Eva Birkenstock

Eva Birkenstock is the 2014 MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Resident at Ludlow 38. Since 2010, she has been Curator of the KUB Arena at Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria. Previously, she was the Artistic Co-Director of the Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, Germany. Together with Galit Eilat and Eyal Danon she initiated the Mobile Archive, a growing video archive that has been touring the world since 2007. She has curated and co-curated exhibitions with artists including Yona Friedman, Dani Gal, Dora Garcia, Nick Mauss, Katrin Mayer, Ulrike Müller, Emma Hedditch, Suchan Kinoshita, Johannes Paul Raether, Tris Vonna-Michell, Ian White and Susanne Winterling. Notable group projects include On Performance, 2010 (curated with Joerg Franzbecker); Nairobi – A State of Mind, 2012; and Beginning Good. All Good. – Actualizations of the Futurist Opera ‘Victory Over the Sun’, 2011 (with Kerstin Stakemeier & Nina Koeller). She most recently co-edited Art and the Critique of Ideology After 1989 and On Performance (2012), both for Kunsthaus Bregenz, as well as the artist books Tris Vonna-Michell (JRP|Ringier, 2011) and Dani Gal – Chanting Down Babylon (Argo, 2009). Birkenstock holds an MA in Art History and Cultural Anthropology from the Freie Universität Berlin.