Brief CV
Anselm Franke is a critic and curator based in Berlin, and curator of the Taipei Biennial 2012. He recently curated the exhibition and publication project "Animism" in various collaborations and chapters shown in Antwerpen, Bern, Vienna, Berlin and New York between 2010-12. He was director of Extra City Kunsthal Antwerpen (2006-2010) where he organized exhibitions such as "Sergei Eisenstein - The Mexican Drawings" and "Mimetismé", and he was a co-curator of Manifesta 7 (2008) and the Brussels Biennial (2009). He is a researcher at Goldsmiths College University of London and a lecturer at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe. Since 2006, he is co-curator of the Forum Expanded of the International Filmfestival Berlin. He is Head of Visual Arts at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin.