MUNICH.- Haus der Kunst
announced that Dr. Jana Baumann will begin her work as a Senior curator at Haus der Kunst on 15 October this year.
Jana Baumann (b. 1984) completed her studies in Art History at the University of Bonn in 2010. She received her doctorate from the University of Bonn under Prof. Anne-Marie Bonnet; her dissertation, "Museum als Avantgarde. Museen moderner Kunst in Deutschland 1919-1933," was published in 2016 by Deutscher Kunstverlag, Berlin.
As a Associate Curator in the Department of Contemporary Art, Jana Baumann was responsible for the following exhibitions at the Städel Museum Frankfurt:
· Victor Vasarely. In the Labyrinth of Modernity; in cooperation with the Centre Pompidou, Paris (opening 26.9.2018), curator
· Photographs Become Pictures. The Becher Class (2017), co-curator
· David Claerbout. Die reine Notwendigkeit (2016), co-curator
Baumann has honed her experience since 2014: As an assistant curator at the Städel, she was involved in the projects "John Baldessari. Movie Scripts/Art" (2014-2015); "Eva Kotátková. Performance" (2015); and "Franz Erhard Walther. Schreitsockel und Standstellen" (2014).
During her previous curatorial activity, she was responsible for the project management of large-scale group and solo exhibitions as well as numerous experimental exhibition formats. Together with the other curators at Haus der Kunst, she can now develop a program that conveys and deepens the values, identities and diversity of globally active societies.