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> Anselm Franke
Anselm Franke is a curator and writer based in Antwerp and Berlin. He is currently the Artistic Director of Extra City Center for Contemporary Art in Antwerp. Recent projects include Clinic: A Pathology of Gestures at Hebbel Am Ufer, Berlin, November 2006, curated with Hila Peleg and No Matter How Bright the Light, the Crossing Occurs at Night at KW Berlin, September 2006, with Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Ines Schaber and Judith Hopf. He was the curator of KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin until 2006, where he curated exhibitions such as Territories. Islands, Camps and Other States of Utopia (2003); Image Archives (2001/2002); The Imaginary Number (2005, together with Hila Peleg) and B-Zone - Becoming Europe and Beyond.

He has edited and published publications with Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König and others and is a contributor to magazines such as Parkett, Cabinet Magazine, Piktogram, Domus and ARCHIS. Anselm Franke is currently a PhD candidate in Visual Cultures/Center for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths College London.


Photo by Stefani Bürkle