Dr. Clémentine Deliss
Dr. Clémentine Deliss, Guest Professor Theory and History
Class contact: Julian Asbäck
Dr. Clémentine Deliss is a curator, publisher and cultural historian. She studied art practice and semantic anthropology in Vienna, Paris, and London and holds a PhD from the University of London. From 2002–2009, she ran the international transdisciplinary collective “Future Academy” and between 1996-2007 she published the independent artists’ and writers’ organ “Metronome” in cities around the world. Between 2010–2015, she directed the Weltkulturen Museum in Frankfurt, instituting a new research lab to remediate collections within a post-ethnological context and curating “Object Atlas - Fieldwork in the Museum” (2011), “Trading Style – Weltmode im Dialog” (2012), “Foreign Exchange (or the stories you wouldn’t tell a stranger” (2014), and “El Hadji Sy - Painting, Politics, Performance” (2015). She was co-curator of the exhibition “Hello World. Revising a Collection”, National Galerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (April-August 2018). In 2017-2018 she was Visiting Professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts Paris-Cergy and held an International Chair at the Laboratoire d’Excellence des Arts et Médiations Humaines, Université, Paris 8 and Centre Georges Pompidou. In 2018-19, she was Interim Professor of Curatorial Theory and Dramaturgical Practice at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design. She was a Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Study (Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin) and is Faculty at Large for Curatorial Practice, School of Visual Arts, New York, and Mentor for the 2019 Berlin Program for Artists.