Dorothee Richter

Dorothee Richter is an art historian, author and curator. She is Director of the Postgraduate Program in Curating, Institute Cultural Studies, Universtiy of Fine Arts, Zürich. She was a member of the research group Exhibtion Display, between 1999 and 2003 she was Artistic Director of the Künstlerhaus in Bremen, Germany, where her curated program of projects, exhibitions, talks and symposiums have explored amongst others the issues of socially engaged practice, feminist positioning today and artistic collaboration. She has lectured at Merz Akademie in Stuttgart, the University of Bremen, the Critical Curatorial Cybermedia course at l’Ecole des Beaux Arts Geneva and at the University in Lueneburg. She has collaborated with Barnaby Drabble on projects under the title Curating Degree Zero, from 1998 to 2009. In 2008 she initiated the web-journal www.on-curating.org.