Roman Kurzmeyer

Roman Kurzmeyer

Lecturer in Aesthetics and Curator, Art Institute Basel, University of Applied Sciences & Arts, Northwestern Switzerland

A photographic portrait of Roman Kurzmeyer, taken by Gwenn Gadient
Portrait by Gwenn Gadient, 2018







He has authored many books, including monographs on Bill Traylor, Pawel Althamer, Aldo Walker, publications on exhibition making and a comprehensive study on the curatorial work of the late Harald Szeemann. Since 1999 he has been curating an art program at Atelier Amden in Switzerland, where he organized an exhibition of Judith Clark’s work in 2018.

Roman Kurzmeyer in conversation with Judith Clark

Discussing the uses of Warburg to create new theories around exhibition-making and how this relates to his review of Szeemann and his ideas about ‘showing’.