Lunch Talk: Luisa Ziaja

History - Memory - Contemporary Art: 
Complex Interdisciplinary Relationships and Their Impact on Designing Exhibitions

When: Tue, Nov. 27, 2012 | 12.30 - 1.30 pm
Where: Liberal Arts Lounge, LA 197, UNO Lakefront Campus

Photo: Wolfgang Woessner

Photo: Wolfgang Woessner

Luisa Ziaja is a curator and author based in Vienna/Austria. Since 2006 she is co-director of the postgraduate master program ecm – educating/curating/managing at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. Exhibitions include re: ex-post. Critical Knowledge and the Post-Yugoslavian Condition (2010, Open Space, Vienna), Recollecting. Looting and Restitution (2008/09, MAK, Vienna, w/ Alexandra Reininghaus), Have The Cake And Eat It, Too. Institutional Critique as Instituent Practice (2008, Kunsthalle Exnergasse Vienna, w/ Charlotte Martinz-Turek), De-Revolution(2006, Galerie IG Bildende Kunst Vienna, w/ Berthold Molden),Hidden Hi/stories. Remapping Mozart, a project for Wiener Mozartjahr 2006 (diverse spaces, w/ Ljubomir Bratic, Araba Evelyn Johnston-Arthur, Lisl Ponger, Nora Sternfeld).

She was a lecturer at Technical University Vienna (2008/09), the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (2004/05), and Vienna Artschool (2004–06). She has edited and contributed to numerous exhibition catalogs, anthologies, and magazines on contemporary art, politics of history, exhibition theory and praxis informed by current socio-political questions.