Barbara J. Scheuermann
Barbara J. Scheuermann (born 1975) obtained her Ph.d from the institute of art history at the University of Cologne in 2005. Currently she works as a curator for contemporary art at the Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany. She divides her time between Ludwigshafen and Berlin, where she has been running the project space Babusch. Project Space for Art from and about Elsewhere in her flat since 2009. Previously she worked as a curator for contemporary art at Tate Modern, London, and as an assistant curator at Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, as well as at the Haus der Kunst, Munich. Most recent curatorial projects include Dot.Systems – From Pointillism to Pixelation,at the Wilhelm-Hack-Museum 2012, The Secret Life of Abstract Forms at Hopstreet, Brussels 2011, and Where am I? at Experimenter, Kolkata, in 2010. In 2010 she travelled to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore to continue her research on contemporary art practice in India, funded by the Goethe-Institut. As an independent writer and art critic she has contributed to numerous art magazines as well as to several exhibition catalogues and other publications, particularly focusing on concepts of identity, performativity and narration.