Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer

Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer joined the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig in 2009. He currently teaches there as a visiting professor of art history and visual studies and co-runs the MA program "Cultures of the Curatorial" together with Barbara Steiner. In his research he focuses on epistemology in artistic and curatorial practice. His writings comprise a monography on the Swiss artist Dieter Roth, edited anthologies on topics related to artistic practice and the curatorial as well as articles in the field of art criticism. Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer studied Comparative Literature in Tübingen, New York and Berlin. After completing his PhD thesis on the Swiss artist Dieter Roth he started to work in the field of exhibition making and scenography. Together with the artist Willem de Rooij he realized the exhibition and publication project "Intolerance" (2010/11) for the Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin.

Books

  • Beatrice von Bismarck, Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer (eds.), Cultures of the Curatorial, Vol. 4: Curatorial Things, Sternberg Press, Berlin / New York 2016 [in preparation]
  • Beatrice von Bismarck, Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer (eds.), Cultures of the Curatorial, Vol. 3: Hospitality – Hosting Relations in Exhibitions, Sternberg Press, Berlin/New York 2015 [in press]
  • Beatrice von Bismarck, Rike Frank, Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer (managing editor), Jörn Schafaff, Thomas Weski (eds.), Cultures of the Curatorial, Vol 2: Timing – On the Temporal Dimension of Exhibiting, Sternberg Press, Berlin/New York, 2014 []
  • Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané (eds.), Abstract Specific I Specific Abstract, Bomdiabooks, Berlin, 2013
  • Christian Driesen, Rea Köppel, Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, Eike Wittrock (eds.), Über Kritzeln – Graphismen zwischen Schrift, Bild, Text und Zeichen [On Scribbling – Graphism between Script, Image and Sign], diaphanes, Berlin, 2012
  • Willem de Rooij, Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer (eds.), Intolerance – Vol. 1 Melchior d'Hondecoeter (1636-1695),  Vol. 2 Hawaiian Featherwork, Vol. 3 Intolerance, Fey Media, Düsseldorf, 2010  
  • Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, Dieter Roth - Selbstbeobachtung als künstlerischer Schaffensprozesse [Dieter Roth - Self-Observation as Artistic Practice], Silke Schreiber, Munich, 2007

Texts

  • Punch Lines und Dematerialisierung – Typografie in den Spracharbeiten von Lee Lozano, in: Michael Glasmeier (ed.) Typografie als künstlerisches Ereignis seit den 1960er Jahren, Texten Verlag, Bremen 2015 (in press)
  • Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer und Beatrice von Bismarck, "Hospitality – Hosting Relations in Curatorial Situations", in: Beatrice von Bismarck, Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer (eds.), Cultures of the Curatorial, Vol. 3: Hospitality – Hosting Relations in Exhibitions, Sternberg Press, Berlin/New York 2015 (in press)
  • Curatorial Research? Towards an Epistemology of the Curatorial, in: "CRITIQUE D'ART", issue 45, Autumn/Winter 2015/16
  • Geometry, Scribble, Permutation, in: Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Animal That Doesn't Exist, Berlin 2015
  • Artists as Curators, in: Antje Krause-Wahl, Irene Schütze (eds.), Aspekte künstlerischen Schaffens der Gegenwart [Aspects of Contemporary Artistic Practice], VDG Weimar 2014, 98-116
  • Who's Present in Presentation? On Lothar Baumgarten's 'Evening of Time – Señores Naturales. Yanomami', in: Beatrice von Bismarck, Rike Frank, Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, Jörn Schafaff, Thomas Weski (eds.), Cultures of the Curatorial, Vol 2: Timing – On the Temporal Dimension of Exhibiting, Sternberg Press, Berlin New York 2014, 128-146
  • Écriture et dessin dans la pratique graphique de C. S. Peirce, in: Genesis – Manuscrits, Recherche, Invention. Revue internationale de critique génétique ITEM, Special Issue 37: verbal non verbal, 2013, 101-123

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