bio | Anja Isabel Schneider studied American Literature in Los Angeles (UCLA) and Tübingen (Eberhard Karls Universität) as well as Art History and Curating in London. She holds an MA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art and an MFA in Curating from Goldsmiths, University of London. Currently, she is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM, Cuenca) and a member of the research group ARTEA. Research and scenic creation, Madrid (http://artea.uclm.es). From 2015–2020, she was a PhD fellow in Curatorial Research at M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp / KU Leuven, Lieven Gevaert Research Centre (LGC). In her doctoral position, she worked towards the exhibition Mermaid Honeymoon: A curatorial reflection on Allan Sekula’s “Ship of Fools” / “The Dockers’ Museum”, M HKA, Antwerp (2020) and co-curated with Hilde van Gelder and Carles Guerra Allan Sekula. Collective Sisyphus, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona (2017). Her writing has appeared in research journals, art magazines, exhibition catalogues and artist monographs. In 2011, she was the laureate of the 4th edition of MARCO/Frac Lorraine Award for Young Curators.
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