Julia Schäfer

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Julia Schäfer, Council Chair at FAIL (, member of the Board of Trustees of D21 Leipzig, trainer at HHL Leipzig, since 2021 student teacher at Thomasgymnasium in Leipzig. 2019 Founder of - From 2001 to 2021 curator and art mediator at the Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, 2000 assistant at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, 1999-2001 freelancer at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, studied liberal arts, art education and German language and literature at the University of Osnabrück and the Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Dresden. Teaching assignments at Burg Giebichenstein, Halle/Saale, the Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig, the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, the Federal Academy for Cultural Education Wolfenbüttel, the Academy of the Bauhaus Foundation Dessau, the lab.bode in Berlin and the Goethe Institute, among others.

Julia Schäfer researches mediation strategies in the curatorial field of contemporary art. Coming from the fields of mediation and visual arts, these two fields of reference form essential pillars of her curatorial thinking and acting.

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