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Carla Orthen - Art Historian M.A.

Profession:

Independent lecturer, writer and curator

since 2010

Doctorate

"ON OFF SPACES:

Räume künstlerischer Selbstorganisation in Deutschland und ihre Positionierung im Kunstfeld"

(Spaces of Artistic Self-Organization in Germany and their Positioning in the Field of Art)

advised by Prof. Dr. Beatrice von Bismarck, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig

supported by a doctoral studies grant from the Hans Böckler Foundation

 

2007-2008

Artist-run Gallery Stedefreund, Berlin

Artistic director


2005-2007

Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf

Executive Assistent

 

2003-2004

Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt

Traineeship at the curatorial department

Exhibitions:

At your own risk, 3', Near the Near East, Dream Factory Communism,

James Lee Byars, Yves Klein, Jonathan Meese, Julian Schnabel, Costa Vece

 

2003

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn

Master of Arts: Art History, German language/literature and History  

 

Lecturer:

 

"Call for Artists"

Lectureship Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg

Since 2010  

 

"Management im Kunstmarkt

(Art-Market Management)

Continuing education for gallerists and art-market entrepreneurs

Module V with Dr. Friederike Hauffe and Volker Diehl

Weiterbildungszentrum Freie Universität Berlin

Since 2009

 

"I love no Waiting: Models of Artists' Self-Organization by Comparison"

Workshop bw bildungswerk des bbk berlin

Since 2010 

 

Speaker:

 

"Zwischen verwalteter Freiheit und neoliberaler Selbstorganisation:

Kulturpolitik und künstlerische Praxis im Wandel"

(Between freedom and neoliberal self-organization: Cultural Policy and Artistic Practice in transformation)

Symposium and International Workshop

07.-08.03. 2013, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Zurich


"Artistic Self-Organization: The ‘Produzentenraum’ as Role Model"

Artistic Practices - 7th Conference of the Research Network Sociology of the Arts

05.-08.09. 2012, University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna

 

"Produzentenräume - Gut & Billig?"

(Alternative Art Spaces - Good & Cheap?")

Lecture series "Good & Cheap"

19.06. 2012, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Nürnberg

 

"War es Suizid? War es Mord?"

(Was it Suicide? Was it Murder?)

Panel diskussion on the conditions of cultural work

on the occasion of the dissolution of the artist run space dieschönestadt

With: Dr. Markus Haffner (Wien), Nancy Jahns (Raum Hellrot, Halle), Sebastian Löwe (ufo-Universität, Halle), Daniela Nadolleck (Neuer Saarbrücker Kunstverein), Carla Orthen (Fürth), Rita Lass (hr.fleischer, Halle), Anna Schimkat (A & V Projekt-und Hörgalerie, Leipzig)

23.02. 2012, dieschönestadt, Halle

 

"Selbstorganisierte Kunsträume:

Das Hybride. Das Solide. Die Krise. Das Scheitern. Die Alternative.

Mach es zu deinem Projekt!"

(Alternative Art Spaces:

The Hybrid. The Solid. The Crises. The Failure. The Alternative.

Make it your Own Project!)

Symposium "Das Kunstprojekt - emanzipatorische Praxis und optimiertes Selbstmanagement"

(The art project: emancipatory praxis and optimized self-management)

With Claudia Büttner, Mauricio Dias & Walter Riedweg, Eva Kernbauer, Birte Kleine-Benne, Anna-Lena Gugger, Rachel Mader, Carla Orthen, Marion von Osten, Barbara Preisig, Viola Vahrson, Kirsten Weiss, Judith Welter

08.-09.04. 2011, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Bern

 

"ROLE MODEL OFF SPACE"

Lecture Oct. 09, 2010 Symposium vierwändekunst Festival, Düsseldorf

 

"zu dir oder zu mir"

(your place or ours)

Discussion forum on the exhibition weekend "OFF/ON 2010" by the Munich artist-run spaces and art spaces of the City

Sept. 12, 2010, MaximiliansForum Munich

Presenter

     

"Do it yourself, but not alone:

Artists' Self-Organization in Artist-Run-Spaces"

Lecture May 25, 2010 Burg Giebichenstein, Hochschule für Kunst und Design Halle

 

"Panta rhei - flüchtig, flexibel und frei?"

(Panta rhei - Fleeting, flexible and free?)

Symposium “Wo, wenn nicht jetzt?” (If not now, where?), Oct. 31, 2009,

on the exhibitions

“Flüchtige Zeiten,” Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster

“over and out”, Kunsthalle Münster

Presenter

 

"OUR HOUSE IS YOUR HOUSE"

Selbstorganisation im internationalen Vergleich (Self-organization Around the World)

Symposium, Sept. 24–26, 2009, geh8 Kunstraum und Ateliers e.V., Dresden

Presenter and podium discussion moderator

 

Writer:

  

"Kunst Kiosk Kollektion"

(Art Kiosk Collection)

in: 18 Kubikmeter - hr.fleischer e.V. Kiosk am Reileck 2009-2015

Hrsg. hr. fleischer e.V., Halle 2017

 

"Unabhängig, widerständig, nichtkommerziell:

Räume künstlerischer Selbstorganisation in Deutschland"

(Independent, Resistant, Non-Profit: Alternative Art Spaces in Germany)

in: Floating Volumes #4 - Layering DiverCity: Stadt und Identität in der künstlerischen Forschung

Hrsg. Emine Sahinaz Akalin, Arne Bunk, Gustav Mechlenburg, Erich Pick

Textem Verlag Hamburg 2015

 

"Good Old Frenemies: Artist-run spaces"

in: vonhundert 03/2012 ed. Andreas Koch, Berlin

 

"Innerhalb - Zum Phänomen Produzentenraum"

(Inside - On Artist-run Spaces)

in: Ausserhalb (Outside), exhibition catalog ed. Kunstbüro der Kunststiftung Baden Württemberg 2012

 

"Artistic self-organization: The ‘Produzentenraum’ as role model"

in: Book of Abstracts, 7th Conference of the Research Network Sociology of the Arts, Vienna 2012

 

"Produzentenräume"

(Artist-run spaces)

in: news bulletin bbk Berlin 01/2011

 

"LUCE + ORTHEN + RÜFFER: The HGB-Experiment"

with Denis Luce / Marwin Rüffer, March 19–27, 2010

Galerie ARTACKER / Künstlerhaus am Acker! e.V., Berlin

exhibition cataloge ed. HGB Leipzig 2011

 

"Self-Organization"

Conversation with Sebastian Hein, Ladislav Zacac, Christoph Platz

in: oil in canvas, exhibition project curated by Sebastian Hein und Ladislav Zajac, Auf AEG Nuremberg

Exhibition catalog with texts by Michael Franz, Christoph Platz, Thomas Wagner, Peter Wendl

Ed. Verlag für Moderne Kunst, Nuremberg 2010

 

"Jan Brokof: (Nicht mehr) Teil einer Jugendbewegung sein"

(Jan Brokof:- (No longer) being part of a youth movement)

in: Significant Signatures (catalog edition) - Jan Brokof

Ed. Ostdeutsche Sparkassenstiftung, Dresden 2010


"duzen ok?"

Dialog with Stella Geppert

Exhibition catalog "Re: Aw: Aw: Aw: U75“, Speicher U 75, Düsseldorf 

 

"Kerstin Gottschalk: Verlaufsformen"

(Kerstin Gottschalk: Continuous Forms)

in: selected artists

catalog of artists awarded with the Berlin Senate Work Scholarship 2009

Ed. Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin 2010

 

“Julia Staszak: Carlas Stand”

(Julia Staszak: Carla's Booth)

in: Julia Staszak, exhibition catalog Columbus Art Foundation, Leipzig

with texts by Jörg van den Berg, Knut Ebeling, Carla Orthen, Petra Reichensperger

ed. columbus books by Revolver Publishing by VVV, Berlin 2009

 

"Stabile Unruhe"

(Stable Unrest)

in: Stabile Unruhe, exhibition catalog Hans-Böckler Foundation

with texts by Peter Birke/Bianka Buchen, Betty Pabst, Susanne Hinrichs, Dr. Wolfgang Jäger, Dr. Jörg Maas, Stefanie Manthey, Carla Orthen, Beate Rathke, Sylvia Rüttimann, Gaby Wiegelmann

Ed. Hans-Böckler-Stiftung Düsseldorf 2008

 

"Juergen Staack: Left Behind,...Missing Pictures"

in: Lido, The Magazine of KIT, Ed. KIT Kunst im Tunnel / Kunsthalle Düsseldorf 02/2007

 

"Inken Reinert: Schauseiten"

(Inken Reinert - Facades)

in: Die Gegenwart des Vergangenen (The Present of the Past), exhibition catalog Tapetenwerk Leipzig

Ed. Leipziger Kreis - Forum for Science and Art, Thomas Klemm, Kathleen Schröter Leipzig 2007

 

Curator:

 

"parkour_nolimits"

July 7-10, 2011, Exhibition hall Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Nürnberg

 

"Re: WG: AW: U75"

Exhibition with Stella Geppert

Oct. 15–17, 2010, Speicher U 75, Düsseldorf

 

"LUCE + ORTHEN + RÜFFER: THE HGB-EXPERIMENT"

Exhibition with Denis Luce / Marwin Rüffer, March 19–27, 2010

Galerie ARTACKER / Künstlerhaus am Acker! e.V., Berlin

Exhibition series "zweipluseins" (twoplusone) featuring young artists from the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst in Leipzig, created by Prof. Beatrice von Bismarck, Prof. Joachim Blank and Prof. Christin Lahr

 

"Stabile Unruhe"

(Stable Unrest)

Exhibition with selected recipients of grants from the Hans-Böckler-Foundation

with Bianka Buchen, Elvira Hufschmid, Ulrike Mohr, Betty Pabst, Katja Pudor, Beate Rathke, Inge Schmidt, Gaby Wiegelmann

Back-Raum im Con-Sum, Hans Peter Zimmer-Foundation, Düsseldorf

 

"Abwesenheitsnotizen"

(Absent Notes)

an exhibition project by <gap> invited by Museum Abteiberg / Museum X Mönchengladbach

in: gap Reader, ed. Schloss Ringenberg 2008

 

"gap"

three-year curatorial scholarship at Atelier- und Ausstellungszentrum Schloss Ringenberg 2005-2008