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).



  • "Annual catalog of books by artists published by Printed Matter. Includes over 100 pages of illustrated catalog entries with order form in back. Produced by the staff of Printed Matter, including Nancy Linn, Nan Becker, and Ernie Marrerro, with assistance from Beverly Naidus."
  • "This guest-curated group exhibition collects together for the first time, work made exclusively by the curator’s artist ex-boyfriends. The terms of the exhibition invitation, set out in an individual letter written by the curator, were that each of the four invited artists could decide to show whatever the budget allowed without further interference from the curator. Should they, however, wish to discuss ideas, production, or anything else, then the curator would be available to do so. […]"
  • klein published a catalog of his monochrome paintings before completing a single one of them. at the time, they thus existed in reproduction only.
  • "In 1968, at considerable expense, both real and through contributions of effort and material, the Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum originated, in Kansas City, Missouri, a production-exhibition entitled “The Magic Theater.” Thousands attended the two “runs” of the production in Kansas City, and subsequently the exhibit was presented at the art museums of St. Louis and of Toledo, Ohio. […]" (georg ehrlich)
  • In 1975 Art & Language (NY) conducted a series of discussions in Australia as an extension of their “Blurting” project - itself an extension of their Index project and designed as a manifold of conversational engines. As a process of emphasizing the problem of communication in general, of “cultural distance” and notions of provincialism, 12 of their “Blurts” were relayed via cable to discussion sessions in Melbourne and Adelaide as a process designed to accumulate “socio-cultural noise”. […]
  • 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".