Interface Cultures Guestlecture Series
Genoveva Rueckert // Curating Media Art
Thursday, 19th of January 2023 // 12:00 – 13:00
About experiences in 20 years as a curator for media art exhibitions,
including from 2003-2021 CyberArts, the exhibition of Prix Ars Electronica winners, including media art pioneers such as Roy Ascott, Jeffrey Shaw, Jasia Reichhardt and Leonardo/ISAST, Special Featured Feminist Media Artist Lynn Hershman Leeson.
Genoveva Rückert is a curator at the OÖ Landes-Kultur GmbH and is responsible for the Artist in Residence Program OÖ AIR, newly established in 2020 under Alfred Weidinger. Originally at the OK Center for Contemporary Art since 2003, she is a lecturer on spatial theory a. o. at the Art University Linz, since 2005. She curated many international exhibitions, was responsible for the development of the program, and the publications, and was the head of the department for development and art mediation at the OÖ Kulturquartier since 2011. Key work areas: group shows and thematic exhibitions & publications: spatial art and theory, especially media art, spatial installations art in public space, and art in the expanded institutional field.