From 2006 - 2010, Anselm Franke was director of the exhibition hall "Extra City" in Antwerp, where he curated a number of projects, including "Sergei Eisenstein – The Mexican Drawings" and "Mimetismé". He was co-curator of Manifesta 7 (2008) and the Brussels Biennial (2009). He is currently co-curator of the "Forum Expanded" at the Berlin International Film Festival and visiting lecturer at the Goldsmiths, University of London and the Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe. In 2012, he was curator of the Taipei Biennale. He has been head of the visual arts and film department at HKW since 2013.