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Anselm Franke
Anselm Franke

Anselm Franke, curator and critic, lives in Berlin
In the late nineties Franke has worked as an assistant director and producer for various theatre and film projects. Together with Hannah Hurtzig he developed new formats of thematic installations and public congresses for the Hamburg Kammerspiele (“Filiale für Erinnerung auf Zeit” www.filialefuererinnerung.de, 2001) and the Volksbühne in Berlin (International Mobile Academy, The Refugee: Services to Undesirables, 2002).
Since 2001 he is a curator at Berlin’s KW Institute for Contemporary Art (www.kw-berlin.de) where he co-organised events like the congress “Suchbilder” (www.suchbilder.de) and realised exhibitions such as the series “Image Archives” (among others with Harun Farocki, Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Christoph Keller) and “Productions” (with Bureau d’Etudes, Christoph Schäfer, Scheppe-Böhm-Pizzaroni, Gianni Motti, Tara Herbst/Veronika Gerhardt/Jochen Heilek and Com&Com) among various other projects and solo-exhibitions.