Anselm Franke is a curator and writer based in Berlin, Germany. He is head of the Department of Visual Arts and Film at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. In 2012, he curated the Taipei Biennial, Modern Monsters / Death and Life of Fiction. His project Animism was presented in Antwerp, Bern, Vienna, Berlin, New York, Shenzhen, Seoul, and Beirut in various collaborations from 2010 to 2014. At the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, he has co-curated The Whole Earth: California and the Disappearance of the Outside (with Diedrich Diederichsen, 2013), After Year Zero: Geographies of Collaboration (2013), and Ape Culture (with Hila Peleg, 2015).
How does the exhibition as a medium partake in the ontological partitions of modernity? This text mobilizes the exhibition as a place particularly suited to a complex analysis of borders and frontiers...
Audio Research Program
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin