About

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).

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  • consists of 135 photographs of her naked pregnant body, arranged in nine rows to represent each month of her pregnancy. her belly in the center of the image becomes more and more the focus of attention and the viewer's "gaze".
  • "The printed works included in this exhibition […] have been organized not by style, date of execution, or artist, but according to the following categories: Governments and Leaders, Race and Culture, Gender, Nuclear Power and Ecology, War and Revolution; and Economics, Class Struggle, and the American Dream." included was, a.o., mary beth edelson's "some living american women artists".
  • "[…] Each artist was given a full page for their project. The project was organized by Doug Ashford, Julie Ault, and Felix Gonzalez-Torres for Group Material. Inserts was sponsored by the Public Art Fund and published as a supplement to the Sunday New York Times, May 22, 1988, […]" "Inserts is a project by Group Material with artworks by Mike Glier, Jenny Holzer, Barbara Kruger, Carrie Mae Weems, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Nancy Spero, Nancy Linn, Hans Haacke, Richard Prince, Louise Lawler. […]"
  • "in 1994 trevor fairbrother curated an exhibition at the boston museum of fine art called 'the label show: contemporary art and the museum.' it was an engaging show; works that normally had one label had two or more, and the labels were also signed by the individuals who wrote them – a very important contrast to the ways museums typically aspire to present themselves as disinterested authorities." (joseph grigely, "exhibition prosthetics", london: bedford press, 2010, p. 16)
  • website of the imaginary "museum für moderne kunst münchen", art project by hans-peter porzner
  • in 1960 stanley brouwn declared all of the shoe shops in amsterdam as one of his exhibitions.
  • Karoline Swiezynski on Instagram: “The book is a choreography that is activated by one performer for a single audience or a group of people. 📖 🎤 📚  Our new work in its…”
  • Marina Ryfer on Instagram: “Amarras concretas. #marinaryfer #art #contemporaryart #arte #artecontemporanea #sculpture #escultura #brazilianartist”
  • Luciano Perna on Instagram: “Raymond Pettibon, “I believe everything in it, because it is a book.” Ink on paper. 1987 #raymondpettibon #raymondpettibonart…”