Katrin Klingan is a literary scholar, curator and producer of art and cultural projects. From 2003 until 2010 she was the artistic director of relations, an international art and cultural program initiated by the German Federal Cultural Foundation, where she curated and produced projects in the fields of the visual arts, theater, documentary film, television, contemporary thought, architecture and radio. She was previously programming dramaturge at the Wiener Festwochen and was the co-curator of, among others, Wahlverwandtschaften (1999) and du bist die Welt. 24 Episoden über das Leben von heute (2001). She has been the head of the Department of Literature and Humanities at Haus der Kulturen der Welt since 2011. There she was curator of, among others, The Anthropocene Project (2013-2014), co-curated the Research Project Global Prayers (2011-2013) as well as the symposia A Journey of Ideas Across. In Dialog with Edward Said (2013). Currently she is curator of the program 100 Years of Now (2015-2018).