Margit Rosen

Portrait of  Margit Rosen
Year of birth, place
Munich, Germany
lives and works in
Karlsruhe and Munich, Germany
Institute / Department
Collections and Archives
At the ZKM
  • 2016

    Head of Department
    Wissen – Collections, Archive & Research


Margit Rosen studied art history, political science, philosophy and media arts at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design (HfG), and the University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne).

She has been research associate and curator at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe since 1999. Together with Christian Schön, she also curated  the lothringer13/halle, the Municipal Art Gallery, Munich in 2002–2003. In 2016 she was appointed Head of Collections, Archives & Research at ZKM.

Margit Rosen taught at HfG | University of art And Design Karlsruhe, at CAFA Beijing and is a faculty member of the Master's program MediaArtHistories at the Danube University Krems. In 2011 and 2013, she was a visiting professor at the Art Academy Münster. She publishes on 20th and 21st century art, art and politics and the history of the electronic arts.