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Jörn Schafaff
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Jörn Schafaff

Dr. Jörn Schafaff (1970) is an art art historian who researches, writes, and teaches about art of the 20th and 21st century. In 2017, he writes a treatise on “sets, scenarios and the art of situation” in which he discusses the relationship between exhibiting and performing. From 2009 to 2010, he was a founding member of the “Cultures of the Curatorial” study program at the Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts. From 2011 to 2014 he was a research associate at the Collaborative Research Centre Aesthetic Experience and the Dissolution of Artistic Limits at the Freie Universität Berlin. He is the author of How We Gonna Behave? Philippe Parreno. Angewandtes Kino (2010) and co-editor of Cultures of the Curatorial (2012), Kunst-Begriffe der Gegenwart8 (2013), Assign & Arrange: Methodologies of Presentation in Art and Dance (2014), and Timing: On the Temporal Dimension of Exhibiting* (2014).