Department of Visual Arts and Film

Head
Anselm Franke

Anselm Franke has been Head of Visual Arts and Film at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) since 2013. There, he initiated and curated the exhibitions Parapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War (2017/18), 2 or 3 Tigers (2017), Nervous Systems (2016), Ape Culture (2015), Forensis (2014), The Whole Earth and After Year Zero (both 2013). He previously worked as a curator at KW Berlin and as director of the Extra City Kunsthal in Antwerp. In 2005 he and Stefanie Schulte Strathaus founded the Forum Expanded for the Berlin International Film Festival of which he has been co-curator since. He was the chief curator of the Taipei Biennial in 2012 and of the Shanghai Biennale in 2014. His exhibition project Animism was shown from 2009 until 2014 in collaboration with various partners in Antwerp, Berne, Vienna, Berlin, New York, Shenzhen, Seoul and Beirut. Franke received his doctorate from Goldsmiths College, London.

Program Coordination
Agnes Wegner
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Trainee
Lisa Deml
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Processing
Cornelia Pilgram
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Anke Ulrich
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Project Coordination The Most Dangerous Game
Franziska Janetzky
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Project Coordination Julius Lips
Nadja Talmi
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Project Coordination Parapolitics / Hubert Fichte
Syelle Hase
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Project Assistance Hubert Fichte
Marleen Schröder
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Project Coordination The Matrix of All Possible Narratives
Elisabeth Krämer (on parental leave)
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Project Assistance The Matrix of All Possible Narratives
Susanne Förster
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Production Coordination
Dunja Sallan
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Research Fellow
Paz Guevara