Margit Rosen

Portrait of Margit Rosen
Year of birth, place
1974, 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).

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. Her research, publication activities (bibliography) as well as curatorial work is dedicated to the art of the 20th and 21st century, especially the history and aesthetics of electronic arts.

Memberships (selection)

  • Expert Committee on Culture of the German UNESCO
  • Advisory Board on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions of the German UNESCO
  • German Nomination Committee of the UNESCO "Memory of the World" program