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Philipp Ziegler

ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Photo: Marvin Systermans

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Philipp Ziegler is head of the Curatorial Department at ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany. There, he has been responsible for numerous exhibitions as curator and co-curator since 2012 including »Seasons of Media Arts« (2021, 2020), »respektive Peter Weibel« (2019), »Hybrid Layers« (2017), »Exo-Evolution« (2016), and »Armin Linke. The Appearance of That Which Cannot be Seen« (2015/2016). Besides the ZKM he curated or co-curated several international projects such as the ifa (Institute for foreign Relations) exhibition »Future Perfect. Contemporary Art from Germany« which has toured internationally since 2013. In 2018 he was one of the curators of the 6th Guangzhou Triennial at the Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China, in 2021 he was part of the curatorial team of the exhibition »Machine Does Not Give Change«, Device_art festival, Zagreb, Croatia. Philipp Ziegler has written articles and essays in various magazines and catalogues and was recently the co-editor of the publication »Digital Imaginaries. African Positions Beyond Binaries«. He studied art history and history in Stuttgart, Germany and Milan, Italy.


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