Nicola Lepp is a cultural scientist and exhibition curator based in Berlin. Since 2001 she has been a partner in the curatorial office Praxis für Ausstellungen und Theorie. She is the curator of many exhibitions, including WUNDER (Miracles): Art, Science, Religion, Everyday Life at the Deichtorhallen, Hamburg; Work: Meaning and Care at the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden; PSYCHOanalysis: On the Occasion of Sigmund Freud’s 150th Birthday at the Jewish Museum, Berlin; and The New Human: Obsessions of the 20th Century at the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden. She was also the exhibition designer for 100 Years: Max Frisch at the Museum Strauhof, Zürich and Akademie der Künste, Berlin; and 10+5=God: The Power of Signs and Numbers at the Jewish Museum, Berlin. Her lectures and publications focus on theories of material culture, and exhibition theory and practice. She was a lecturer for many years at the University of Applied Sciences, Potsdam and currently teaches exhibition design and dramaturgy at the FH JOANNEUM in Graz, Austria.
Friday, June 8, 2012