Regine Ehleiter is a curator and writer based in Berlin, and a part-time lecturer in the Art History Department of the University of Hildesheim.
She studied Cultural Studies, Art History and Journalism in Leipzig and London. In 2011, Regine joined the curatorial team of Kunsthalle Baden-Baden where she initiated a platform for changing displays of books by independent publishers (Publishers’ Corner), organised solo exhibitions by Böhler & Orendt, Rachel Sussman and Triin Tamm, and co-curated a major exhibition on contemporary wall works (Auf Zeit, 2013). Following that, she worked for the 6th f/stop Festival for Contemporary Photography in Leipzig. In 2016, she was awarded a Curatorial Fellowship of the state of Rhineland Palatinate as part of which she organised the exhibition What’s Unfolding (2017) at Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck.
Parallel to her curatorial work, Regine is pursuing a PhD on practices of exhibiting in publications in the 1960s and 1970s, supervised by Beatrice von Bismarck at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig. In 2015, she was awarded a doctoral grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), which allowed her to do extensive archival research in New York City and Washington, D.C. From March to May 2016, she was a guest researcher at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, and from until September 2019, a Predoctoral Visiting Scholar at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.
Regine regularly contributes to art magazines and has lectured at various universities and art institutions in Germany and abroad. In 2014/15, she taught a seminar on ‘Curating in the Expanded Field’ at Universität Leipzig. Most recently, she was a visiting lecturer in Curatorial Studies Department at Goethe Universität Frankfurt (2017/18).