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Claudia Löffelholz

is a German born independent curator and journalist. After passing her Master's degree in Romance and Germanic Philology, she started her career as a cultural manager for Kulturbüro LaRete, Weimar, organizing European exhibition projects (überMENSCHEN, EUROPA VIDEO ARTE, RADAR, Coniugazioni). 

Her curatorial research focuses on time based art and new artistic strategies, especially on social practices, site and audience specific projects. In 2004 she founded together with Julia Draganović the curatorial collective LaRete Art Projects. She worked as co-curator for the International Award for Participatory Art promoted by the Legislative Assembly of the Region Emilia-Romagna, Italy (2009-2013).
She curated various exhibitions, projects and performances in Italy and abroad, among others: solo shows by Tea Mäkipää and Michele Zaza; together with Julia Draganović the cycle of performances VIRES. Exercises on Power–Exercises of Choice by Maria José Arjona and thematic group shows like Me, You, We and the Others and The Eye of the Collector. Actually she is working on an exhibition project focused on IRWIN (Galleria Civica di Modena, Italy, 2014; Kunsthalle Osnabruck, Germany 2015, Łaźnia Centre for Contemporary Art, Poland, 2016; Centre Pasquart, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland 2017).
She is a member of IKT (International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art) and she has published numerous essays and articles. 
Löffelholz lectures about Moving Image at the master program of the Fondazione Fotografia Modena.

 

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