Sztuki), Budapest (Ludwig Múzeum), Tallinn (KUMU Art Museum), Copenhagen (Kunsthallen Nikolaj), and Oslo (Henie Onstad Kunstsenter). 

Previously work for the Goethe Institute Warsaw, the Maecenata Institute, Berlin, and the House of World Cultures, Berlin, where she conceived and organized conferences (MIGRATING IMAGES, with Peter C. Seel; THE RE-TURN OF BEAUTY, with Peter C. Seel/Ackbar Abbas) and curatorial projects (THE PERFECT HUMAN BEING, THE SENSUAL CITY, THE BEAUTIFUL SOUL, with Peter C. Seel/Ackbar Abbas), and co-curated the CULTURBASE encounter CULTURAL VERSUS NATIONAL BORDERS.

Editor of: 

"The lunatics are on the loose ..." EUROPEAN FLUXUS FESTIVALS 1962-1977 (Berlin 2012)

FLUXUS EAST. FLUXUS-NETZWERKE IN MITTELOSTEUROPA/FLUXUS NETWORKS IN CENTRAL EASTERN EUROPE (Berlin 2007).

SCHÖNHEIT. VORSTELLUNGEN IN KUNST, MEDIEN UND ALLTAGSKULTUR (with Lydia Haustein; Göttingen 2006) 

MIGRATING IMAGES (with Peter C. Seel; Berlin 2004) 

TRIALOG UND ZIVILGESELLSCHAFT (with Martin Bauschke; Berlin 2000)

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