While Dortmunder Kunstverein
is currently closed until further notice due to the city's recommendation, the museum digitally introduces you to their new director Rebekka Seubert. The cultural scientist has taken her new position in March 2020 and is expected to start her program from this fall.
Rebekka Seubert succeeds former director Oriane Durand, who has gained international attention for her outstanding program in the past five years. The new director will build on these achievements and continue exciting our members and visitors for young contemporary art from Germany and around the world with a strong art mediation and a selection of experimental projects linked to social and artistic discourse. In her work she will be supported by curator Linda Schröer.
Rebekka Seubert (b. 1985 in Frankfurt am Main) started her career after graduating from binational studies in cultural sciences (French-German Studies) at the Universities of Regensburg and Clermont-Ferrand, followed by her studies in Fine Art at École de Recherche Graphique, Brussels and at Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg.
Her first experiences as curatorial assistant at the exhibition hall Portikus, Frankfurt, were followed by a Volontariat at Bonner Kunstverein. From the end of 2018 she worked with Annette Hans as artistic director of Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg on solo-exhibitions by Dara Friedman and Annika Larsson. Through experimental formats such as Hi Ventilation and Realismus mit Schleife she brought young and more established artists in group exhibitions together and invited artists like assume vivid astro focus, Chris Reinecke or Juliette Blightman to Hamburg.
As a freelance curator Rebekka Seubert presented solo shows by Lucy Raven and Georges Adéagbo at Warburg Haus, Hamburg (co-curated with Prof. Petra Lange-Berndt) and together with artist Fion Pellacini she founded the temporary project space Il Caminetto in Hamburg.
Between 2014-16 she had a teaching assignment at Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg, upon invitation by Prof. Silke Grossmann.