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Nadine Siegert

Dr. Nadine Siegert is a researcher, curator and publisher with a focus on modern and contemporary arts of the Global South. Currently she is the Deputy Director of Iwalewahaus, University of Bayreuth and member of the research project Revolution 3.0 at the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies. She was a Brooks International Fellow at Tate Modern and Delfina Foundation in 2018 and Curator in Residence at Vila Sul, Goethe-Institute in Salvador de Bahia in 2017. She curated a number of exhibitions such as Feedback: Art, Africa and the 1980 (2018), FAVT: Future Africa Visions in Time (since 2016), Mashup (since 2015) and GhostBusters (2012).
At the University of Bayreuth, she teaches modern and contemporary African arts and curatorial studies. In 2016, she published her PhD (Re)mapping Luanda on nostalgic and utopian aesthetic strategies in contemporary art in Angola (LIT). Since 2015, Siegert leads the project African Art History and the Formation of a Modernist Aesthetics, that explores the history of the art collections at Iwalewahaus, the Museum of World Cultures (Frankfurt) and the Makerere Art Gallery (Kampala). In this context, her current research project is on socialist aesthetic modernity in Africa.