Dorothea von Hantelmann

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Professor of Art and Society

A theorist, scholar, writer and curator whose work is at the forefront of new developments in contemporary art and exhibition culture, Dorothea von Hantelmann joins Bard College Berlin following her service as documenta Professor at the University of Kassel.

Dorothea von Hantelmann has held research positions at the Free University, Berlin and at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. She has curated and co-curated exhibitions and interdisciplinary projects at the Vienna Festival; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; the International Venice Architecture Biennale; and Villa Empain, Brussels and has written and edited numerous publications including How to Do Things with Art The Meaning of Art's Performativity; Die Ausstellung: Politik eines Rituals [The Exhibition: Politics of a Ritual]; and Notes on the Exhibition, in the "100 Notes - 100 Thoughts" series of documenta.