Doreen Mende

Member for

4 years 1 month




University of Arts and Design, HEAD Genève; Harun Farocki Institut Berlin

Short bio

Doreen Mende, curator-theorist, is currently professor for Curatorial Politics and head of the CCC Research-based Master and PhD-Forum at HEAD Genève/Switzerland. Recent curatorial projects include "Double Struggle" for Stars Are Closer and Clouds Are Nutritious at MMAG Foundation Amman, 2019; “Hamhung’s Two Orphans” for Bauhaus Imaginista at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, 2018; “The Navigation Principle” at the Dutch Art Institute, 2017; “The Prisoner Letter” at Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Sharjah Biennial 13 Offsite in Ramallah, 2017. Since 2015 she has been a founding member of the Harun Farocki Institut in Berlin.

Field of expertise

curatorial politics, spatial practices, visual cultures, archival practices, artistic internationalism, decolonizing socialism, advanced research practices

Working Group

WG4: Implementation: support, adoption, exploitation