Heike Munder

Member of the Federal Cultural Foundations Jury for "General Project Funding"

Curriculum vitae of Heike Munder

Heike Munder, born in Stuttgart, lives and works in Zürich, where she has served as the director of the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst since 2001. In 1995 she co-founded the Halle für Kunst e.V. in Lüneburg which she also co-managed until 2001. She has curated numerous exhibitions, e.g. on Stephen Willats (2019), Teresa Burga (2018), Jimmie Durham (2017), Liz Magor (2016), Dorothy Iannone (2014), Geoffrey Farmer (2013), Ragnar Kjartansson (2012), Tatiana Trouvé (2009), Tadeusz Kantor (2008), Rachel Harrison (2007), It’s Time for Action – There’s No Option (2006), Marc Camille Chaimowicz (2006), Yoko Ono (2005) and Mark Leckey (2003). In addition to her curatorial work at various institutions and her freelance projects, Heike Munder regularly teaches as a visiting lecturer, e.g. at the University of Lüneburg, Goldsmiths College in London, Jan van Eyck Academy Maastricht, University of Berne and the Zürich University of the Arts. She has written reviews and essays in diverse art journals, magazines and books since 1995, and has edited and written numerous catalogues and volumes. In 2012 she served as a member of the jury for the renowned Turner Prize (London) and the Škoda Awards (New Delhi).