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Angelika Stepken, Leiterin Villa Romana Florenz

The director of Villa Romana:
Angelika Stepken

Angelika Stepken took over as director of Villa Romana in November 2006. Following extensive refurbishment measures, she reopened the Villa in May 2007.


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Biography

Born 1955 in Moers in the Lower Rhine valley, Germany. She studied art history, philosophy and political science at the Freie Universität Berlin and worked initially as a feature pages editor and art critic. She realized numerous international exhibitions in Berlin and outside Germany between 1987 and 1998. She was appointed as Director of the Badischer Kunstverein in Karlsruhe in 1998. She has held a teaching position at the Art History Institute of Karlsruhe University and been vice-chair of AdKV (Organisation of German Art Associations). She has been the director of Villa Romana in Florence since November 2006.


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Solo exhibitions (selection):

Victor Alimpiev, Ewa Partum, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Alfredo Jaar, Ross Sinclair, Lili Dujourie, Moebius, Joelle Tuerlinckx / Willem Oorebeek, Martin Rosz, Klaas Kloosterboer, Jarek Flicinski, Rosa Barba, Fransje Killaars, Lori Hersberger, Edi Hila et. al.

 



Group exhibitions (selection):

2005:

“Kritische Gesellschaften” (Critical Societies) – Marlene McCarty, Heather and Patrick Burnett-Rose, Lukas Einsele, Florian Hecker, Martha Rosler, Allan Sekula, Jeroen de Rijke / Willem de Rooij, Eylem Aladogan, Arnika Larsson, Runa Islam, Stephen Willats, Fikret Atay, Lutz Fezer / Skafte Kuhn / Michel Stumpf, Indra, Park Chan Kyong, L. A. Raeven, Kai Schiemenz, Eva Keil, Anthony Howard, John Baldessari, Carey Young, Oliver Ressler, Jens Haaning, Hans Haacke, Kirstine Roepstorff, Carol Bove, Stephen Craig, Hans Peter Feldmann, Matthieu Laurette, Allan Sekula, WORLDS APART (Aydan Murtezaoglu / Bülent Sangar et al), Jeroen de Rijke/Willem de Rooij, Annika Larsson, Simon Wachsmuth, Thomas Killper, Isa Melsheimer, Twin Gabriel

 

2004:
„Sisters and Brothers and Birds“ – Songül Boyraz, Hatice Güleryüz, Nasan Tur, Aslı Sungu, Banu Cennetoglu, Anny und Sibel Öztürk, Nevin Aladag, Evren Tekinoktay, Fahrettin Örenli, Ümüt Bilgi

 

2003:
„PARA>SITES Who is moving the global city?” – Sean Snyder, Kyong Park, Lars Kordetzky, Marjetica Potrc, Sybil Kohl / Philipp Oswalt / Albrecht Schäfer, Oliver Musovik

 

2001:
„Uncertain Signs - True Stories“ – Lene Berg, Sanja Perisic, Tanja Ostojic, Fanni Niemi-Junkola, Neriman Polat, Henrietta Lehtonen, Ana Torfs, Sarah Anahory, Cristina Mateus

 

2000:
„edit“ - Ceal Floyer, Johan Grimonprez, Philippe Parreno, Erik Steinbrecher; „SansSouci oder: Die Kunst der Entsorgung - Esra Ersen, Angus Fairhurst, Malachi Farrell, (e.) Twin Gabriel, Ling Jian, Igor und Svetlana Kopystiansky, Olaf Metzel, Christian Schmidt-Rasmussen

 

1999:
„Welcome To The Art World“ – Stefan Altenburger, Pawel Altamer, Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani, Olivier Dollinger, Jens Haaning, Thorvaldur Thorsteinsson, Vibeke Tandberg



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