International Visitor Programme : October 2018

Christina Lehnert

Christina Lehnert is curator at Portikus, Frankfurt/Main. Prior to Portikus, she served as the interim director at Kunstverein Braunschweig in 2017. From 2015–2016 she was given a curatorial grant at Gebert Stiftung für Kultur in Switzerland, where she realized various group and solo exhibitions. Collaborations in the solo and group exhibitions included artists such as Thea Djordjadze, Georgia Sagri, Hanne Lippard, Gabriel Kuri, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Hannah Black, Mathis Altman, Aude Pariset, Jan Vorisek and Alicia Frankreich, et al.

In the past, she was a curatorial assistant at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein and Kunsthalle Bielefeld. She received an MA in art history from Humboldt University in Berlin with a focus on the media image in contemporary art.

Stephanie Seidel

Stephanie Seidel is Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami). Seidel has curated a number of exhibitions for ICA Miami, among others solo presentations of Thomas Bayrle, Tomm El-Saieh, Diamond Stingily, Sondra Perry, Louise Bourgeois and Edward and Nancy Kienholz. Forth coming exhibitions at ICA Miami include a survey for artist Judy Chicago.

Before joining ICA Miami, Seidel was a curator at the Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Germany, as well as for the commissioning project “25/25/25” for the Arts Foundation of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf, where she worked with contemporary artists, such as Neïl Beloufa, Sam Lewitt, Ken Okiishi, Pamela Rosenkranz, and Tercerunquinto. She also founded the project space Between Arrival & Departure in Düsseldorf, where she organized commissions by Sam Anderson, Olga Balema, Studio for Propositional Cinema and Cooper Jacoby, among others.