Nadja Quante

Nadja Quante
Nadja Quante, born 1977 in Leverkusen, is an independent curator based in Karlsruhe and Berlin, Germany. She studied Cultural Studies and Art Theory & Visual Studies (M.A.) at the University of Lüneburg (D). From 2008 to 2015 she worked as assistant curator and exhibition coordinator and from February 2013 until April 2014 as interim director at Badischer Kunstverein in Karlsruhe where she organised numerous exhibitions (amongst them solo shows of Nancy Holt, Stephen Willats and Aurélien Froment and the group shows LEARN TO READ ART. A History of Printed Matter and The School of Kyiv: Karlsruhe Class, Lecturer: Alexandra Exter) and curated the exhibitions Hold Repeat Pause with Hanna Schwarz and Emilie Pitoiset (2013), Pauline Boudry/Renate Lorenz: Patriarchal Poetry, (2013, co-curated by Anja Casser), Michaela Melián: In a Mist (2014), and Karin Michalski: The Alphabet of Feeling Bad & The Unhappy Archive (2014).
Her latest curatorial projects were the exhibitions 31.2 running meters on the history of Badischer Kunstverein (conceived together with students from the Karlsruhe University of Art and Design, July 2015-Oct. 2016) and a solo show of Hannah Weinberger (February-April 2016). She received a fellowship from Goethe Institut for a residency in Helsinki in Autumn 2016.
She is curator in residence at Fire Station for April 2016 
Imge credit: Exhibition view Michaela Melián: In a Mist, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe 2014


Photo: Stephan Baumann,