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Plath, Dr. Carina
Carina Plath (*1966) studied art history, classical archaeology, and Romance languages and literature in Münster, Bologna, Munich, and Bochum. She earned her doctorate at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum with a dissertation on Maria Nordman’s work of the 1970s. From 1994 to 2001 she was an art critic for “Das Kunst-Bulletin” (Zurich) and “Neue Bildende Kunst” (Berlin) and wrote numerous articles on contemporary art for catalogues and encyclopaedias. From 1999 to 2001 she completed a degree programme in curatorial studies at Bard College’s Center for Curatorial Studies, New York. In 2000 she curated the exhibitions “image a new” at the Center and “Platino” for the Goethe-Institut New York. Since 2001 she has been director of the Westfälischer Kunstverein Münster. The exhibitions she curated there include “formal social” (2002), “Prisoners” – a project by Paweł Althamer (2002), “Wilhelm Sasnal” (2003), “STREIK” (2003), “Valérie Favre” (2004), “Matthew Buckingham” (2005), and „T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G – Wahrnehmung und Film” (2005).
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